My client is a leading distributor of parts to the UK and Europe. A company that has gone from strength to strength, and are now looking to hire a Head of Product, leading a team of 24. This is a company that truly values its staff and clients! Are you someone who is looking for a business that cares, that wants to drive your career and team forward?
You will be responsible for a team who deals with everything related to products! With Access to 2.5 million stocked parts, you will be looking after a team who are responsible for; specifications, images, part diagrams, part setup and all data associated with this. This role will be hands-on and you will be involved in product investigating, handling and analysing large data sets in relation to product specifications as well as ensuring team productivity.
The Role:You will be responsible for understanding, contributing and delivering the Company strategyTraining, coaching & developing individuals to maximise their performance, development & productivityLeading the Product Data TeamMaximising inter-departmental communication of project developments to ensure timely deliveryMaximising work flow through effective people management, KPI setting, reporting and dashboardsDeveloping the back office systems to reduce duplicate input, either through in-house development or outsourcingDeveloping best practices in data management and controlImprove department efficiencies Ensure the data & content are at least as good as the OEM, focus on regular streams of data supply and a proactive approach to gaps in our data portfolioEnsuring product data is loaded in line with the data prioritisation planMaximising on-line customer experience through findability of partsWorking with the Head of Purchasing to ensure plans are in place on the route supplies of model dataAnalysing the product performance of parts, recommending changes to improve and drive conversionMaintaining product information at optimal levels as per company KPI, including lifecycle management and product relationsUnderstanding returns in relation to data errors and set proactive actions to reduce
About you?Experience in managing and leading a large team of people 12+ people within FMCG or Distribution Proven ability to work with product information for a large amount of productsFamiliar with the updating of product specifications for 100s of products on E-Commerce platforms Management systems and SQL databases, spanning from ERP to integrations with websites and to the manipulation of large data sets through SQLKnowledge of RPA processes and systems to improve departmental efficienciesStrong numerical and analytical skills with ability to assimilate informationAbility to work under pressure to meet deadlines setIT literate in appropriate Microsoft systems including advanced excelExperience in developing internal applications to maximise the power of PIM systems to enable internal departments to optimise processesHighly organised with the ability to schedule your own and others workloadsAbility to work on projects independently and as part of a teamThe ability to lead with speed
The Role:£50,000 - £55,000Free on-site parkingUp to 34 days annual leave (including bank holidays)Pension schemeAccess to over 250 discounts including high street and online shopping, travel, technology, entertainment, food and drink and many more via PerkboxStaff discounts on all productsPrivate Health InsuranceCar AllowanceHours: Monday - Friday 08:30 - 17:00
Location: Small Heath
Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.