Product Management Associate

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Professional & Industrial, we are all about helping you discover what is next in your career. And we just so happen to be seeking a Product Management Associate based out of Pleasanton, CA.

Position is paying $30/hour and is a Monday Friday position. This position will be mainly remote, with limited trips required to office in Pleasanton, CA. Requires proof of vaccination to go into office occasionally. This is a contract position that could be a year long.


The responsibilities of this position primarily include supporting the unit through making recommendations based on in-depth analysis as well as assisting in managing the business to deliver annual sales growth and gain targets.


* Category Analysis Includes identifying driving factors behind trends (in own brands, competing brands, and rest of market), recommending opportunities for assortment gains, and analyzing base business to discover and resolve issues early on.

* Supporting Product Management in managing all aspects related to achieving its performance goals. Includes business reviews, making new item presentations, managing timelines for new product development and leading any other day-to-day priorities.

* Reporting and Analytics behind new item metrics determining feasibility of a new item within a category, estimating annual volume, and providing cost and retail targets.

* Forecasting and Reviewing business unit performance every period and reforecast for the balance of year. Developing the plan for the next fiscal year

* Category & Product Optimization - Taking part in all relevant category reviews and providing analysis to support Own Brands (pricing, assortment, schematics, promotion, etc.)

* Inventory Management - Monitoring new item ramp up and estimating run out time of discontinued items. Working with cross functional teams such as Sourcing, Procurement, and Product Development to assure timelines and alignment.

* Product Management teams as well as cross functional teams for Product Development, Regulatory, Sourcing, Package Design and Finance.


* Bachelors degree preferred in Business Marketing, Economics, or Finance.

* 1 or more years of related experience

* 1+ year in a CPG marketing or analysis role preferred Strong analytical potential: statistical models and category management analytics

* PC skills in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access).

* Ability to analyze large amounts of data and identify key trends/results and present to management.

* Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.

* Able to independently analyze promotions to determine its effectiveness and/or evaluate best options. Uses this knowledge to make recommendations on promotion programs.

* Knowledge of syndicated data (IRI, ACNielsen, Shopper card analysis), Able to independently lead analysis of category, brand, competitive and promotional activity to identify key trends and business implications. Uses data to make appropriate, actionable recommendations.

* Consumer Information Synthesis: Consistently accesses and analyzes a broad range of consumer data to develop robust recommendations based on a convergence of evidence. Able to identify key insights and indicated actions based on the data. Able to separate nice to know from need-to-know information.

* Understands the basic components of a budget and some familiarity with the tools and approaches. Knows how to reconcile actual with projections. With some coaching, may own a program or line items within a budget

* Understands basic principles of label and packaging design and able to, with guidance, create design briefs for minor projects and line extensions.

* Can plan and organize analysis and small project plans

* Strong desire to learn new technologies/tools/skill sets


Once you apply, you will proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But do not worryeven if this position does not work out, you are still in our network. That means all our recruiters will have access to your profile, expanding your opportunities even more.

Helping you discover what is next in your career is what we are all about, so lets get to work. Apply to be a Product Management Associate today!

Why Kelly?

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

About Kelly

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world. Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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