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Tech Category Manager

  • Are you passionate about technology?

  • Do you have experience researching the market and suggesting new products to buy and manufacture?

If so, read on!

A leading computer and gaming business is looking for their first Tech Category Manager to research the market and identify  emerging technology trends. You will play a crucial role in guiding the company's product ranging and development strategy by providing insights and recommendations on which products should be ranged and/or developed to meet market demands and stay ahead of the competition.

The role

  • Conduct in-depth research to identify and analyse emerging technology trends, market dynamics, and customer needs.

  • Assess the competitive landscape by analysing competitor products, market positioning, pricing strategies, and customer feedback. Identify gaps and opportunities for innovation and differentiation.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop a comprehensive product development strategy. 

  • Generate innovative product ideas and concepts based on market trends, customer feedback, and business objectives.

  • Evaluate the feasibility of product ideas by considering technical, financial, and market factors. 

  • Stay updated on industry best practices, emerging technologies, and market trends.

About you

  • Proven experience in market research, product development, or a related role is essential. 

  • In-depth knowledge of current and emerging technology trends, particularly in the tech industry. 

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to think strategically and anticipate future market trends. 

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and build relationships with colleagues at all levels.

What's on offer?

  • Hybrid working

  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days holiday

  • Opportunity to travel

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