Purpose of Job:
Reporting to the Senior European Product Manager this position will be initially responsible for category product management for Kensington Ergonomics and the combined Leitz Complete & Kensington Luggage ranges and will be responsible for circa. $9m GSNR.
For Kensington this position will be responsible for all aspects of regional product management such as, new product introduction process e.g. ERP setup, sales presentations, press relations, pricing, forecasting, demand generation, and, achieving regional revenue targets. Critical to the success of this role is the strong partnership with the Global Product Management/Development teams to ensure that EMEA market requirements are integrated within the Global roadmap.
For Leitz Complete Category Manager role this position will be responsible for the commercial success of the full Product Life Cycle. This starts from defining NPD direction/investments based on research/insights/trends and ensures we bring new & innovative products to market that have commercial relevance. Works will all stakeholders (e.g. R&D, ID, Suppliers/Global Operations, Marketing Communications, Supply Chain, etc.) and all aspects of the new product introduction process (e.g. specification, certification, manuals, packaging, launch, etc.) through to product sunset.
This position will work closely with the European Sales & Channel Marketing teams to establish go to market strategies that ensure profitable category success in line with the company’s budgeted sales plan. When necessary this role will represent the company with channel partners and end users.
Principal Accountabilities and Key Tasks:
ACCO Brands Corporation is one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office products. We market products in more than 100 countries through our own sales force and distribution networks. We're proud of our long history of industry leadership and innovation, and we're focused on delivering exceptional value for our shareholders and customers by providing unique, leading-edge, branded office products.