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Product Manager

Product Manager


Balta Carpets is the unit withing Balta Group that focusses on wall-to-wall carpet for residential & commercial use (Arc Edition) as well as carpet tiles for residential use.

More information about Balta Carpets:

Your Challenges

  • As Product Manager you drive the profitable growth of one out of 2 product segments within the Balta Carpet portfolio. You always work in cooperation with Sales, Product Development and Marketing
  • You are responsible for delivering market insights, product & portfolio management and market/product growth plans
  • You follow trends and market evolutions, and are informed on the evolution of our competitive landscape
  • You set up a growth plan based on market insights
  • You take up the role of chef d’orchestre when it comes to product development, this means you support product development with idea generation, follow product development and see to successful implementation of new products into the market
  • You establish product and collection strategies, including product positioning, pricing, potentially trade promotion and the product category's life cycle
  • You translate the collection plans into channel specific plans, and support sales with customer development plans 
  • You manage different product and collection related projects as a strong project leader
  • You translate our developments in strong selling stories in strong cooperation with our product development and marketing teams 
  • You follow interior design trends and implement them in your product and marketing plan
  • You propose and review the optimal product assortment for the product group
  • You reduce the complexity of the portfolio by analyzing it and making recommendation on innovations, rationalizations and core assortment
  • You are responsible for the implementation of the assortment strategy, the marketing & commercial strategy
  • You monitor, report and steer profitability of the product segment you are responsible of
  • In this role you report into our Director Product Management

Your Talents

  • You hold a Master degree in Marketing, Economics, Communication, Business or the like
  • You have min. 3 years experience within a B2B or B2B2C market and project management
  • You have a well-developed commercial mindset. At the same time, you are hands-on, pragmatic, problem-solving and looking for initiative
  • You are able to create trustful relations, are flexible and oriented towards change
  • Above all you are ambitious, energetic, driven and open to receive and give challenges
  • You are a team-player with an open mind mentality
  • You are a well-structured and have strong organizational and persuasion skills
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal, in English. Knowledge of Dutch, French and German is a plus

What do we offer?

  • The opportunity to be part of an international group that is world leader in decorative rugs and European leader in carpets
  • A working environment where sustainability, safety and a strong community and employee spirit are at the heart of the company
  • A great start in a motivated and performant team where you’ll get numerous opportunities to make a change
  • Next to the function related challenges, we offer you an attractive salary, including excellent extralegal benefits and a company car, but also fun events like the Brains of Balta quiz or bubble family walks
  • Flexible working hours, a traffic free working location and 35 vacation days

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