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Head of Marketing and Product Management

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Are you looking for a new challenge within Product Management and Marketing? Maybe this job as Head of Marketing and Product Management in Barneveld, Netherlands is for you! 

Automatic Entrances connect people, places and goods seamlessly and efficiently. ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems enhances flow and convenience in customer’s business by providing innovative and reliable automated entrance solutions for the front, back and interior of every building. By powering doors, we empower our customers to enter new worlds with peace of mind. ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems consists of 4 business segments: Residential Segment, Industrial Segment, Pedestrian Segment and Perimeter Segment. Sectional Doors and Components (SDC) is one of the two Business Areas in the Residential Segment and within SDC we are looking for a Head of Marketing and Product Management.

As “Head of Marketing and Product Management SDC” you will be fully responsible for marketing, communications and product management within the EMEA region. Transforming todays and future market and customer requirements as well as innovation ideas into product offering, go to market strategy and brand positioning is the key target and enabler for growth. In this position you will provide direction, guidance and leadership to it. You are responsible for the value proposition to our customers.

What you will be doing

You will be working in an international team, working to lead and develop the marketing and product management team. Together with your team you will bring input on innovation need from global trends, market trends, customer needs into the organization and support the R&D program; you will identify potential customers and product / market combinations, drive the business development from Product Management and Marketing side and therefore support and enable future sales growth. By being the voice of the customer and market you will bring input to the organization to drive continuous improvements. The strategic work you will be doing includes, but is not limited to:

  • developing the marketing strategy incl. the coordination of overall marketing activities for different brands, different brand positioning (B2B and B2B2C), different target groups and go to market strategies, strengthen online marketing and lead generation
  • developing the product portfolio strategy and coordination of overall product management activities in complete doors, components, automation & electronics incl. product lifecycle management
  • developing and defining USP and positioning in brands and products and transfer to sales arguments and develop sales support tools, provide competition benchmark and
  • creating operative and strategic pricing 

In this role you can expect to communicate regular with colleagues around the world. You will also initiate and drive projects and will be responsible for deliverance and results within your area of work.

What we are looking for

We think that you have proven experience in a management roles in field of Marketing and Product Management in an innovative environment with technical product offerings for different sales channels. Your strategic skills are paired with your hands on mentality and willingness to dive deep into specific topics. Your team will be coached and motivated by you in achieving the agreed objectives and in their personal and professional growth. Since English is our corporate language we expect you to have a high professional knowledge and be able to speak, read and write freely when interacting with your international colleagues, any further language skills like Dutch, German, Swedish and French are a plus.

Contact and application

Please apply here at our website no later than 11 September 2020.

For further information, contact Jorina Weenink, HR Director EMEA, + 31 (0) 342 427757.

 

“Let’s open the doors to the future – together!

Working for ASSA ABLOY means that you will be part of a dynamic environment, developing innovative solutions to improve our customers’ lives. As the global leader in door opening solutions we are using the latest technologies to open doors to events, hospitals, education, homes, hotels, airports and businesses. Joining ASSA ABLOY means being part of a fast-moving company with many opportunities.

 Would you like to join us in opening doors of the future?”