Global Product Portfolio Manager
Product Line
Full Time
Stockholm, Sweden
2019-11-10

Inspire new taste experiences that bring people together

Global Product Portfolio Manager
Stockholm

At Electrolux we are passionate about improving everyday life for millions of people and the planet. It’s embodied in everything we do. We believe that great tasting food brings people together. That our favorite clothes bring out the best in us. And that the home should be a place for wellbeing, a place to care for ourselves and our loved ones. The Product Line organization is probably the most exciting part of the business where you will be at the core of what we do – drive business results with the ultimate goal to deliver outstanding consumer experiences. 

This is where you come into picture! 

We are now looking for a Global Product Portfolio Manager to support development of a successful strategy based on deep understanding of market, competitors and business dynamics, ensuring that we develop innovative consumer products in close connection with Business Areas. Your category of products will be centering TASTE area. This category is quickly transforming thanks to global trends.

In this role you will be part of Electrolux global Taste Consumer Experiences organization, and part of SDA (Small Domestic Appliances) team reporting to the Acting Global Product Portfolio Director SDA, working full-time in our Global Headquarters office in Stockholm where we are 60+ nationalities under the same roof and we’re quite happy with the look and feel of the office!

Your everyday challenge
•Support development of the global product category Strategic Plan as part of the overall Taste Strategy and give input to the Technology Roadmap
•Global generation Plan based on consumer insights, business needs, market development and aligned with BAs
•Build strong consumer centric experiences leveraging on insight and trends and developing effective claims
•Driving cross BAs opportunities assessment and creating the business case and support the cross BAs execution
•Analyze market and business including competitor and benchmarking
•Propose best practice example working closely with BAs and contribute in identifying new business models
•Support and drive cross functional cooperation for operational excellence
•Owner of product life cycle – cradle to grave: opportunities, concepts, specs, profitability, phase-in/phase-out


Who you are
International. You enjoy to work in a truly global environment and you like to deliver in cross-functional teams
Strategic. You have demonstrated strategic thinking, have strong analytical skills and ability to see the big picture
Business acumen. You have a proven track record of displaying strong business understanding and you are able to evaluate risks/opportunities making skilled business decisions
Good listener and communicator. You have great communication skills and you have the ability to convince, influence and motivate others in a complex matrix organization
Self-starter. You are keen for new experience, responsibility and accountability. You are self-driven, problem-solver with a proven track record of delivering great results
Agile. You like working in a fast moving environment, being open to new opportunities and evolving priorities and flexible in the way you deliver against strict deadlines and dealing with ambiguity. You manage every shifting priorities 
Energy. You are passionate about what you do and able to transmit that energy to your colleagues. Challenges are there to be overcome!
Team player. You have exceptional collaboration skills, proven ability to form strong cross-functional relationships with varying business partners

Minimum experience
•Academic degree in business and/or technical field
•6-8 years of experience in marketing and/or commercial areas and/or product development with international exposure
•Project management skills, able to plan and focus on strategic priorities
•Experience within the food or taste industry/business is considered as a strong plus


Contact Person: Zhaoyuan(Asuka) Wu

Apply now

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'