Our client is a high end FMCG food player with a rich tradition and an ambitious growth plan. Their products are exquisite and are consumed during moments of conviviality with family and friends.
Their aim is to provide products that match perfect with the special moments in life and that help to create unforgettable memories.
Their ambition is to boost the category their products are part of or... even start a brand new category!
To further continue its growth at the international level, our client is looking for a Product / Brand Manager to manage the 'Premium food' portfolio.
As Product / Brand Manager, your key missions will be to :
1. Gather and analyze information, market data and trends in order to manage the product portfolio and steer the business proactively.
2. Initiate New Product Development projects (NPD) in line with the innovation strategy, from idea to market launch.
3. Lead brand communication and activation initiatives on your market
4. Positively Collaborate and build business network across marketing departments within the group and Sales, Finance and Operations.
Managing the performance and the product portfolio
New product development projects
Master degree in business, economics or related.
Fully fluent in French and in English.
Command of Dutch considered as a strong asset.
You have minimum 2-3 years of experience in product or brand management (B2B) in a (preferably) FMCG environment.
You are used to make annual marketing & promotional plans and you are used to make category recommendations.
You have a successful track record in project management
You have preferable already some experience in working with sales and panel data.
You are digitally fluent with excellent command of Microsoft Office
You are a proactive and self-driven initiative taker, who focusses on results.
You are go getter that likes to investigate and work in a profound way.
You can think in a strategical way, but can made the operational roll-out too.
You have an analytical mindset and working with numbers / data gives your energy.
You are a creative thinker and you are able to think out of the box. You know to find smart and clever solutions that have a big impact.
You have strong commercial and business acumen.
You have an international mindset and are willing to travel within Europe once or twice a month.
You have an affinity with food / food industry / food production.