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9 feb. 2018

Category Manager Tech Gadgets - m/f

B-t-b Consumer Products • 3+ years • Bachelor Commercial • Schiphol • Full-time

to join the team at an international market leader in B-t-B consumer products  with headquarters near Schiphol Airport (Netherlands). 


  • Communicates and coordinates all phases of the development cycle as applies to duties and product development time and action of the product launch
  • Analyzes and reports on sales and market trends. Reacts to these trends and applies the findings to development plans 
  • Ensures On time delivery of product and supporting product information to internal and cross-functional departments 
  • Conducts and communicates competitive analysis focused on key price points for all assigned brands/ categories
  • Maintains sales and margin targets set for appointed categorie
  • Directs timely execution of milestone events required to launch new products
  • Develops and executes training/sales tools to assist sales force with information on new and existing product lines
  • Partners with internal departments (planning, marketing, warehouse, decoration team, e.g.) to drive innovative product launches and meet all confirmed deadlines for each department.
  • Adheres to product launch timeline and action plans


  • Must have strong analytical skill set and ability to effectively analyze sales data
  • Must have exceptional organizational skills
  • Must be able to multi-task under stringent deadlines
  • Self-directed, with ability to work independently
  • Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Exceptional written, oral and presentation skills (English)
  • Exhibit high levels of flexibility and professionalism in extremely fast-paced environment
  • Ability to influence and work through cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Ability to contribute to the creative process with an interest in latest trends in fashion and technology.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business, merchandising or related field.
  • Three to five years' experience in product development, buying, brand management, merchandising, planning or other related field.


  • Domestic and international travel is/may be required (Europe & Asia).
Vacaturenummer: 180201

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Contactpersoon: Evert Fermin