Product Manager - Home Comfort
Product Line
Full Time
Bangkok, Thailand


Lead the development and performance of Home Comfort Category across East Asia, especially:• To achieve ongoing product leadership across all sub-categories
• To deliver short and long term budget in terms of market share, volume, margin and asset turns, to achieve growth targets
• To build a high performing category management team.


Key Operational Responsibilities:

• Deliver Category P&L as per the budget and forecast
• Identify consumer opportunities by exploring new segments to capture consumer needs, and translating them into product ideas
• Build 3 year new product and innovation pipeline
• Develop country category strategic market plan, with clear innovation themes and detailed long-term generation plans, and ensure alignment with regional category plan
• Build the regional business case to deliver new product and new innovation in the market
• Support product development projects in accordance with EPM
• Drive commercial launch preparation, seeking synergies with other countries including phase-in and phase-out
• Execute excellent commercial launches with tailored and strong in-store execution, in alignment with brand strategy
• Deliver industry leadership through comprehensive trade initiatives, supporting the sales function
• Drive product range management, and phase out to reduce complexity and SKU optimization
• Manage product pricing in accordance with company’s pricing policy, ensuring optimum mix of price, volume and margin, to deliver value creation targets
• Ensure product understanding, by developing and supporting the implementation of product training programmes, and monitoring their effectiveness
• Deliver monthly reporting on category performance


Reporting to:
• Operationally:  Product Directors, Major Appliances East Asia

Minimum Qualification


• Category value creation, including separate measures for sales growth and margin development and market shares
• Innovation management to respond to customers and market opportunities
• Industrial and Channel knowledge capability
• Leadership products; sales and margins from new products/ share of contribution from new products
• Brand strength in category
• Financial Capability
• Leadership to handle complexity in process and People
• Project Management Skill




• Customer Focus
• Commercial & growth drive
• Judgment & decision making 


• Cross-collaboration & networking
• Initiative
• Influencing others
• Integrity & Respect



Scope of Work:  Regional, East Asia
Working Details:  Permanent role, from 9 to 6pm, Monday to Friday