Product Manager Fruit
For Puratos Headquarters we are looking for a Senior Product Manager Fruits in order to achieve the ambitious business targets for Puratos Fruit preparations business.
You are accountable for the business results of the global Fruit preparations business , and will take the lead in defining and implementing the product strategy per channel & per market.
Key Accountabilities :
You collect, analyze and build market intelligence from a wide range of data sources and identify possible impacts on the business.
You build and implement the product strategy aligned with Markets / Channels / Operations in line with the SBU Patisserie vision, in order to determine optimal competitive positioning to reach short and long term business objectives.
You manage the product portfolio, the product life cycle (profitability optimization, pricing, SKU management, benchmarking) and all elements of the marketing mix (branding, pricing, route to market, promotions )
You monitor the sales performance of the Fruit Preparation business in terms of volume, sales, margin evolution, customer penetration, Propose, agree and roll-out corrective actions or acceleration plans with local organizations and regional direction to reach the yearly budget and LRP.
You manage the Innovation / Renovation pipeline following Stage & Gate process to create future differentiation.
You actively identify business development opportunities and supports business development (markets, channels, customers) by customers visits , customer presentations, training, exchange of best practices
You develop sales and product communication support tools in line with the Group communication strategy to facilitate promotions and sales and increase brand awareness.
You initiate, develop, maintain and influence relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to share the product vision, create involvement at different organizational levels, increase brand awareness, strengthen partnerships, seize business opportunities & get access to new technologies.
You act as Inter-departmental coordinator / facilitator between various departments (R&D, marketing services, operations, quality, finance, supply chain, ...)
You manage budget and resources (investments, budgets, people)
Curious what to expect as a Product Manager at Puratos? Watch the journey of Charlotte De Montalembert, Product Manager for Sourdough : https : / / www.
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Who are we looking for?
You have a Business or Marketing degree with 10 years of relevant experience in product management.
You have a passion for food and you aim to understand the technical issues of their creation. Therefore ready to have a common language with R&D, technical advisors and Operations.
Experience with fruit containing products in bakery, desserts, drink or confectionery industry is a plus.
You play to win externally, fanatically customer centered, determined to continuously improve everything we do, daring to challenge boundaries to deliver superior value in products & services, and unexpected meaningful innovations.
You show strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to work on multiple projects at one time and work under pressure and to deadlines.
You are data driven, curious, digital savvy and inspired by the understanding of local consumer culture’s diversity in food.
Fluent in English. Other languages are a plus.
You are willing to travel 30% of your time.
Our Product Managers tell you, why you should apply : https : / / www.puratos.com / blog / 7-reasons-to-apply-as-a-product-manager-at-Puratos
Why would you join Puratos?
You will join a fast-growing, stable family business that has become an international market leader with a corporate culture in which innovation and entrepreneurship are part of our main priorities.
You will benefit from a great deal of freedom in your work, with plenty of room for initiative. A great work environment with lots of challenges is what you can expect :
Responsibilities and the possibility to take ownership of your work
Training and career opportunities to build your career within our company
You can count on a competitive salary package.
Watch our corporate movie and feel the Puratos Magic : https : / / www.youtube.com / watch?v 3oWeohwqgW4&t 69s
Are you looking for the right recipe for your career?
The secrets behind Puratos’ global success and consistent growth are taste and quality. We would like to welcome you within our enthusiastic, committed and passionate team of more than 9000 employees.
We are an international player and, what is more, a Belgian family business. Our people make the difference every single day.
How? By developing, producing and distributing a unique and high-quality range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers, since 1919.
A century later, our products and services are available in more than 100 countries around the world. Our passion for innovation, closeness to our customers, and their customers, as well as our core values form the basis of our passion to improve.
This is what makes working at Puratos so magical!
Shall we meet soon?