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Senior Product Line Manager

Job Title: Senior Product Line Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91614
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: February 01, 2013 15:18

Job Description

This rapidly growing Footwear house is looking for a Senior Product Line Manager to join its prosperous team. You will plan and develop a complex, segmented footwear range that meets the needs of the target consumer across all markets and that clearly differentiates the brand from both retail and wholesale competitors. You will maintain an in depth understanding of the target consumer needs and market trends and manage a multi-functional team to deliver the budgeted sales and margin for the women’s segment in line with the strategic, brand and operational objectives. You will make a significant, pro-active contribution, through effective management within the brand team to drive the delivery of the overall company objectives and key strategic goals. Your responsibilities: * Define a global range structure and pricing architecture that will meet needs across all markets and consumer segments, delivering all year round wardrobe coverage. * Ensure the shoe ranges are designed, developed and delivered to the agreed timelines and quality standards. * Control product development costs, design costs and subsistence costs to deliver target margins and meet seasonal budget requirements. * Implement meaningful product innovation, including footwear technologies that meet consumer needs and continually drive the brand forward. * Achieve product cost and margin targets through the delivery of a compelling pricing architecture Key Outputs: * Planning * Design and Development * Managing Timetables and Information * Communication You will be a fun and fearless individual who is able to understand and work within the restrictions of the product and brand and yet be able to give us a clear brand identity. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.