Product Manager – Singapore

The Aicila Group Published: August 28, 2017
Job Type
Category
Species
Swine, Poultry, Livestock, Production Animal
Keywords
Animal, Health, Marketing, Product, Manager
VRN:
763
Region
Asia Pacific

Description

Product Manager – Singapore

Our client, a leading global organisation in the manufacture and development of nutrition products in the animal health industry is looking for Product Manager to drive their Antibiotic Alternative and Nutritional Portfolio based in Singapore. The successful candidate will be responsible for margin targets within their portfolio and manage the product cycle from development to consumption while providing full product support to the Business Unit.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain a clear understanding of market trends and opportunities
  • Consider different market situations in Asia
  • Identify product and/or application needs by maintaining a close understanding of customer needs
  • Consider existing and new/alternative product distribution channels
  • Ensure all marketing activities are accurately costed and reflect the relevant sales budgets
  • Development pricing strategies in agreement with the Marketing Director
  • Offer input to the development and writing of strategic plans
  • Follow-up on marketing plans
  • Work closely with the business unit to ensure all necessary and appropriate support material is available
  • Work with Tech Services Managers to ensure necessary and appropriate technical material is available and presented at appropriate forums
  • Monitor market data and keep the business unit leader well informed
  • Develop portfolio and product strategies for key market segments
  • Continually define and refine quality parameters in relation to different market needs

As the Product Manager, you will have highly developed communication skills as you will need to work across all levels of business – including purchasing, R&D, Manufacturing and sales teams to ensure sales and margin targets are achieved and aligned with the organisations strategic plans.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. in marketing and/or animal nutrition or veterinary science
  • Minimum 5 years in a similar role
  • Demonstrate achievement of product sales objectives and financial targets
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills to be able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Good command of the English language
  • An in-depth understanding of the production animal industry and the principal market drivers
  • Experience as an effective product manager, project team player and the ability to present ideas effectively and communicate well with peers and at all levels of management

If you have a high degree of personal motivation, a desire to make an immediate contribution, possess a distinct sense of urgency and think you have what it takes and are ready to make the move to start your career with a global player, apply online referencing VRN0763 ensuring you include a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role.

A competitive package will be negotiated with the successful candidate commensurate with skills and experience.

For a confidential discussion contact Simone Fitzsimon on +61 439 242 452

Please note only applicants who meet the above criteria and have the right to live and work in Singapore will be contacted.

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