Product Manager, Cole & Mason

Competitive salary
05 Feb 2013
05 Mar 2013
FMCG, Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Product Manager, Cole & Mason   /   Competitive salary   /   Farnborough   /   TL882659

DKB Household is a leading global player in the housewares sector boasting an exciting portfolio of brands including Cole & Mason, Zyliss, Jamie Oliver, Ken Hom and Culinare. These brands share a common desire to inspire customers, providing them with premium brands based on quality, awareness and an innovative spirit.  We are now looking for an exceptional Product Manager to take full innovation responsibility for Cole & Mason.


Cole & Mason is the leading global salt & pepper mill brand with a substantial international presence.  Cole & Mason’s aim is to provide the tools and seasonings expertise that allow consumers to grow in confidence and creativity in the kitchen.  To this end, the brand is going through a major re-launch that sees it launch across Seasoning equipment.  Contemporary English in design and superior in its performance, it has a genuine point of difference that sets it apart and we seek someone with strong product development experience to take this brand to its next phase of growth.

Our Ideal Candidate

You will have a background in product marketing/product development within consumer durables, or perhaps be a FMCG marketer looking for a change in sector.  Whichever your background, it is important that you are experienced in managing the product development process and sourcing suppliers/manufacturers.  There is also a creative element to this position as well as you will work with in house designers and write your own pack copy.  Solid commercial acumen is essential and marketing exposure at an international level would be an advantage.  This is a pivotal role requiring someone with gravitas, presence and an entrepreneurial flair.

Company Profile

You will find a DKB Household product in almost every major retailer in the UK.  The brands have a significant international presence competing in over 40 markets with a significant presence in Europe, North America and Australia.  Retailers include all major department stores, variety stores, grocery multiples and independent specialist retailers. The business has been owned by Swiss based Diethelm Keller since December 2006 and the parent provides a secure financial platform for future growth and acquisition. DKB Household is an Investors in People accredited organisation, with a culture based on trust, responsibility, initiative and fairness.  For further information, please visit and if you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to Janine Darley, Tarsh Lazare Marketing Recruitment.  Email:

Tarsh Lazare is committed to finding the right roles for talented candidates. We are a leading name in marketing recruitment and have significant marketing recruitment experience working with brand management, communications, category management and insight / research specialists. If you would like to discuss this role, or any other roles that might be suitable, please e-mail or call one of the team now on 020 7566 9890.