<< Back to Jobs


Manager, Product Information

Visit Job Website
AVNET / Farnell
Leeds, UK

Farnell, part of Avnet, is currently recruiting for the role of Manager, Product Information, to join our growing Product Data & Technical Content Team.  We are one of the world’s leading brands in high-service electronics components and technology products distribution. This is a great opportunity to join one of the fastest growing areas of our business!

Job Summary:

THIS IS A FLEXIBLE, HYBRID WORKING ROLE, GIVING YOU THE WORK LIFE BALANCE TO WORK FROM HOME AND MANAGE YOUR OWN DIARY IN REGARDS TO ON-SITE OFFICE TIME IN LEEDS

What's in it for you:

Along with offering a competitive salary package, we also offer:

  • A supportive team environment where everyone really is working toward the same goal.
  • A strong open door policy within management
  • An environment where you will be given the tools and opportunities to further your career
  • Pension scheme
  • Private Medical cover
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays with option to buy additional holiday
  • FREE Onsite Parking
  • Flexible home working
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Reward schemes
What you'll be doing:

Lead a globally dispersed data stewards team in administrating and developing the business’ product data management tools, strategy, and owned technical data to support sales and ecommerce goals.

Job Specifications:

  • Manage a globally dispersed data stewards team ensuring that staff are engaged, performing to SLA expectations, and developing in their roles.
  • Manage the Product Data Management tools and systems including their maintenance and development, to support the creation, storage, cleaning and retrieval of product technical data.
  • Act as subject matter expert in technical infrastructure and architecture for PIM tools; keeping up to date with suppliers, best practices, market trends. Partner with GIS, IT and BI technical teams
  • Recommend and implement strategies that simplify, standardize, and enable sharing, syndication and automation to the end-goal of minimizing total effort to maintain product data
  • Liaise closely with Product Data Production teams to resolve errors in technical data, support data collection and curation, and support business programs/projects.
  • Participate as a subject matter expert in key business programs involving product data content and toolkits.
  • Typically 4+ years including 2+ years of supervisory experience
Distinguishing Characteristics:

Experience with PIM, MDM and DAM tools such as Informatica MDM, Product 360, IDQ, Step Stibo, IBM Initiate, SAP MDG, Riversand, Enterwork Pimcore.

Furthermore:

  • Manages experienced, professional employees located local and globally. Ability to work across geographical & cultural boundaries.
  • Interprets and administers policies, processes and procedures that affect direct reports and the workflow of the team/department. Adapts departmental plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges.
  • Experience in product data management and governance including the management of product data architecture, processes, lifecycles, systems and tools.
  • Assignments are defined in the form of objectives. Decisions are guided by policies, procedures, business plans and independent judgment.
  • Collaborates with team, peer managers and cross functional groups. Participates are meetings with external vendors.
  • Decisions may have impact on work processes and outcomes. Erroneous decisions or recommendations may result in serious delays and considerable expenditures of additional time, people and resources.

Visit Job Website

Employer: AVNET / Farnell (@avnet)
Location: Leeds, UK
Posted Date: 16/06/2022
Expiry Date: 16/10/2022
Type: Full-Time
Categories: Product Manager / PIM
Ref: DN-JB-866
Added by: DAM News Administrator
We advise you to check the full details with the job's advertiser. We accept no responsibility for the accuracy of the information presented about the jobs shown. By using this facility you agree that we have no liability for any claims or losses in-relation to the information supplied on this website or that of a third party.