Philips Trade Shopper Marketing and Category Development Specialist in Kiev, Ukraine

Key Areas of responsibility:

  • To Initiate category management projects, based on strategy and ROI plans

  • To implement category management projects according to CatMan processes (ECR model, secure enablers, ensure legal compliance)

  • To lead and organize all necessary work for project implementation in time (analytics, research, presentation, negotiation, production shelf equipment and other part of project)

  • To provide compliance administration related to Category projects

In this role, you have the opportunity to

  • Initiate and manage category management project (in line with marketing priorities) from start to roll-out for all Philips categories;

  • Create and manage In-store Excellence and sell-out drive programs for KA clients and Coffee category (TSM).

Your main responsibilities

In Category Development you would be responsible for:

  • Cat. targets

  • ROI

  • concept creation based on shopper learning/research and Philips goals

  • assortment analyse market of Philips customer

  • negotiation with clients

  • creation, production and instalation

As TSM Specialist

  • Planning the Local Shopper Activation Plan format, based on the Local Marketing Activation Plan;

  • Annual and quarterly activation planning; agreement with Financial & Commercial Policy

  • Monitoring the Budget and activation results;

  • Category review: monitor the local shopper activation plan implementation

  • Participation in quarterly customer meetings;

  • Presentation of activation plans;

  • Customers’ Sales Toolkits management: selling speech, demo instruction

  • Creating tailor made activations: selling story, customized presentation, visibility materials, promo, demo and training

  • Initiating Promo and Activation based on marketing recommendation and customized opportunities;

  • Creation, production and distribution of POSm

  • Planning per promo SKU and monitor the implementation

  • Stock availability analyzes; taking action on excessive stock

  • ROI and results estimation;

  • Managing assortment analysis and channelization, shelving & merchandizing;

  • Quarterly internal and external updates.

You are a part of

The Ukrainian Trade team, our strategic partner in growing Philips Brand in the region, where a professional but fun workplace atmosphere is valued and a diverse multi-functional team will greet you. You will report to the Head of Trade Marketing and collaborate with many other teams (Key Account Managers, Marketing Specialists, Sales Team).

We are looking for

  • University degree; preferably commercial/ marketing educational background

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in trade marketing

  • Market research skills are a must;

  • Experience within an FMCG/ Retail multinational company, with through understanding of shop floor environment is highly preferred;

  • Ability to react to a rapidly changing business environment;

  • Strong communication skills;

  • Strong analytical skills;

  • Willingness to learn and develop;

  • Team worker;

  • Fluency in English and Ukrainian.

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this market-based role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

Why should you join Philips?

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