Product Development Manager




Marketing, Product Manager


£28,000 to £30,000 Per Annum


West Drayton

Contract Type:

Full time

Date Posted:

08/11/2022 14:51:00

A product Development Manager is required for a company in West Drayton to manage the product development lifecycle of licensed homewares merchandise sold in large retailers and exported globally, previous experience required £28-30Kpa.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing company that offer real progression with no limits!

What You'll Do

  • Manage multiple projects from initial idea through design determination, development, costing, material specifications and into production.
  • Creation of project timelines to ensure all dates are maintained internally, with our customers, licensors and factories.
  • Communicate and coordinate with designers, licensors, factories to drive projects forward through production.
  • Ensure deliverables are sent to the factory to allow for enough time for production including initial project specifications and artworks are comprehensive of all project specifications and project details.
  • Ensure product meets costing targets and profit margins.
  • Establishes and maintains rapport with Licensors and ensures that products are produced correctly and have received all necessary approvals.
  • Keep a track of all aspects of product development including costing/sampling/artworks and approvals. Update all trackers without fail.
  • Partners with the supply chain team to ensure communication on delivering a project on time
  • Manages creative artwork requests from account managers and controls the designer schedule.
  • Support Sales with Product decks, meeting follow up such as sampling, future line and sourcing products with far east suppliers.
  • Co-ordinate FSDU/CDU development.

Work with global offices to gain insight into future opportunities on new product

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.