Manpower Group Products Manager, South Burlington VT in South Burlington, Vermont

Local company in South Burlington, VT is seeking a motivated individual to act as their New Products Manager. This role would involve working with the Senior Innovation Manager to help manage new product platforms, supporting global cross-functional teams in the development of new products and related activities including business analysis, channel development and marketing and trade programs.

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

-Execute global new product initiatives in partnership with Marketing, Supply Chain that fulfill company strategies, support the social mission, and meet financial objectives

-Lead projects cross-departmentally to ensure that key milestones are met and goals achieved. Brings inconsistencies and problems to the attention of management

-Collaborate with Consumer Marketing Research in primary consumer research, leading the development of consumer stimulus

-Drive secondary research for trend reporting. Utilize results in planning efforts.

-Provide business analysis to support new product development. Study syndicated data and create competitive intelligence reports. Prepare moderately complex and varied analytic reports. Develop findings and recommendations for management review.

-Work closely with Design on execution of new product packaging and artwork for product concepts

-Manage the successful transition of new products to the local Brand Building teams according to specified criteria & timing

-Exhibit commitment to the social mission - Work with the Social Mission team to integrate the social mission into individual marketing plans

-Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

-Bachelors in Marketing, Business or related field - MBA Preferred

-4+ years marketing experience with at least one year as an Assistant or Associate Brand Manager

-Previous experience working effectively in cross-functional teams preferred

-Creative and innovative thinker

-Excellent written/verbal skills

-Project management skills

-Computer proficiency

Apply today by calling Manpower at 802-862-5747! Speak to a recruiter for additonal information and next steps.