Posted 02 March 2020
To be disclosed
Contract Type


Drive for quality and continuous improvement?

Passionate about food?

Our client, a famous brand in the FMCG and more especially food sector, is looking for a PRODUCT MANAGER.

Organisatie- en afdelingsomschrijving

Our client is an ambitious company with a workforce of 6,500, known for its passion for innovation in over 100 countries.

They develop, produce and distribute worldwide a range of ingredients for their customers who demand the very highest quality.


Your mission is to be accountable for the business results (growth and profitability) of the Fruit Fillings and Flavouring preparations.

You are also responsible to define and implement the product strategy, the management of the product life cycle of the entire product range and support of the development of the business in order to reach its objectives of growth and profitability

  • Build Market intelligence for the product category on customer – competitor – consumer – company level.
  • Develop the strategy for the product category, align with the Markets organization and formalize for the long term in a LRP and for the short term in the yearly budget plan.
  • Follow, analyze and manage the performance of the products in terms of volume, sales and margin evolution. Propose, agree and roll-out corrective actions or acceleration plans with local organizations and regional direction.
  • Manage the product portfolio and the product life cycle.
  • Business development support to countries.
  • Act as Inter-departmental coordinator / facilitator between various departments (operations, marketing services, R&D, QA, QC, finance, supply chain, ...) regarding the product category.
  • Work in close collaboration with other Categories, and BU's in the frame of specific multi-Categories & BU projects.


  • You have a Business or Marketing degree with at least 5 years of relevant experience in product management, and preferably experience with fruit containing products, in dairy, drink or confectionery industry.
  • You have a passion for food and you aim to understand the technical issues of their creation. Therefore you are ready to have a common language with R&D and Operations.
  • You have excellent communication skills and the ability to build bridges with internal and external partners.
  • You are strongly Customer oriented, with a good understanding of the market trends, and market demands.
  • You are able to drive projects with good planning skills (time – budget – activities).
  • You are fluent in English. Other languages are a plus.
  • You are willing to travel 30% of your time.


Our client provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages staff to take initiatives and suggest ideas that will contribute to the success of the company.

They offer you a competitive salary package and a position that you can further develop and shape.

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