Brand Manager

Job ID: 2017-3200

Brand: Kerasilk

Location: DE - - Darmstadt


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Overview

As a part of the Japanese Kao Corporation we are one of the world-leading manufacturers of beauty care products. Respect and Teamwork are our core principles, as well as chances on global perspectives. Integrity, the power of innovation and constant ambition for improvement are our main values. Aligned internationally and multicultural we always keep the perspective of our customers in focus. Our brand portfolio in Europe implies the two exclusive hairdresser brands Goldwell and KMS as well as the Luxury brand for beauty care and cosmeticsMolton Brown, London.

Our Brand Management Goldwell , Salon Global in Darmstadt is looking for someone to immediately fill the following position

Brand Manager Goldwell Kerasilk, Salon Global (m/f)

Responsibilities

  • Support & contribute to global strategy with dedicated 3-5 years NPD master plan for all regions (EMEA, AM, ASIA) for the assigned sub-brand Kerasilk referring to the future long-term brand vision
  • Ensure aligned NPD plans and brand strategy with regions and key markets, Global Business Management and Global Education as well as Regional Marketing Functions for the short- and midterm
  • Ensure NPD master plan delivers against global Net Sales and profit targets and contributes to adjust plan in case of miss
  • Development of global product concepts and execution of the entire Marketing Mix
  • Execution of business analyses (sales, profitability, etc.)
  • Analysis of stylists and endconsumer
  • Monitor global market dynamics, identify business opportunities and define +evaluate growth/ profit potentials and related business targets Kerasilk with regard to portfolio, assortment size etc
  • Management, coordination and supervision of projects in your areas of responsibility, in collaboration with internal departments (R&D, packaging design, supply chain)
  • Manage budget (planning, forecast and controlling)
  • Initiation of market research projects and interpretation of the results
  • Management of agencies

Qualifications

  • University degree/Master in Business Management with a focus on Marketing
  • Several years of professional experience in Brand Management- preferred in beauty / premium global product management
  • Leadership / assertiveness
  • Good technical understanding and high affinity for the product group / hair cosmetics sector
  • Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills, high capacity for abstract reasoning
  • Highly self-motivated, results-oriented and entrepreneurial
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English; German basics appreciated, not crucial


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