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Henkel´s Laundry & Home Care brands have been trusted by generations of families. To maintain the trusted quality it takes constant innovation, sound research, cutting-edge product development, smart marketing and sales. Above all, it takes people who share our passion and embrace change. What do you strive for?

For our division Laundry & Homecare, famous for the brands Persil, Witte Reus, Fleuril, Dylon, Vapona and Silan, we are looking for a Category Manager in the department Trade Marketing. The Trade Marketing department is “the spider in the web” between marketing and sales. It analyses insights about retailers, shoppers, markets, brands and products to create a category vision in line with specific shopper & retailer needs, on & off line. This vision will be translated in concrete & tailor made action plans in terms of shelving approach, promotional strategy, POS implementation, eCommerce... The (on & off line) shopper is central in everything we do.

What we offer

  • A key function within an inspiring organization operating within one of the most dynamic FMCG markets
  • A broad & multi-disciplinary area of responsibilities within a challenging environment
  • Initiate, manage and present shopper marketing & category management projects to relevant customers together with our key account and brand management teams 
  • Establish long-term category partnerships with our customers
  • Further develop our category management, shopper and market expertise and ensure knowledge transfer
  • Develop & enhance our category vision
  • Strengthen our e-Catman expertise
  • Develop our CRM strategy
  • Consult key account and brand management teams & ensure proper implementation of our brand strategy instore

Who we are looking for

  • Master degree in economics/business studies along with a strong interest in marketing in the field of Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • Recent graduate or 1-2 years of professional experience in marketing, category management or sales
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Dutch
  • Strong analytical skills and a sense for facts and figures
  • Used to interpreting data and driving value adding insights
  • Decision making oriented & able to quickly react to changing environment
  • Good and effective communication and negotiation skills, leadership
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Autonomous & sense of initiative
  • Good project management skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Proficient in the MS Office Package (especially MS Excel)
  • Teamplayer who thinks in terms of solutions

Apply online if you are fluent in Dutch  and this sounds like your next challenge. Refer to the job ID mentioned above and get one step closer to starting your new job at Henkel.

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