Product Business Partner - 12 month fixed term - Primark - Reading - Wizbii

Product Business Partner - 12 month fixed term

  • By Primark
  • Reading (United Kingdom)
  • Management / Project Management

Job description

Job Description

Role: Product Business Partner - 12 month fixed term contract

Purpose of role: To work within the Brand and Customer Communications team in conjunction with the Buying and Merchandising teams and link the product, buying and marketing channels end to end ensuring we maximise on creative and commercial opportunities.

Reports to: Head of Product Marketing and Visual Merchandising

Business Partnering:
·  Partnering with the Buying, Merchandising and Design, Brand and Communications and Retail teams across both offices
·  Capture the feedback and views of the Buying, Merchandising and Design teams and channel to the relevant Brand and Communications teams
·  Translating a buying and merchandising strategy into a Brand and Communications strategy to deliver cohesive customer journey
·  Facilitate Critical Path Management with Buying, Merchandising, Design and Brand and Communications team
·  Manage individual project critical paths in line with dept. seasonal strategy
·  Ensure good working knowledge of business critical plans within the Buying, Merchandising and Design, Brand and Communications and Retail divisions
·  Develops effective working relationship across the Buying, Merchandising, Design, Brand and Communications and Retail divisions
·  Cultivates a high trust, open relationship with Buying, Merchandising and Design teams  
Relationship Management:
·  Establish and maintain relationships with the range of relevant internal and external stakeholders
·  Maintain high impact personal relationships with the Buying and Merchandising , Brand and Communications and Retail teams and facilitate quality communication channels appropriate to the target audience
·  Develop high profile and high impact relationships with the executives of above teams
·  Summarise and share results of Brand and Communication’s activity
·  Influences and negotiates with the Buying and Merchandising team to introduce new ideas and opportunities
·  Deliver presentations to the Buying and Merchandising teams and to the Retail Division and the Board as required  
Project and Cost Management:
·  Ensures the delivery of all projects and initiatives on time and within budget
·  Make commercially sound proposals and decisions which will enhance the customer experience and ultimately will contribute to sales growth
·  Ensure processes in place to monitor all costs and take commercial decisions to ensure any risk is managed
·  Adopt and adhere to Primark’s policies with regard to budget and cost control initiatives 
·  Ensure a logical, sequential approach is taken to ensure seamless and efficient delivery
·  Adopt good project management skills and principles to ensure effective and transparent delivery of all projects
·  Work with merchandising function to analyse sales results and evaluate the performance of any new initiatives.
·  Influence long term product strategies and business initiatives
·  React to competitor activity and in season trends when appropriate
·  Actively identify business improvement opportunities/gaps within the will impact positively on customer experience  
·  Be a Brand and Communications ambassador internally and externally for the business 
·  Contribute to and promote a positive work environment
·  Adhere to company policies and administration procedures  
PC skills:
·  Ensure PC & Mac literacy in all Microsoft office skills
Req ID


Product PR

Full Time / Part Time

Full Time

United Kingdom
Employee Status

Fixed Term Contract
Job Profile

Product Business Partner

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About Primark

Depuis son tout premier magasin Penneys en Irlande, l'histoire de Primark est marquée par le succès incontestable qu'il doit à la « fast fashion » et à la flexibilité de ses activités, un mélange unique : collections régulièrement renouvelées de vêtements et d'accessoires, inspirés des dernières tendances, à des prix défiants toute concurrence. Venez participer à cette formidable aventure !

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