Product Manager - Consumer Goods

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary:
Contact: Natalie Rogers

About the company

Our client is a national consumer goods business and category leading brand with strong market share across multiple product categories, who have built their reputation on design excellence, product innovation and trusted quality. The company has a strong commitment to research and development as well as to develop and market new products to help enhance consumer experience as well as a strong commitment sustainability.

They are currently seeking a creative and driven Product Manager who is passionate about product and brand to join their team to help manage and deliver on product development projects across multiple categories to meet the brand's strong growth agenda and meet consumer needs both today and into the future.

About the role

Reporting to the Product Development Manager, this newly created role will see you have full ownership of the end-to-end NPD process as well as lead the thinking around product conception, working through the product life cycle to launch it to market into key channels including Coles, WW and Big W.

As apart of this diverse role you will own product management, renovations and innovation both working with local manufacturing and sourcing from international suppliers as well as working cross functionally with design and marketing teams.

This position is perfect for an innovative and commercial thinker who lives and breathes product and has a natural knack for identifying new and upcoming trends!

Skills & experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field preferred or equivalent experience
  • Prior experience within an Assistant Product Manage or Product Manager role or similar with FMCG or Consumer Goods
  • Ability to manage the NPD lifecycle and exposure to the stage gate process
  • Knowledge of the product manufacturing process and experience working with either local or internationally based suppliers
  • Exceptional relationship building and stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, project management and organisational skills

Culture:

Our client is continuing grow as a business as it looks to build internationally and to deliver smart, innovative solutions to its consumers. Internally you would be working within a tight knit and highly passionate team.

You will be becoming a part of a market-leading business with hugely exciting plans to constantly innovate and strengthen its position in the market. If you love being creative and developing new and exciting products, then we'd love to hear from you!

The successful candidate will be proactive, enthusiastic, and fluid. You will be consumer centric in your thinking and have a passion for product development and trend identification. You will have strong communication and relationship building skills as well as solid project management and problem-solving skills.

How to apply

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