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Assistant Product Manager

  • Job
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Product
  • £27.4K
  • Nottingham

AI generated summary

  • You must have strong analytical skills, excellent communication, ability to work in a team, proficiency in Microsoft Office and Product Lifecycle Management software, and be detail-oriented and organized.
  • You will assist in developing product range line plans, coordinating product launches, communicating with stakeholders, preparing marketing assets, and analyzing data for informed decision making.


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word) and Product Lifecycle Management software and tools desirable.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.


  • Assist in the development and management of product range line plans in line with seasonal timelines.
  • Involved in all aspects of range planning across a variety of product categories.
  • Involved in internal and external product launch planning, preparation and delivery.
  • Communicating all product information to the relevant stakeholders within the broader business.
  • Work with Marketing and Sales teams assisting in preparation of all the required assets for successful sell in and sell through of new products.
  • Collating and analysing data, ensuring that this is clear for the wider teams to work from season to season.


What will be the main responsibilities of an Assistant Product Manager in this role?

As an Assistant Product Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the timely delivery of our seasonal ranges and product lines according to the critical path. You will support the Product Management team and collaborate with various business units to successfully bring our product ranges to market.

Is this position a permanent role?

No, this position is a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract.

What brands will the Assistant Product Manager be working with?

The Assistant Product Manager will be working with brands owned by Pentland Brands, including Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Endura, Mitre, Ellesse, and Kickers.

What is the work culture like at Pentland Brands?

Pentland Brands has a rich history and a positive, consumer-centric work culture. We celebrate differences, encourage innovation, and strive for continuous improvement. We believe in creating a legacy of outstanding brands and exceptional people, and we are committed to making a positive impact on both people and the planet.

What qualities are you looking for in candidates for this role?

We are looking for candidates who are driven, consumer-centric, and have a passion for product development and growth. Candidates should be team players, able to collaborate with various business units, and have strong organizational and communication skills.

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Mission & Purpose

Pioneering brands that make life better. We are Pentland Brands, a global family business bringing some of the most loved sports, outdoor and lifestyle brands to millions of people around the world. We own Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Endura, Mitre, ellesse, SeaVees, KangaROOS and Red or Dead. We’re the footwear and apparel licensee for Kickers in the UK. We also have a joint venture partnership with Lacoste for footwear. All our brands have their own unique identities and every one of them is powered by Pentland. We have around 1,400 employees worldwide and we’re always on the lookout for talented, enthusiastic people to help shape our future. We celebrate difference and give everyone the freedom to innovate and develop, be it through creative working environments or learning opportunities. Our brands are there in the moments that matter - being there for more people, in more of those moments, drives everything we do. At Pentland, we’re guided by four principles, we use these to make sure we’re not only doing a great job, but we’re doing it in the right way: - Success is a team game - With clarity and courage - Better as standard - In good conscience


  • Building a positive business

    Our teams are united in taking action for people and planet. We focus on creating products our consumers are proud to wear, by supporting workers in our supply chain, helping our own people to achieve their best, and giving back to our communities. We have three employee positive business squads, which drive how we take action across areas including sustainability, charity, diversity and inclusion.

  • Health & wellbeing

    Other benefits we offer include a one hour time-out every day, an employee assistance programme for confidential advice and access to counsellors, D&I support squads, social events and give-back days.

  • Career development

    We help our people reach their potential through programmes such as unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning, regular speaker sessions and sponsorship or study support to colleagues looking to achieve their further education ambitions.

  • Rewards & recognition

    We offer generous discounts across our brands, so you can enjoy the outdoors in Berghaus or bring tennis chic to the streets in ellesse.

  • Hybrid & flexible working

    We understand that balance is important, whether you’re based in one of our global offices or working from home. All our offices are designed to be creative environments for our people to thrive. We also make space for our people to work flexibly where they can, in a way that’s right for them.