Product Manager - Seafood and Aquaculture

Jobs at Neogen Europe Ltd : Product Manager - Seafood and Aquaculture in Auchincruive, Storbritannia - AquacultureTalent

The main features of the job role are:

  • Reporting to the Manager - Product Management, and working within the NE product management department, based at the European Headquarters for Neogen, in Ayr, Scotland.

The main features of the job role are:

  • Reporting to the Manager - Product Management, and working within the NE product management department, based at the European Headquarters for Neogen, in Ayr, Scotland.
  • Seek out and create demand in the market for Neogen products and provide detailed direction to sales organisation for achievement of marketing and sales objectives in terms of specific actions. Identifying current and future market opportunities based on new tactics, strategies, applications and benefits for all assigned product lines and provide direction for new products.
  • Provide direction and understanding of industry segments and how Neogen can support and partner with the industry.  Have an understanding of market direction and appreciate global differences.
  • Be actively involved with key influencers/organisations to help optimise the shape of product offering and to promote the strengths and capabilities of the company within this field.  This would involve international travel to see key contacts, meetings, symposia.
  • Ensure the International requirements are met for all assigned product lines. This will require identifying needs for 3rd Party Validation and /or approvals and coordinating this process.
  • Support Marketing department to provide, validate or proof technical content for marketing literature, direct mail, advertising exhibition materials, market research, and press releases.
  • Develop focus documents for products in marketing campaigns, identifying key USPs, typical customer questions, potential objections and competitor activity.
  • Carry out new product training to sales and marketing staff as well as training for new starts.

Main requirements

he main requirements for this role are:

  • Scientific or Aquaculture related degree essential
  • Previous experience in the seafood industry or aquaculture market is essential.
  • Familiarity with at least one main aquaculture market and an understanding of others.
  • Ability to present and demonstrate technical knowledge essential
  • Excellent relationship management, organisational and planning skills
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines and multitask while producing work of a high standard and accuracy
  • Able to prioritise and manage own workload
  • Able to travel as required

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