Assistant Product Manager - Childrenswear

  • Job Reference:
    AW4828
  • Date Posted:
    07 April 2022
  • Recruiter:
  • Location:
    Leicestershire
  • Salary:
    On Application
  • Job Type:
    Permanent
  • Work Hours:
    Full Time
  • Contact:
    Angela Wilkinson
  • Email:
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Job Description

Our client is a fast paced and demanding sourcing office with global operations. They now have a rare opportunity for an Assistant Product Manager to join their busy Leicester office working with the childrenswear team with regular travel to India.  

Assistant Product Manager - The Role:

  • Responsible for driving and maximising sales and profit by developing exciting, beautiful and excellent quality jersey products in line with CP across a broad range of departments.
  • You must build great relationships with the UK buying and design teams, working with them to understand the needs of the customer.
  • Management of customer visits and buying trips. 
  • Working with the merchandising and technical teams to ensure quality product offers, samples and quotes are always fast and accurate. 
  • Establish and implement product and sourcing strategies to achieve the sales targets alongside your PM and Merch Manager.
  • Deliver and present each season's key fabric and trim trends.
  • Monitor status of tech sales re budget on a continual basis and react as required. 

 Assistant Product Manager - The Candidate:

  • 3-5years of relevant experience in a baby or childrens jerseywear.
  • Experience working with the UK market with a keen eye for design, trends and understanding of UK taste levels.
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English.
  • Strategic thinker to be able to offer a competitive edge.
  • Strong analytical, negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • Comprehensive garment technical knowledge.
  • Resourceful, energetic and a self starter.
  • Confident presenter.
  • Able to travel regularly to India. 

 Assistant Product Manager  - The Package:

  • Competitive salary DOE and benefits 

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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