Global Senior Product Manager B2C (m/f/d)

anonymous - Frankfurt am Main (Germany)


Premium brand • Durable consumer goods • Family-owned Mittelstand • Crisis-proof company

Premium brand • Durable consumer goods • Family-owned Mittelstand • Crisis-proof company

Take on the global product lifecycle responsibility as Senior Product Manager and generate new product ideas and innovations for your category.

Tasks

  • Global responsibility (focus markets Germany as well as Asia) for the respective product categories and thus for the entire product life cycle. Expected travel 10-20%.
  • Responsibility for the product range strategy within the product categories.
  • Definition of the marketing focus of the range; control of new product projects.
  • Build and enrich a strong product management team at the headquarters (near Wiesbaden).
  • Budget planning and definition of price channels / price positioning. Close cooperation with finance and sales colleagues as well as R&D is desired here.
  • Generating new product ideas and innovations as well as continuous adjustment of the product range to the changing market needs especially in Asia, predominantly creation of own impulses.
  • Analysis of the market, the competition and consumer behaviour in terms of quality and quantity.
  • The job holder is based in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and reports to the Director Product & Strategy.

Profile & Requirements

  • You come with several years of recent product management experience from a global FMCG-company with an international, vivid and strong brand.
  • Previous knowledge in collaborating with foreign subsidiaries and distribution partners is key.
  • You know how to create, devise and implement new product ideas and, in addition to that, how to streamline segment categories.
  • You are business fluent in English and some German.
  • You ideally come with a university or technical college degree in the areas of business administration, marketing, communications etc.
  • Leadership experience is not compulsory but previously having exercised international responsibility is, hence, willingness to do business trips if required.

Our Offer

  • You have an exponentiated and authoritative, newly created product management role at an international market leader in family hands.
  • Within your marketing position, you have extensive design options and the opportunity to use your ideas and experience to drive developments forward and to directly influence the company's success.
  • You can expect committed, highly motivated colleagues, family-oriented values, but also a company characterized by interculturality with a wide range of products, which offers you security and continuity for a long-term and successful cooperation.
  • You will experience much variety while forming the product lifecycle for the DACH region, some European countries, but focused on the Chinese and Korean markets.
  • An attractive and entitled remuneration as well as a flexible workplace solution complete the offer.
 

Contact

We look forward to meeting you! Please apply with your CV and cover letter (including salary expectations and availability) in just a few steps using the apply button.

In case you have any specific questions before applying, Benedikt Börner is available to answer them via benedikt.borner@mercuriurval.com. (Please, due to data protection law, refrain from submitting your CV via e-mail.)

Mercuri Urval GmbH
Peter-Müller-Str. 26
40468 Düsseldorf
Germany
www.mercuriurval.com

Of course, we assure you confidentiality.

Om virksomheden

Our client is a family-owned manufacturing company with more than 100 years of tradition. They are an undisputed premium brand for durable consumer goods; hence their production facilities are in Germany.

As a family-run company, perfection, precision and craftsmanship “Made in Germany” guarantee an enjoyable experience when using the products. With around 1000 employees, located in more than 50 countries, they realize annual sales in the mid three-digit million range.

Our client is particularly popular in Asia, where their products have become prestige objects. Approx. 70% of the total turnover is realized abroad. The Asian subsidiaries in particular – especially China and Korea – are growth markets.