Product Development Manager - Outdoor

Product Development Manager - Outdoor Retail

Location:             Nottingham

Salary:                 £35’000 to £45’000 plus excellent benefits scheme

This is perfect for an experienced Product Development Manager who is seeking a new challenge within a specialised Outdoor Retailer. You will be ambitious and seek growth within an organisation that has an outstanding reputation for customer experience.
  • Do you want to be part of a culture that is commercial and promotes an outdoor lifestyle?
  • Do you have knowledge and experience of sourcing and developing outdoor equipment and accessories?
  • Can you lead and continually identify and develop strong relationships with suppliers?
  • Do you focus on trends, building a strong portfolio to continually develop ranges?
Product Development Manager experience required:

We are currently searching for a natural innovative leader who has strong trend awareness, commerciality, technical understanding with a retail flair to drive the customer spend.
  • With 5/6 years product development experience within the Outdoor sector. Ideally the last 2 years as a Product Development Manager.
  • Exposure developing outdoor equipment for the enthusiast.
  • Working cross functionally with design/suppliers/factories/buying teams.
  • Develop product briefs.
  • Strong awareness with fabric and product testing.
  • Innovative approach.
  • Passion and understanding for sustainability.
  • Strong personality.
  • Commercial decisions.
  • Ethical with positive values.
  • An interest and passion for outdoor pursuits/activities is an essential requirement for this role.
Excellent benefit package:

Employee Assistance Programme, Enhanced sick pay, Life assurance, Eye care, Welfare days, 50% discount, childcare scheme, dog friendly, cycle to work, extended discounts with other retailers, discount for family and friends, pension scheme, adventure training, study support, free equipment loans, buy and sell holiday days…we could go on!

About us...

2021 sees Discover Retail celebrate our 16th year of business. We have built our foundations on long-standing relationships. It is our attention to detail, coupled with passion, perseverance and plain old hard work that really gives us our focus and dedication to succeed.

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