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Product Manager

Location: 

Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  OKDo
Function:  Digital & Technology
Work Location: 

Product Manager

 

UK/ remote

The OKdo product & technology team is responsible for creating and delivering the global product & services strategy. In line with our strategy, we continue to develop our technology proposition, inhouse engineering capability and line card based on market trends and customer demand.

The Product Manager will support the Segment leads through lifetime of the products from early evaluation through the onboarding process to discontinuation. This will include working with product content across all channels and web platforms including close collaboration with the (Global supply chain team, sales and marketing.

 

About the Role

Key Accountabilities

  • Contributing member to the OKdo product team supporting the full product lifecycle from onboarding to discontinuation. Involving cross functional activities with multiple groups within RS Group, i.e. RS, Allied & DesignSpark
  • Manage a selection of the OKdo supplier base from a product range, profitability and relationship perspective.
  • Work closely with GSC on stock management, price changes, lead time changes, product setup etc.
  • Active contributor to the supplier and product growth to drive the diversification aligned with the OKdo strategy.
  • Part of a team managing the OKdo Product range from product selection and onboarding to EOL and discontinuation.
  • Ensuring the products are correctly represented throughout our different channels to market and supporting the B2B sales team with information and when applicable marketing collateral directly or indirectly through the OKdo marketing team.
  • Act as a 2nd pair of hands to the segment leads in supplier interaction, product management activities and as a deputy during vacations etc.  
  • Support the Segment leads in their interface to a part of the supplier base, discussing roadmaps, product, sales performance, GFA related topics, facilitating marketing and supply conversations.
  • Being a voice in the NPI conversations driving the execution of the OKdo diversification strategy.
  • Support the OKdo marketing, sales and support team with supplier and product information and timelines
  • Active contributor to the OKdo culture, ensuring the wellbeing of our people, working with people across the globe.

 

About you:

Essential skills:

  • Positive can-do attitude takes ownership and has an attention to details.
  • Ability to execute verbal and written communications
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic

 

Desirable:

  • Proficient in Excel
  • Previous experience with business systems like SAP, NetSuite, WooCommerce.
  • Previous experience with supplier relationships.
  • Previous experience in electronics distribution
  • Previous experience within SBC and/or the IoT market.
  • Experience working cross-functionally throughout organizations to achieve success

 

About Us:

OKdo is a global tech company shaking up the world of Single Board Computing (SBC) and the Internet of Things (IoT). People all over the world use SBCs and the IoT to create technology that makes life better, and our mission is to help them thrive and succeed.

We work with some of the best technology companies on the planet to bring people the latest products, innovations, and services, wherever they are on their SBC and IoT journey, from hobbyists and entrepreneurs to industrial designers and resellers.

The global OKdo team is made up of talented people who bring our mission to life. Inspirers, enablers, and trailblazers obsessed with delivering the imagination, creativity, and technical expertise our customer’s desire.

OKdo is a 3-year-old start-up organisation part of the RS-Group Plc

 

What we offer

You can take control of your future here at RS Components. We offer all the good stuff you’d expect like:

  • Private medical cover for those unexpected moments
  • Upto 10% bonus.
  • On top of your 24 days holiday, you can buy up to 5 extra days to enjoy how you wish
  • Annual bonus to pay for those extra holidays!
  • Generous, market-leading pension; it’s never too early to start planning for your future
  • Training and development opportunities

Grow in our high-performance culture and be rewarded for your success. Whoever you are, whatever you do and wherever you are; it all starts here.

 

Are you ready to explore the possibilities?

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