Product Manager - FMCG Non Food Sector

International Permanent

Updated on 15/11/2022

  • Product Management
  • Non Food - FMCG

About Our Client

Our partner based in the south of Brussels is currently looking for a Product Manager - Marketing Manager Belgium.

This FMCG player enjoys a family size company but still has an international exposure.Because emotion is life, our client decided to dedicate himself the last 4 decades to provide happiness to people. With such a DNA, you can only expect passionate employees that are very enthusiastic and close to their business.They are today a key player in their market and they are keen to keep investing in their creativity center.

With their own line of production, they master the process from A to Z which make them extremely autonomous.Today, in order to maintain their grow, they are looking for a Product Manager.
As a Product Manager, you will be responsible for the general management of a product category including product definition, product life cycle management, pricing, positioning, and distribution.

Job Description

Your main tasks will include:

Manage the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities:

  • Identify, specify and prioritize features and capabilities of the product through direct input from the Management, the Sales force and the Customers
  • Perform analysis of all competitive products available in the market
  • Organize the launch, maintenance and discontinuation of standard products

Define and specify marketing requirements for current and future products

  • Conduct market research

Develop and implement a company wide go-to-market plan, working with all departments :

  • Work with Communication and Sales to define the go-to-market strategy, briefing them about the product positioning, key benefits, and target customers.
  • Train and support the sales teams on products and go-to-market strategy.

Responsible for market sizing and product profitability:

  • Create a pricing model and positioning for the product
  • Analyze continuously the profitability of the product line (analyze margin by product, country, customer, on a monthly basis and propose corrective actions accordingly)
  • Provision of annual forecasts
  • Perform monthly sales analysis to support timely forecast reviews

MAIN INTERFACES:

  • Sales
  • Planning
  • Sourcing / Quality
  • Product Development
  • Communication

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate would match those criteria:

  • Min. 5-10 years relevant experience in Product Management
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • A real eye for fashion design and creativity
  • Strong analytical skills, logical & rational mindset; can "read" and interpret figures/Excel tables
  • Marketing-minded: ability to translate ideas into market actions
  • Autonomous, proactive, dynamic
  • Motivated, inspired and efficient
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible
  • Fluency in French and Dutch

What's on Offer

  • A family size company with international exposure
  • Strong responsibilities
  • Good and challenging work environment
Contact
Colienne Cornet
Quote job ref
JN-072022-5694425

Job summary

Sector
Marketing & Agency
Sub Sector
Product Manager
Sector
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Location
International
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Colienne Cornet
Job Reference
JN-072022-5694425

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