Product Manager

Product Manager

Job Title: Product Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3169081
Contact Name: Lawrence Akers
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 05, 2020 15:01

Job Description

Our client is a  manufacturer, distributor and Licenser who produce one of the most comprehensive range of leisure products available in Australia encompassing toys, stationary, craft, party and sporting goods.

They’re a well known Australian business based in the north west suburbs of Melbourne with an established team and this role is ideal for a Product Manager with experience in the kids arts and crafts space.

Reporting into the Senior Product Manager the successful candidate will have experience in skills in the Product Management of the full life-cycle of a product.

Ideally you'll have come from a creative background yourself and who has the knowledge and experience of how to put together a product that is going to appeal to the children's arts and crafts space.

You'll oversee the technical and creative management of product development,  including concept briefing and finished art to Australia and retail specific  standards.

You'll have experience with compliance and QA requirements, liaising with oversees suppliers, identifying market trends and negotiations for pricing for product materials and other components.

You'll also be contributing to the range strategy, packaging and product design process for each product, along with inventory management and assist with demand planning.

If you have experience in putting together basic packaging to simple sets within this space, then this could be the ideal permanent opportunity for you.

As I've worked with this client a few times before, I can say from first hand experience that they treat their team well and that people continue to grow through the company.  They obviously look for people who are team players, who communicate well, and who are solution focused.  

You'll have a high level of attention to detail and be able to juggle multiple projects at the same time without dropping the ball. 

When it comes to software, you'll be proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and email.  Skills in Photoshop and Illustrator will be highly considered but not necessarily required for this role.  

While this position is currently offsite due to the pandemic, there is the intention that this position will return onsite in 2021 based in the northern suburbs of Melbourne.

This position exists because the business is going through growth at the moment and requires more hands on deck to deal with the demand.

If you feel that this is the right opportunity for you, then send your up to date CV and folio showcasing examples of this work through to Lawrence on

Please note that this position is currently an offsite requirement however at some point, this will become an onsite requirement - do not apply if you're unavailable to go onsite or if you're overseas.  You will need to be an Australian resident or have Australian working rights to apply for this role. 

While we would like to get back to everyone, unfortunately we will only be responding to people who are shortlisted for this position.

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