Posted on: 31.10.2017

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Industry and Manufacturing

 
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Gedreven professional met sterke interpersoonlijke skills

 

Miele is a German family company with a consolidated turnover of 3.9 billion euros and 46 branch offices world-wide. The Miele brand is a premium player in the market of electrical appliances and professional installations for the healthcare sector and the hotel and catering industry. Miele Belgium, with headquarters in Mollem, is making a turnover of 128 million euros with 215 employees and holds a market leading position in most product categories.

 

In a changing environment Miele is looking forward and is searching for (m/f):

 

People with a high level of energy, engagement and responsibility

People that are ‘human bridges’ and ‘positivity agents’, obsessed by excellence, mad about execution, forward thinker and strategically minded

 

Are you ready to shape the ‘Immer Besser’ customer experience of the future?

 

Join the team and play a role in the new Miele journey!

 

CATEGORY MANAGER

Talented marketeer with strong interpersonal skills

 

Job description

 

In this challenging role it is your responsibility to:

 

  • Define the vision and growth strategy for your category and manage the Belux product portfolio, price policy, analysis of sales figures, marketing and promotional campaigns, etc., for the product group assigned to you.
  • Define the goals in an annual action plan (volume and margin top line as well as bottom line), based on a thorough analysis of the market situation and trends, GFK data, etc.
  • Identify trends and translate your knowledge into category strategy and plans for the customer. Implement and follow up quantitative and qualitative objectives, and adjust where necessary.
  • Work closely with your colleagues on the sales and activation team who will give you direct input from the market and who can expect you to supply all the information required and support them in the realization of their sales objectives.
  • Be in frequent contact with the parent company in Germany and participate regularly in international meetings.

 

Profile

 

  • Educational background in economics and 3 to 5 years of marketing experience.
  • Analytical and creative mind, pro-active and enthusiastic person.
  • Inspiring and convincing communicator, trilingual (Dutch/French/English).
  • Passionate about Miele products and committed to sharing your passion.
  • Results-driven and enthusiastic team player.

 

Offer

 

  • Interesting position with room for personal contribution and development opportunities within an international company with a strong brand and product range, known worldwide.
  • Training program as a solid basis for an excellent job performance.
  • Working environment putting communication, collegiality and flexibility first.
  • Attractive salary package including a company car and a number of fringe benefits in line with your added value.

 

Interested?

 

Please send your motivation and CV mentioning reference BE761918 to Hudson, attn. of Mrs. Josquina Magerman, Moutstraat 56, B-9000 Ghent, tel. +32 9 242 53 71, e-mail josquina.magerman@jobs.hudson.com, be.hudson.com.

 

Your reaction will be dealt with swiftly and in the strictest confidence.

 

 

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