Brand/ Product Portfolio Manager Ref. No: 7739

For our Client - international company - we are looking for candidates for a position above.

Region: Kraków, małopolskie


Requirements:

  • Bachelor in Marketing/Business Administration or equivalent
  • 3-5 Yeats expérience in Marketing positions
  • Fluent in  English (written & spoken)
  • PC literate: thorough knowledge of PC, MS-Office (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:
  • Willingness to learn, flexible to adapt and to cope with different tasks simultaneously, pragmatic, dynamic and enthusiastic, structured, quality driven and capable to prioritize (with the help of the team of course)
  • Good communication skills, team player


Responsibilities:

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION

Reporting to the GPPM Lead, the Regional Product Portfolio Manager (RPPM) is responsible for activating programs, owning the regional view of the global product portfolio on the Specialty portfolios – Edge, ActivArmr and Ringers.

He/She works closely with the IGBU GPPMs to coordinates the activation  of product portfolio management strategies and initiatives (pricing, product launch, product changes, rationalization,  promotional activities), and supports the implementation of PPM programs into his region with the aim to maximize synergies and to optimize the results of each category in both the customer and the Client's perspective.

Thanks to his/her local market knowledge, the RPPM provides regional perspective to be integrated into the main Edge/ActivArmr/Ringers PPM global strategy development & enables local activation. He/she understands respective market segment(s), product portfolios, customer needs, competitive environment and key business/market trends within the region.

The RPPM acts as customer facing person within the region marketing for all region-driven marketing needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES & SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • The RPPM manages and actively drives the overall product lifecycle of the assigned product range / portfolio, recommends and ensures execution of improvement / rationalization initiatives of existing products to increase sales and/or profitability and overall operational efficiency
  • Actively contributes to the global portfolio strategy by providing regional expertise provides key regional supporting data and create the appropriate analysis to support the portfolio strategy and supporting implications
  • Monitors sales and field reports, pricing levels and competition within the region and works in conjunction with regional stakeholders with Regional Marketing team to deliver agreed levels of revenue, margins and overall market share
  • With GPPMS support, ensure successful and on time new product launches within the region providing guidance to the development, introduction and positioning of new products. Localize launch materials and ensures all tasks related product creation are executed (product set up in systems, sample inventories for launch packs, etc)
  • Voice of customer (VOC) tests support:  VOC support: coordination of samples for VOC to the various regions; follow-up of status and collection & consolidation of surveys/feedbacks. Gathering of samples, prices, and collaterals from competition and organization of testing of certain features of these competitive products. + development of competitive analysis comparatives
  • Product training Coordinate deployment of product training decks:
  • Coordinate webinars, trainings with Sales excellence and L&T
  • Review and regionalize decks
  • Review one-pagers
  • Induction product training responsibility
  • Recognized primary point of contact within the region and subject matter expert for all product related matters, providing support and education for all stakeholders including Regional Teams, key distributors and customers on main Specialty categories- Edge/ActicArmr/Ringers
  • Actively participates in Regional Sales and Operations Planning and forecasting efforts:
  • Presence at Consensus meetings, SUI supply meetings, Sales committee alignment call; NPDs demand planning calls
  • Provide NPDs forecasts


We offer:

  • Challenging work in an international environment under highest standards
  • Attractive benefits and bonus system
  • Friendly work environment
  • Opportunity to work with people from different cultures and nations
  • Job stability and flexible working time