Product Manager

KIA Motors Belgium NV - Brussels


Forerunners in electrification

Forerunners in electrification

Kia Motors Belgium, one of the leaders in electrification, strives to add value to their product management approach and uses it as further competitive advantage in the market. Be part of the team that transforms their product offering in Belgium.

A-Z product portfolio management 

  • You will be responsible for a part of the product range and related electrification processes. You build a strong product development plan per model within your assigned product portfolio. You closely follow up the market evolution and competitiveness of the electrified KIA range.
  • You will work on the implementation of new services (e-mobility) as an extension of the existing products.
  • You manage your assigned product portfolio from A to Z: go-to-market strategy of new products, price development, adaptation of the European product line to local market requirements, commercial actions…
  • You will work closely with all departments (MarCom, PR, Sales, Fleet, Finance, Business Intelligence, Aftersales) to ensure information sharing and pro-active decision making.
  •  You report to and collaborate with the Product Marketing Manager to ensure a competitive product setup.

Analytics based marketing

  • You hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Marketing, Business or Economics.
  •  You have at first experience in a role as Product Manager in the automotive industry or in related roles such as pricing, BI, sales admin… Experience as Product Manager in another innovative and fast-changing industry will also be considered.
  •  You are very analytical, you can handle a large amount of complex data.
  •  You are able to have a professional business conversation in Dutch, French and English.
  •  You will work at the Kia Motors Belgium Head office in Evere.

Join a growing and ambitious story

  • You can further shape KIA’s product portfolio on the Belgian market.
  • You are at the front line of the electrification of the product range in Belgium. You contribute to the broadening of pure product management to a more service-oriented approach (e.g. shared mobility).
  • You have an impact on the direction of the department by actively sharing your input and ideas which will be considered and implemented by management. Creativity, exploring, change and out of the box experimenting are key in this role.
  • You will work closely together with most departments and develop a cross-functional view on the automotive sector.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to grow into commercial, business analytics, or broader marketing roles within the company.
  • You will join a top 5 global car manufacturer where entrepreneurship and eagerness to succeed flourish.

We look forward to hearing from you

We are working in collaboration with Mercuri Urval, specialists in Executive Search, Professional Recruitment and Talent Advisory. Please send your CV and cover letter through www.mercuriurval.com (ref.no. BE-05925).  For additional information, please contact Maxim Swinnen through e-mail maxim.swinnen@mercuriurval.com.

About the company

Kia was founded in 1944 and is Korea’s oldest car manufacturer. Kia is now part of the Hyundai-Kia Group. Worldwide there are 40,000 employees working in 172 countries with 14 production sites in 8 countries. Kia is one of the fastest growing automotive brands. They are in the top 5 of Global Car Sales. Kia also grew in brand value, they are now ranked n° 71 in top 100 Best Global Brands. Kia wants to grow and they want to achieve this by Design Excellence, Product Innovation, Globalisation, Strong Brand Evolution and Dealer Network Enhancement. Kia Motors Belgium started in 2002 and is located in Evere, Brussels. It is a 100% daughter company of Kia Motors Europe. Today 50 employees are working there. In Belgium they have 81 points of sale and 50 dealers.