We are looking for a talented and highly motivated Product Development Manager to join the RSPB Commercial team, to manage the product sourcing for our for Wild Bird Food, Bird Care, and Optics categories. This is a great opportunity to work for the largest wildlife conservation organisation in Europe where you can be a part of our work to care for the environment and save nature.
About the role:
Working in our Product, Licensing and Trade team, you will be responsible for developing and delivering commercially successful product ranges, which help to meet the financial and strategic objectives of the trading business and wider RSPB priorities and campaigns.
This role will develop the Bird Food, Bird Care and Optics product strategy to meet the needs of our retail sales channels and ambitious income targets. Spotting new opportunities and working closely with new and existing suppliers and partners, will be key to delivering products at the right cost, the right quality, the right sustainability and in line with the range review process.
We have a new strategy with ambitious targets, so this is an exciting time to join our fast paced team and help contribute towards the fight to save nature.
What we will need from you:
Essential skills, knowledge and experience:
Desirable skills knowledge and experience:
The successful candidate can either be home or office-based, depending on personal requirements and location. There will be a requirement for occasional travel within the UK and to our Headquarters in Sandy, Bedfordshire.
This is a Permanent, Full-Time role. We are looking to conduct interviews for this position from 30th May 2022. For further information please contact [email protected]
As part of this application process you will be asked to provide a copy of your CV and complete an application form including evidence on how you meet the skills, knowledge, and experience listed above.
The RSPB is an equal opportunities employer. This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
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