Area Europe E-Commerce Manager
Job Location: Luxembourg
Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.
Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.
About the Role:
For our Ferrero Headquarters in Luxembourg we are looking for a Area E-Commerce Manager, to drive the growth of our eCommerce business and capabilities internationally. As a key player in the Global eCommerce Team, you will be in contact with business units in the assigned Area and will be a strategic partner with the local markets to deploy eCommerce business plans and capabilities.
You will also support transformational Group projects to accelerate our eCommerce maturity and help codify these to ensure a scalable and sustainable development. Moreover, you will have the opportunity to partner with key functions (e.g. Channel & Customer Development, IT, Organization, Finance…) to integrate eCommerce in their strategies and into the DNA of the wider organization.
You will be supporting the Head of E-Commerce to create/keep evolving a compelling eCommerce Vision and Strategy for Ferrero that is aligned with all key stakeholders. In partnership with the local market E-Commerce Heads, you will be supporting the design and implementation of local E-Commerce strategies alignment with the Global E-Commerce strategy.
You will be developing tailored acceleration plans for all assigned markets to drive capability development in partnership and following through with the implementation. Additionally, you will be deploying codified capabilities (guidelines, playbooks, ...) in all assigned markets.
You will be championing the use of a standardized set of ecommerce tools and processes that the local market teams can effectively deploy throughout their organizations.
You will be developing an integrated technology roadmap for E-Commerce in order to maximize the speed and development of the IT capability in our organization.
Moreover, you will be in charge of the session based performance management and the follow-through of the E-Commerce boost plan implementation. Partnering with the Ferrero University team, you will support the delivery of relevant trainings for the accelerated developments in ecommerce and digital.
In addition, you will be monitoring and highlighting any issues with compliance and accountability across areas / markets / functions and flag duplications.
Who we are looking for:
- BSc or MSc in Management, Economics, Engineering or related;
- At least 8 years of experience;
- Experience in E-Commerce is mandatory;
- Previous experience in FMCG is a plus;
- Curiousity and willingness to learn;
- Project management skills;
- Proactive attitude.
- Strong skills with MS Office (especially Powerpoint and Excel);
- Knowledge of eCommerce tools a plus (e.g. eContent management /PIM eStore tracking).
- English professional proficiency required, any other language a plus.
How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:
Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.