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Hull: Central Support - Assistant Product Manager


 

Our procurement team is tasked with wide ranging responsibilities covering every aspect of the product cycle, beginning with suppliers and moving all the way through the business to the point of sale.

The main day-to-day duties of this role consist of:
- Supporting our Product Managers to achieve sales and margin targets across different categories, such as Building Materials, Lightside Materials, Timber and Shop (tools, fixings and chemicals).
- Supporting in the coordination of product and supplier plans, promotional activity and branch campaigns with our marketing department.
- Assisting and supporting in the management of the supplier base.
- Researching customer, market needs and highlighting growth opportunities. Depending on your experience and progression you will be given responsibility for your own sub category and be asked to develop the overall plan and year-on-year procurement savings for the related supplier.

We are looking for candidates who have a desire to learn and the potential to eventually progress through to the position of Product Manager.

Ideally, we are looking for candidates who have previous experience in a similar role or that are educated to degree level in a business, marketing or a numerical related degree.

We are looking for candidates who can multi-task, work well under pressure, who have sound numerical ability, are sharp with data, pro-active and have the interpersonal skills necessary to develop excellent working relationships with everyone they deal with.

You will have dealings with a variety of people outside of the business as well as within and you will therefore be expected to present yourself professionally. You will also need to demonstrate energy, drive and enthusiasm.



The support office team is based in Hull and employs staff in the following functions: Finance, Credit Control, Purchase Ledger, Information Technology, Human Resources, Marketing, Product Management and Reception/Administration.

 

To apply for a role at Central Support, please send your CV and covering letter, stating the position you are applying for and your current salary via email or post. If you would like to discuss any of these roles in more detail please email your request and we will arrange for someone to contact you. 

 

E-mail: recruitment@mkmbs.co.uk

By post: HR Department, MKM Building Supplies Ltd, Stoneferry Road, Hull, HU8 8DE.