EMEA Product Manager – Below Ground Waterproofing

Marketing Manager / Product Manager
Greater London, South East, East Anglia, South West, South Wales, West Midlands, East Midlands, North West, Yorkshire, North East, Scotland
EMEA – ideally based near an International airport
Salary Description:
£65,000 - £70,000 Neg. + 5% bonus & £8,000 per annum car allowance
Start Date:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:

EMEA Product Manager – Below Ground Waterproofing

Job Title: EMEA Product Manager – Below Ground Waterproofing

Job reference Number: 326500-3774-21281

Industry Sector: Technical Service Teams, Sales Leaders, Local Distributors, Local Applicators, General Contractors, Below Ground Waterproofing, Basements, Sheet Membranes, Liquid Applied, Air Barriers, Roofing Underlayments, Flooring Underlayments and Fire Protection

Areas to be covered: EMEA – ideally based near an International airport

Remuneration: £65,000 - £70,000 Neg. + 5% bonus

Benefits: £8,000 per annum car allowance + comprehensive benefits

The role of the EMEA Product Manager – Below Ground Waterproofing will involve:

• New role for our client, fantastic opportunity created through growth
• 30-40% of your time travelling overseas, with specific focus on France, Germany and Oman and Qatar in the UAE (less frequent visits will be required to go to Sweden, Italy and Poland)
• Meeting with technical service team members, sales leaders, local distributors and applicators an general contractors
• This is a senior/ strategic “thinker role” at least 40% of your time focussing on strategic direction; supporting and assisting regional and global product managers in developing product positioning and pricing strategies, lead new product development projects, determine and support distribution methods and channel access strategy, optimise portfolio by routinely assessing product line to rationalise or add value added products to the range
• 50% of your time supporting the field sales team with their activities throughout the EMEA territory, aligning on all strategic, growth & maintenance initiatives, proactively work with global product management and digital marketing, developing advertising and promotional programmes, develop and implement training programs for sales, oversee competitive analysis including their strategy, product offering, capacity utilisation etc, drive regional pricing strategy and provide supporting proposition materials
• Small amount (10%) of time business unit support; working with operations to support product and service quality, supporting technical service & R&D, to define, obtain and maintain product certifications and approvals, support costs reduction measures, productivity projects and help drive pricing actions with sales to optimise product profitability

The ideal applicant will be an EMEA Product Manager – Below Ground Waterproofing with:

• 6-7 years marketing/ product management experience within the construction
• Analytical thinker
• Excellent project management skills
• Technical background
• Demonstrable track record in new product development and product launching
• Proven ability to commercialise a new product
• Ideally some P&L knowledge as this position focuses on profit growth
• Our client is open to numerous construction or building products backgrounds such as; waterproofing, roofing, cladding/ facades, landscaping etc.

The Company:

• Public listed group
• Leading manufacturer within the below ground drainage market for buildings
• 1,000+ employees globally

Contact Details:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Tel: 01625 527 207
Contact: Paul Nicholas

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