Reference : 575922

Assistant Product Manager

  • Marketing
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 01/29/2020

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – Our key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Assistant Product Manager opportunity in Ruddington, Nottinghamshire.

This exciting role will see you work alongside the Senior Product Manager to help define and deliver profitable solutions for new product introductions, product launches, marketing campaigns and promotional activities. You will work in the Commercial Team and is closely aligned with sales, communications and technical functions.

How will you support us?

In the role as Assistant Product Manager you will;

  • Analyse and evaluate market opportunities, using data and insight, to identify and recommend new product introductions, aligned with business and market needs

    • Capture customer feedback to assist in the development of new products or the repositioning of existing products and ranges

    • Conduct regular competitor product reviews and report findings

    • Manage the end to end development and introduction of new products, using the NPI process as a risk management tool to ensure effective development, commercialisation and launch

  • Manage products through all stages of their lifecycle stages; regularly reviewing performance and proposing initiatives to maximise profitability

  • Work with the Promotions Manager and creative agencies to propose and deliver campaigns and promotions, putting measures in place to monitor ROI and measure success

  • Work with Business Managers to produce and execute customer promotional plans, including targeted cross selling, upselling and product bundling, to drive sales

  • Produce content, collateral, sales presentations and training tools


What kind of person are we looking for? 

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?

For the Assistant Product Manager specifically it is important that you have:

  • Commercial experience at Assistant Product Manager / Product Developer / Product Executive level

  • Experienced in delivering product launches and marketing campaigns

  • History of developing tangible products

  • Exposure to the full marketing mix

  • PC literate: Word, Excel & PowerPoint

  • Requires full UK driving license


Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale. We have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions. 

You are applying to work with Artex this is one of more than 30 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change. 

Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.

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