We are now helping Samsung to find a driven Product Manager with experience in Home Appliances, for an exciting assignment of 2 years (with good possibility of extension). As a Product Manager for Built-in Digital Appliances at Samsung, you will play an integral role in ensuring that Samsung remains at the forefront of the market and continues to enrich and simplify consumers' lives.
About the role:
Samsung is expanding and seeking a skilled Product Manager to join our Digital Appliances Product Management team. In this role, you will collaborate with the Senior Product Manager for Built In to set the commercial strategy for your products in the Nordic region. You must be a skilled influencer, able to adapt and implement the global strategy based on local circumstances. Working closely with marketing functions and the sales team, you will set the direction and roadmap for products, ensuring they bring value to the market.
As a Product Manager, you will be part of the Digital Appliance department, reporting to the Head of Product Management for Digital Appliances, and will manage specific product categories within the division. The role is based in our modern Kista office and includes occasional travel within the Nordics, Europe, and South Korea.
- Strengthen Samsung's position as a leading brand in the Nordic market through business expansion.
- Develop and implement a robust growth strategy to capitalize on opportunities within the product category.
- Establish a solid and sustainable profit base for the future growth of the business.
- Optimize range, price, and model mix management to drive premium sales.
- Deploy product and business marketing strategies for the Home Appliance Business.
- Product and Range Management: Develop and deploy the right range to achieve business goals and objectives, establishing a logical range, specification, and price structure for the category.
- Product Value Proposition: Create strong, compelling, and clear product value propositions that enable successful marketing execution.
- Price Management: Own price positioning, develop pricing logic, and establish pricing and promotional guidelines as needed.
- Launch Excellence: Plan and track pre- and post-launch activities, ensuring the delivery of all required tools to maximize market impact and investment efficiency. Translate the global launch master plan into a robust local subsidiary launch plan.
- Generate Demand: Drive and support all related stakeholders (Global/HQ marketing, EHQ marketing, Local Sales, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management teams) in adopting a 'sell-out' driven mindset and business approach.
- Business Performance: Monitor and own KPIs focusing on revenue, price, model mix, and profit.
- Market Knowledge: Analyze, understand, and interpret market research data and competitor analysis to guide business direction. Identify new opportunities or corrective actions to ensure agility and adaptability in a changing market.
In this role, a strong analytical mindset is essential, along with the ability to read people, understand their motivations, and present products appealingly to all stakeholders, both internally and externally. Samsung is a dynamic company in a fast-paced industry, offering numerous opportunities for growth and development. To succeed with us, you must be someone who appreciates tempo, change, and taking the initiative.
Skills & experience we think are necessary in this position:
- 3- 5 years Home Appliances industry or Consumer Electronics industry background.
- Strong in MS Office (in particular Excel and Power Point).
- Academic degree
- Driven, adaptable, high self-awareness, delivery-focused, entrepreneurial flair, flexible.
- Extensive experience and insights in the Home Appliances industry or similar Consumer Electronics business.
- Highly self-motivated, able to identify opportunities and convert them into ideas, solutions, and initiatives that directly impact business performance.
- Exceptional influencer skills – quickly gains buy-in from internal and external stakeholders across the Nordics.
- Ability to analyze the market and establish strategies against competition - excellent English communication skills, with an appreciation for a global, multicultural environment (preferably Asian).
- Category/Business P&L ownership - strong understanding of profit drivers throughout the P&L and skilled in identifying and addressing areas to impact results.
- Robust presentation and communication skills, comfortable presenting to senior executives at both strategic and detailed operational levels.
- Rounded marketing knowledge – credible in driving marketing communications teams to deliver exceptional solutions to support category execution.
- Senior-level face-to-face customer experience.
- Understanding of complex Retail and Trade channels
About the assignment
For this assignment you will be hired as a full-time consultant by Digitalenta. We offer our consultants a generous package including healthcare allowance, insurance policy, paid vacation days and pension savings. In addition, you'll also have a dedicated consultant manager available throughout your employment with us, in addition to optional networking activities with our network of consultants.
The assignment is full-time and for a period of 2 years, with possible extension.