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We are looking for a Portfolio Manager, Retail for our location in Grubbenvorst

In this position you will work on the product portfolio to strengthen our retail position within Central and Western Europe as part of the category management team. You will take care of the strategic development and tactical management of the Kekkilä-BVB portfolio, for this you will be working closely with the various departments within the organization of 500+ colleagues.

This is an interesting opportunity for an enthusiastic team player who has knowledge of the Retail or FMCG industry. You possess analytical skills and experience in comparing and deepening markets, players, products and prices. Kekkilä-BVB offers you an exciting international position that guarantees an innovative surrounding, intriguing challenges and a lot of flexibility in which you can develop yourself further.

We are a company in the growth industry, are you ready to grow with us?
Key responsibilities: • Observing and analyzing the market, competition, trends and technological innovations. • Designing, developing and launching new products and further developing existing products. • Coordination and management of the entire NPD process. • Intensive collaboration with Research & Development, Design, Purchasing, Logistics, Marketing, Production and Supply Chain departments. • Initiate the development and coordination of customer oriented solutions together with sales. • Increase turnover and profitability by optimizing and updating existing products. • Improve product quality by creating innovative solutions and fine tuning related processes.

Main skills needed in the position:

• Minimum of Bachelor’s degree

• Several years of relevant work experience in the Retail/FMCG sector

• Fluent Dutch, English and German language skills

• Strategic and innovative thinking, analytic capacity, facilitation and presentation skills

• Project management skills

• Hands on attitude.

Our values are:

Focus on customer success, Achieving together, Courage to renew and Trust through respect.

If these resonate with you and you recognize yourself from the qualities describes, please apply now by sending your application by 19.06.2020.

For more information about this position, please contact Kelvin Litjens; or +3188 774 78 94.


Grubbenvorst, The Netherlands

Posted on
June 11, 2020