Product Manager – Office Products Division

3 - 8 Years
Mumbai

Job Description

Position:

Product Manager - OPD


Location:

Mahim (Mumbai)


Reporting To:

Brand Manager


Experience Required:

3 to 8 Years


Industry:

Stationery / FMCG


Qualification:

MBA in Marketing


Preferably experience from stationary or FMCG background.


He/She should have good experience in handling product management in marketing.


Job Description:


Product Manager is expected to perform the following:

  • Study of market / competitors product, understand customers expectations, usage pattern by doing primary/secondary research for information gathering.
  • Review the companies existing product portfolio and recommend opportunity for future product extension by reviewing product usage trend and market requirements, exploring new product ideas product usage or packaging aesthetic changes.
  • Study of competition by comparing the company's product to competitors' products and suggesting improvements / new sku / new product introduction based on market potential study.
  • Closely liase with inter departments like production/ R&D / Quality / Finance/ purchase/SCM and sales for pre-product planning and new product introduction.
  • Plan launch plan of new product introduction, sku introduction to increase market share by working with sales team.
  • Creating go to market communication strategy / plan / story and closely liase with the sales team for the launch and growth of the product.
  • Continuous market visits with field salespeople and evaluating sales call results in retail.
  • Provide information to seniors by preparing product sales forecasts based on market growth / opportunity
  • Hands on with excel for reporting and analysis of products.
  • Inventory planning based on sales forecasting.
  • Price waterfall study of competition in various zones through continuous field visits
  • Liasing with artwork team for product collateral design and also with promotion team for creating awareness / visibility campaigns
  • Packaging expertise will be an added advantage.
  • Determines product pricing through market research data, competition pricing, reviewing production costs; anticipating volume; costing special and bulk orders, if any.
  • A team person who is expected to possess good communication and inter departmental skills.

  • Companies like Doms, Hindustan pencils, Faber Castle will be an added advantage.

  • Personal & Professional skills-set:
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication with professional acumen.
  • Time Management skills, Multitask, Team Management skills.
  • Action Oriented.


Keyskills

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above

Education-

UG:B.Com - Commerce

PG:MBA/PGDM - Marketing

Company Profile

KORES (INDIA) LTD.

Kores is among Indias most trusted and respected brands. As a highly diversified business conglomerate, Kores India Ltd. operates across multiple industry verticals. From Office Products to Pharmaceuticals, Foundry to Engineering Infrastructure to Business Automation Products our company is renowned for offerings that deliver high value
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Contact Company:KORES (INDIA) LTD.

Salary

Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Role Category

Marketing

Role

Product Executive

Employment Type

Full Time, Permanent