Product Manager - Temporary

Location: Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Product Manager – temporary contract
Location: Sandtoft, Doncaster, DN8 5SY
Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
Duration: For approximately 18 months
About Us
Wienerberger is the world's largest producer of bricks and the No. 1 producer for clay roof tiles in Europe, with 204 plants across 30 countriesThe Wienerberger group has been manufacturing quality building products since 1819 when we opened our first factory in Vienna, Austria. Our presence in the UK is currently larger than at any point in our 200 year history, employing c 1200 people across our Head Office, 4 showrooms, 13 manufacturing sites and 6 distribution centres.
We are currently looking to recruit a Temporary Product Manager to be based at our Roofing HQ, Sandtoft in Doncaster.
Job Outline:
To manage the roofing portfolio of products and run the day to day project activity surrounding product development and project work for the roof category.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for running day to day project activity with product development and product management related projects.
  • Liaise with commercial and production personnel to resolve problems relating to the product range.
  • Manage the product roadmap for the Wienerberger product portfolio
  • Actively collaborate with Sales in a customer facing role to champion the product view and product development project implementation.
  • Support in the creation of NPD communication with help of marketing team.
  • Work with marketing team to deliver FAB (Features, Advantages, Benefits) by product group and to ensure the delivery of quality on-brand, on budget and on time marketing campaigns
  • Assume responsibility for running and owning projects from brief to execution. Involving all the necessary stakeholders along the way, ensuring that everyone is clear on the status of your projects at all times and any concerns or issues are escalated in a timely manner.
About You:
Essential Skills & Experience:
  • 2 years + experience as a product manager.
  • CIM qualified desirable
  • Degree qualified
  • Ability to influence others and promote the strategic plan
  • Ability to work with excel and other reporting / analysis tools
  • Experience of managing the product pipeline and projects to a given timeline and budget
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