Philips Product Manager Kitchen Appliances in Milano, Italy

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

Be responsible for value creation in the specific category. This position will work alongside the marketing manager in setting the category strategy / communication direction that is aligned with the Regional Marketing Strategy and plans.

You are responsible for

  • Managing top and bottom line of the category, ensuring category sales and margin targets are met and managing product portfolio/rationalization/stock

  • Running the annual business planning cycle for the category: owns the business planning and review cycle; creates and executes marketing plans (in line with central marketing strategy, covering relevant categories); drives effective business planning to achieve better execution and results; translates together with Sales and Trade Marketing annual business plans into Quarterly and Monthly activity/account plans; deploys best in class marketing analysis (mkt share analysis, competition analysis) and define fact based corrective action based on analysis.

  • Owning the local market introduction process per proposition: develops and executes proposition activation plans in line with category guidelines; owns activation budget for the category; defines and implement digital communication strategy supporting new launches and current local portfolio

  • Acting as prime interface with Marketing/Category leader in Headquarter and with other markets within regional cluster (Israel, Greece): tracks sales, market shares and margins; be responsible for GFK analysis of own market; drives and shares local market insights (incl. marketing effectiveness), requirements for the category, and activation best practices

You are part of

The IIG Personal Health Marketing team , where a professional but fun workplace atmosphere is valued and a diverse multi-functional team will greet you. You will report to the Marketing Manager and collaborate with many different teams and stakeholders.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Bachelor degree (preferable in Business Admin. with major in Marketing)

  • 2-3 years working experience in FMCG/B2C environment and in developing and activating marketing plans in B2C environments

  • Knowledge of the digital environment

  • Language skills: English and Italian

  • Creative, innovative and a strong team player

  • High analytical skills (with proven track record) with ability to go deeply into the numbers / Strong Excel knowledge

  • Aptitude to take ownership and strong orientation to results and to go beyond market requirements and needs

  • Being passionate about Kitchen & Cooking

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 benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .