Brand Manager Tic Tac Innovation and Tropical portfolio
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:
We are currently looking for a Brand Manager Tic Tac Innovation and Tropical portfolio who will be responsible for the development and Innovation of Tic Tac and the Tropical Portfolio management of the brand.
The candidate will be highly exposed to quantitative and qualitative tools of market researches with the request of interpreting the learning and making them actionable.
The position is based in Luxembourg.
Global Brand Strategy and Innovation
Support the Marketing Manager in the strategic process of global guideline settings and definition of performance objectives entering the company’s 3 years plan
Active contribution to the industrialization phase with impact on full marketing mix
Align and coordinate all the key stakeholders (EC staff, Areas, R&D, Packaging, Technical Department and CSU), engaging colleagues to get their full commitment and agreement to ensure the implementation of the actions
Monitor the whole process to ensure the achievement of the goals within the scheduled timing
Cross Country coordination
Depending on launch phasing, the SPM will collaborate with Area Marketing and BU colleagues to define together a successful launch plan or to evaluate new roll-out opportunities via market test and research.
Support Marketing Manager in developing a global activity grid by coordinating with Area Marketing, monitor implementation and performance
Brief the Research Department (CSU).
Prepare and take part to the research field activities (Quali and Quant).
Deeply analyze research results, in order to identify and propose opportunities of marketing mix fine-tuning.
ADV & Packaging design
Support the Marketing Manager in the coordination of the global brand campaign development
Create packaging design, participate in the evaluation of the works to select the winning ones and finally ensure the completion of the activities.
Coordinate the activities carried out by external suppliers (mock ups, artworks, shooting, etc.
Conduct global marketplace analysis, monitoring new launches, looking for input and new trends
Monitor the costs versus budget and, if necessary, implement corrective actions.
Create requisitions for goods and services acquired and ensure the completion of the process (SAP).
Who we are looking for:
• 7- 10 years of experience in Marketing (a Degree in Marketing is considered as a plus)
• Expertise of FMCG and Brand Marketing environment
• Multi markets and culture understanding
• Strong communication and influencing skills
• Analytical and financial skills
• Result oriented
• Project management
• Dynamic, flexible, proactive approach and ability to work effectively in high - pressure situations within strict deadlines
• Excellent PC command (Excel, PowerPoint)
• Excellent knowledge of Nielsen/IRI/Euromonitor DBs
• Familiarity with SAP Architecture is considered as a plus
• Fluent English
• Any other language is considered 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.