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  • Munich

    Salary Icon 55.000 (EUR)

  • Company Description
    More than 20 years ago, zooplus was one of the first to bring the pet category into the world of eCommerce. Today, we stand strong as Europe’s leading online pet platform, delivering moments of happiness to more than 9 million pet parents each year.
    Job Description

    We are looking for a Product Manager (all genders) who will be responsible for planning, management, and control of brands during the product life cycle from market maturity to market exit. Being a part of a very strategic area of the business - the Own Brands Food team - you will be one of the main drivers in bringing private labels to the next level, thus, having a great impact on zooplus' success.
    Are you ready for this challenge?

    As a Product Manager Own Brands Food, you will be involved in: 

    • Strategic and operational brand- and project management and sales responsibility for the respective own brands
    • Driving the success of respective private labels
    • Brand positioning without further guidance
    • Development of competitive marketing plans of existing and new own brands and ensuring their implementation
    • Responsibility for the own brands over the product life cycle
      • Independent development of brand positioning
      • Concept development based on consumer insights
      • Challenge product recipes and packaging with experts
      • Supplier selection in coordination with purchasing and product experts
      • Conducting product calculations
      • Identifying sales potentials
      • Implementation of launches and relaunches
      • Sales development (target-performance comparison)
      • Delisting of articles
    • Continuous analysis of own brand development and sales KPIs
    • Interpretation of existing reports and continuous key figure analysis and optimization with regard to the cost situation, article availability, margin, and turnover; proactive implementation of conclusions into daily work
    • Identification and proactive approach to growth/efficiency-driven own brand projects and their independent management
    • Development of the specific own brand strategy in coordination with the Group Product Manager
    • Definition of assortment strategies
    • Continuous shelf maintenance and optimization in the sense of increasing customer satisfaction and quality assurance, e.g. by improving product description, presentation, and awareness
    • Control of promotional measures and derivation of recommendations for action to achieve sales targets
    • Handling of declaration templates and management of over 20 different languages for ideal implementation on the packaging
    • Independent management of external design and translation agencies
    • Taking over and controlling internal departmental projects in the role of project manager
    • Providing interface function to sales & marketing, disposition, accounting, external partners and suppliers

    • University degree in economics preferably with a focus on business administration / marketing
    • At least 3 years of professional experience in product management in FMCG, retail, or pet food
    • Experience in the independent support and development of brands and own brands
    • Experience in cooperation with international interfaces
    • Background in dealing with the relevant marketing processes and their levers of a retailer, ideally e-commerce
    • Profound analytical skills combined with a passion for numbers and large data volumes
    • Very good command of written and spoken English, further foreign language skills are an advantage

    Additional Information
    With more than 1,000 passionate professionals located across 10 European offices, we believe our success comes from working together and leveraging our international strengths. Expect to work in a hybrid environment, collaborating with colleagues in different locations remotely or face-to-face at the office.

    Our benefits:
    🐾 20% discount in our zooplus shop
    📖 Internal and external training
    🎈 Team events
    ✈️ 28 vacation days and days off on 24th and 31st of December
    🏋️ Corporate rates at a local gym chain (Body & Soul)
    📱 Company mobile phone for work and personal use

    Want to know more? Learn more about who we are and what we do and visit our LinkedIn company profile.

    zooplus is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.

    Estimated Salary after Taxes *

    Salary Monthly Yearly
    55.000,00 € 2.890,85 € 34.690,25 €

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