Product Management Assistant (Bilingual: Korean/English)

Job ID 
2014-1380
# Positions 
1
Location 
CA-ON-North York
Posted Date 
3/20/2014
Category 
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Overview:

As the Product Management Assistant you will be responsible for supporting product management strategies and initiatives while ensuring successful completion of departmental and organizational goals and objectives.

Responsibilities:

 

Pricing and Promotional strategy: 

 

  • Through detailed analysis of company targets and market activity, reports to Product Manager
  • Work closely with PP&T team to manage MAP/Promo/Invoice price and margin by account
  • Marketing sensing based on competitors price trend analysis and shop visit
  • Main contact for Area Sales Manager’s for promotional pricing and volume to target profitable mix and work to increase flyer exposure to drive business. 
  • Analysis of trends to identify misses and target with strategic offers to key customers in effort to close gaps. 

 

Product Development:  

 

  • Key interface with customers, engineering and factory teams to lead in the development of the product plan and execute new model / program implementation from design to product sign-off.
  • Multi-generational product requirement definition by working closely with Product Manager to decide what’s best suitable for the Canadian markets.
  • Assisting with training modules and POS, working closely with the training and marketing teams, to support successful launches and to provide technical   support and related product release documents including: line transition;   step up charts/line logic as it relates to brochures etc.
  • Maintaining system data (Product net) to reflect current and accurate product information.
  • Acquiring and analyzing competitive intelligence (price and product data) through field store visits, and different data source.
  • Understand the gap/opportunities against competition and the profitability of the respective product category. 
  • Proactively reviewing SKUs to drive rationalization initiatives where necessary.
  • Facilitate forecasting process with PSI and Sales to ensure product availability specifically on new products.

 

Qualifications:
  • University graduate with a Business and/or Engineer degree.

  • Bilingual English/Korean  

  • Average of 2-5 years sales/marketing or product management experience to drive projects, managing and building new relationships with internal and external partners, and building team spirit.

  • Must be a team player

  • Strong analytical capabilities

  • Strong advanced Excel, Power point skills.

  • Strong Business sense – Business acumen

  • Strong communication skills, be the center point of all BU related communications

  • Experience with launching new products, demonstrating ie. leading people at factory, providing direction, sales, distribution, factory

 

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