Strategy Development Manager
Do you have strong marketing skills? Are you a team player with a 'can do' attitude and a natural interest for ensuring progress? In addition, do you find it exciting working in a company that leads the market in sustainable indoor living? Then we have the position you are looking for.
We are looking for a strong talent who would like to take up this exciting and challenging position as Strategy Development Manager for our accessories (blinds and shutters) category, one of three global product categories within our Global Product Management (GPM) team in the VELUX Group.
You will be responsible for driving the development of our accessories strategy and roadmap, making sure these are executable as well as identifying product portfolio optimisation opportunities.
Your primary tasks will be to define product development initiatives and other commercial initiatives and make final evaluations of development requests from sales companies to secure business potential and ensure alignment to the category strategy.
You will define the research and analysis needed as input to strategy development and analyse and suggest potential strategic collaborations within the category, as well as conclude on strategic implications. You will also develop and maintain strategic pricing recommendations.
You will also play an active role in innovation activities such as front-end innovation and new business development activities and participate in pre-studies for new product opportunities.
Being part of a global organisation, you can expect to travel approx. 30 days per year internationally.
You have a commercial degree, 5+ years of experience working in a Consultancy and experience working with business development in an international setting.
We are looking for a person with a strong commercial and strategic mindset - a person with the desire to move things forward. You are result-oriented always with a focus on how to create value for the business.
It is essential that your analytical skills are excellent and that you have a structured and well-organised approach to tasks. You see the big picture and you know what it takes to make business processes work across a sometimes complex organisational set-up.
On a personal level, you are curious, a bit of a risk-taker and have a keen interest in the world of design. You are open and forthcoming and you collaborate easily with people around you. In addition, you demonstrate strong communication and presenting skills.
It is important that you can navigate within a matrix organisation with many stakeholders and that you can drive results in this type of environment.
You have a strong command of English, both written and spoken.
In addition to operating at a highly professional level, our team is characterised by an informal tone and a healthy sense of humour. We work as one team to reach our ambitious results. We believe in empowering people, and we support this through sharing knowledge, delegating responsibility and investing in people who strive to make a difference.
The VELUX Group offers exciting challenges, great opportunities of influencing your own development with competent and committed colleagues where commitment, thoroughness and mutual respect are among the core values. Application and contact The application and selection process will be done in collaboration with Brinch & Partners. If you would like to know more about this opportunity and the VELUX Group, please feel free to contact Partner Jens Christian Jensen by telephone +45 7020 2328.
We look forward to receiving your application and CV marked '11.562 - Strategy Development Manager' as soon as possible by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. All inquiries will be treated confidentially.
For more information:
Jens Christian Jensen by telephone +45 7020 2328