Product Manager - Ophthalmic Lenses - UK & Northern Europe

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  • Lead and develop the overall strategy of specific product categories
  • Must be a graduate with Professional Marketing qualification
  • Excellent package on offer
  • Preferably based in London but not mandatory

Product & Category Manager job in the UK & Northern Europe.  Zest Optical are currently looking to recruit a Product & Category Manager for a global leader in the Optical sector. 

The Product & Category Manager will be in charge of leading and developing the overall strategy of specific product categories to achieve sales target. The successful candidate will manage and take ownership of a specific range of ophthalmic lenses to increase sales, profitability and achieve sustainable growth. The individual will preferably be based in London but this isn’t mandatory.  This role is a Multi-network with a North Europe scope (UK, Ireland, Nordics and Benelux).

Product & Category Manager – Role

  • Manage the launch of new products
  • Plan and implement growth development strategies for the product categories you are in charge of.
  • Work with the Digital team on the media plan and digital initiatives to drive brand awareness
  • Coordinate plans with the Trade teams to develop promotional initiatives, marketing collaterals and ensure brand store visibility
  • Provide category insights and proposals by analysing marketing and customer data and monitoring relevant market conditions.
  • Attend regular meetings with EMEA team
  • Collaborate with the sales team and with customers from all channels, to gain an understanding of the market dynamics and to identify market needs and future solutions

Product & Category Manager – Requirements

  • Graduate with Professional Marketing qualification, degree level or equivalent
  • Proven experience in category management or a brand manager role
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills
  • Very organised and great attention to details

Product & Category Manager – Salary

  • Competitive base salary
  • Excellent bonus scheme
  • Range of additional benefits

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