Product Manager

Innovative and dynamic environment, Expansive and market leading product range, Opportunity to join an evolving & industry leading business.

The Company

Chervon Australia is an evolving business as a direct manufacturer in four key categories ranging from Power Tools and Outdoor Power Equipment in the Australian & New Zealand Hardware Industry. The organisation has a progressive feel to it where people innovate, collaborate and share a joint vision of 'Better Tools, Better World'. Within Chervon, 70% of our business sits within the Power Tools category ensuring constant innovation whilst pushing the boundaries of the R&D team based in China. The business has gained significant momentum of more recent times in the Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) market delivering true innovation and market leading products with the release of EGO Power Plus - the industrys first 56V Lithium-Ion Battery Outdoor Power Equipment system.

The Role

We are seeking a committed Product Manager with a successful track record in both the Hardware and Specialists retail OPE & Power Tool industry.  

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the successful applicant will play a vital role in further developing and expanding our portfolio of brands and products across the OPE and power tool categories.

Responsibilities

Your primary objectives are;

  • Product Management: Manage a varying portfolio of products, creating and executing category plans;
  • Product Development: Identify and lead the new product development process for your categories, working effectively across internal departments, including sourcing and sales as well as global offices;
  • Consumer Research: Initiate research projects to support your category needs; 
  • Market Analysis: Conduct regular reviews and analysis of the market and competitor activity;
  • Category Presentations: You will be 'our face' for your respective areas and will be required to present range plans to internal counterparts and external stakeholders in range review meetings.  You must be able to demonstrate great oral and written communication skills.
  • Sales Interface: Manage and action sales requests for product presentations and range development. You will be responsible for ensuring relevant staff are educated and armed with the right tools to sell.

Skills & Experience

  • Solid exposure to Product Management and Development
  • 3+ years in product management experience
  • Demonstrated abilities in managing multiple products and projects, whilst responding to market demands in a dynamic consumer environment
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Ability to work well and collaboratively in a small team
  • Attention to detail: packaging, copy writing and sign-off are a key component of your role, so you must be strong in this area
  • Tertiary qualifications in a marketing discipline (or similar)
  • A positive, can-do attitude!

Benefits

  • To be part of an evolving business driving innovation & industry leading products
  • Attractive base remuneration + Bonus + Super + Business Tools
  • Location: Rowville, Victoria
  • On-site Parking
  • Commencement date:  Immediately

Essential attributes include planning and organisation skills, business acumen, IT proficiency and an energetic, self-motivated, positive and professional individual displaying initiative to complete a variety of tasks.

In return for excellence, the successful person will be offered an attractive package including base salary, and an incentive scheme that recognises achievement. 

This is a rare opportunity to join a business that is currently evolving to further grow and strengthen brand and market leadership through innovation and product.

Applications close 15th December 2019

25/11/2019 $0 Eastern Suburbs 1 Marketing & Communications
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