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Landscape Lighting Product Manager (Relocation Not Required)

Outdoor Living Brands Richmond, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position Overview

The Landscape Lighting Product Manager will have daily interaction with Outdoor Lighting Perspectives franchisees regarding specific project product needs, quality control issues, product fulfillment logistics, new technology opportunities, and overall satisfaction with the approved vendors.

Responsibilities

  • Gathers and analyzes competitive product information, value propositions, pricing, market trends, and franchisee feedback.
  • Constant product support and communications with franchisees. Includes product recommendations, technical support, and design suggestions
  • Maintain mutually beneficial relationships with product vendors and search out new vendors when needs warrant
  • Proactively suggest product improvements to vendors with franchisee feedback
  • Responsible for yearly product pricing updates maintaining both volume and margin goals
  • Continually monitor general industry product trends for improvements, new technology, and competing product line innovations
  • Monitor product sales and failure rates to address any quality control issues
  • Ability to troubleshoot and explain proper installation techniques over the phone and in person
  • Collaborating with franchisee product committee to discuss new products and open issues among the system
  • Formal presentations to leadership team and franchisees
  • Work closely with customer service team to ensure proper and efficient fulfillment of orders and
  • resolve any issues that may occur
  • Establish and monitor budgets. Weekly and monthly budget analysis to maintain stated goals for volume and margin

Competencies

  • Thorough knowledge of holiday and low voltage architectural and landscape lighting products
  • Technically knowledgeable on controls, both hardwired and wireless
  • Customer Orientation/Positive Impact
  • Results Orientation/Sense of Urgency
  • Relationship Building/Sensitivity
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in business or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience required (franchising experience helpful)
  • Experience in project management, leadership, training, budgets, profit and loss, customer service, and conflict resolution required.
  • Relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Product Management: 1 year (Preferred)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Business and financial acumen Strategic and innovative thinking skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Organization, multi-tasking and prioritization skills
  • Coaching and influencing skills
  • Executive presence with the ability to speak publicly (e.g. facilitation of workshops, training sessions, and large group settings)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications(e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to review financials and key metrics and determine corrective course of action
  • Ability and willingness to travel, including overnight.

Compensation/Benefits

Salary/wage based upon experience, health and dental benefits package, company cellular phone, mileage reimbursement, paid vacation and holidays.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Relocation Not Required

Outdoor Living Brands

ABOUT OUTDOOR LIGHTING PERSPECTIVES: Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Birmingham is a locally owned low voltage, landscape, architectural, and holiday lighting company. OLP of Birmingham is one of 66 franchise locations across North America. We provide a full-service approach to landscape lighting through design, installation, and service. The company has existed for 25 years and completed over 150,000 installations. We are looking for a high energy person to lead our team in Birmingham

Address

Richmond, VA
USA