Available until 29/04/2022

Product Manager– Retail & Food Services

Location: Sweden, Malmö
Employment: Permanent

Do you want to work in an international organization and be part of a high-performing team with a positive “doer” attitude?

We are looking for a Product Manager who will be responsible for our assortment of beverages. You will be working in a fast-paced environment within the Travel Retail-industry with international brands and suppliers. Your assignment is to provide an optimized product range in order to service a number of customers, including Stena Line, port shops, airport shops, ferry companies and other, according to our customer profiles and at the best possible prices along with active marketing in cooperation with our partners.

Job description

- Responsible for negotiation of contracts, including marketing within the category.

- Possess deep knowledge and experience within the category to continuously work towards having the most commercial assortment and to explore new trends.

- Analyze data and product KPIs to understand your assortment and develop it.

- Forecasting of new and seasonal items as well as campaign products.

- Contribute to the yearly purchasing strategy and monitor and act toward set targets.

- Ensure that the business is run in a safe manner with reduced environmental impact.

What we offer

This position offers you an excellent opportunity to work in the very heart of our company and be a key player in shaping & impacting our strategy forward, in collaboration with colleagues across our organization, customers and together with our suppliers.

Requirements

- Education in economics, purchasing, business management, or related subject or similar through experience

- Expertise in procurement and category management

- Negotiation experience

- Interest in keeping yourself up-to-date with industry changes and sustainability demands

Nice to have:

- Experience from travel, retail or the beverage industry

Product Manager – Retail & Food Services

Do you want to work in an international organization and be part of a high-performing team with a positive “doer” attitude?

We are looking for a Product Manager who will be responsible for our assortment of beverages. You will be working in a fast-paced environment within the Travel Retail-industry with international brands and suppliers. Your assignment is to provide an optimized product range in order to service a number of customers, including Stena Line, port shops, airport shops, ferry companies and other, according to our customer profiles and at the best possible prices along with active marketing in cooperation with our partners.

During a year the annual cycle starts with writing a purchasing strategy and analyzing sales from last year to be prepared for negotiating the assortment with suppliers. To be successful in the role, you need to have substantial internal communication and dialogs with the warehouse, logistics, sales, marketing, and purchasers.

Some of your key responsibilities:
– Responsible for negotiation of contracts, including marketing within the category.
– Possess deep knowledge and experience within the category to continuously work towards having the most commercial assortment and to explore new trends.
– Analyze data and product KPIs to understand your assortment and develop it.
– Forecasting of new and seasonal items as well as campaign products.
– Contribute to the yearly purchasing strategy and monitor and act toward set targets.
– Ensure that the business is run in a safe manner with reduced environmental impact.

Retail & Food Services AB
Retail & Food Services AB is a leading distributor and wholesaler of Travel Retail products in Northern Europe to a number of large Vendors within mainly the transport sector, but also to airports and other Travel Retail distributors. We trade with most of the largest Travel Retail brands in the world and provide our customers with services such as warehouse & logistic solutions, revenue management, marketing material, merchandising & development of shop concepts.

This position offers you an excellent opportunity to work in the very heart of our company and be a key player in shaping & impacting our strategy forward, in collaboration with colleagues across our organization, customers and together with our suppliers.

Who are you?
To be successful as a Product Manager we think it’s important that you have an analytical ability in combination with a commercially savvy attitude. We also believe you are a people person who easily communicates with suppliers and colleagues and knows how to build long-term relationships. It’s a face-paced company and therefore you need to know how to prioritize your work and be efficient and unpretentious.

Qualifications:
– Education in economics, purchasing, business management, or related subject or similar through experience
– Expertise in procurement and category management
– Negotiation experience
– Interest in keeping yourself up-to-date with industry changes and sustainability demands

Nice to have:
– Experience from travel, retail or the beverage industry

Interested?
This is a full-time, permanent position based in Malmö within Retail & Food Services AB. To apply, please register your profile and send in your application in English as soon as possible but no later than April 29th, 2022. We will have an ongoing selection, so do not wait with your application.

Please note that due to GDPR we do not accept applications via e-mail or postal service. We have collective bargaining agreements with Unionen, among others, who you can contact for more information.

Apply HERE

If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Charlotte Rankloo, Head of Product & Purhcasing

+46 (0)709 18 82 82

charlotte.rankloo@retailfoodservices.com