Job Description

Ref. Nr.: PMVCEM

For the further expansion of the home appliances business in Germany, our client who are a leading global household goods company, are looking for an energetic and experienced product manager for vacuum cleaner category. Based in the Rhine-Main region the product manager plays a key role in defining the local product strategy, product line ups and pricing.

 

Product Manager - Vacuum Cleaners (m/f)

Your Tasks

·         Development of the local business plan and product strategy for the product category

·         Definition of line up, pricing and product life cycle management

·         Initiating and executing sales & marketing activities to support product launch, product phase out, sales increase

·         Collection and distribution of all kind of product information to internal and external customers, web sites and catalogues

·         Quantitative and qualitative analyses of market trends, competitor analysis and benchmarking

·         Managing inventory through sales forecasting, inventory analysis and sell in and sell out analysis

·         Active support of customers and sales department including actively engaging in the sales process as well as in the global product planning process.

·         Analysis and report of the market and competition, collect and distribute all required product information.

·         Responsibility for achieving the product categories commercial targets and inventory related KPI's

 

Your Qualification

·         Minimum 5 years working experience in product management of vacuum cleaners is mandatory. Additional experience in other home appliances or small appliance segment would be beneficial.

·         Bachelor or masters degree in business or marketing. A bachelor degree in a different field will be acceptable depending on working experience.

·         Strong analytical skills

·         Strong communication skills

·         A creative and dynamic personality. Ablility to think out of the box

·         Advanced knowledge of excel and powerpoint

·         Sensitive to customer relations and cultural differences

·         Fluent German and English, verbal and written

 

Please send your complete application quoting the reference number to Mr Edward Moore via Email to EMoore@antal.com.

 

For further questions feel free to contact the respective contact person of Antal International via telephone number +49 69 976 750.

 
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