Nordic Trade Luminaires Category Manager - Philips Lighting
Millions of people around the world are using Philips products, services and solutions to be healthy, live well and enjoy life. It can be lights that show us the way, medical equipment which gives a mother the first view of her unborn child or the wake up light giving you energy in the morning. Together with us your thoughts and ideas will have a positive influence on people; Philips is there with you in your daily life.
Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation in the areas of Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips posted 2011 sales of EUR 22.6 billion and employs approximately 121,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries.
Nordic Trade Luminaires Category Manager
– Philips Lighting
We are looking for a Nordic Trade Luminaries Category Manager that can drive trade channel luminaire sales of a selected trade portfolio agreed with Nordic Trade. You will be responsible for defining, shaping and maintaining the trade portfolio range and content. You will have a direct report to our Nordic Commercial Director and an indirect report to Marketing Director Nordic. The position can either be based in Helsinki or in Stockholm.
Key Areas of Responsibilities
Drive & coordinate sell-in and sell-out of trade luminaires portfolio
Plan, creation of content and execute trade marketing activities in relation to Trade Luminaire Portfolio and secure follow up on campaigns etc.
Coordinate corrective sales actions with trade channel and internal stakeholders (Trade KAMs, Trade Marketers, Product Marketers and Segment Marketers)
Identify trade channel customer needs
Participate and analyze relevant trade channel activities (eg. fairs)
Hold training sessions for trade luminaires towards internal & external customers
Sales and profit monitoring at product level for trade channel
Support Segment/Product Managers in shaping the product strategy and management of the selected Nordic trade luminaires portfolio
Support Nordic trade customer product introduction process (internally & externally).
Minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience in marketing & sales, product- and market knowledge
Solid studies and or experience within field of technology, preferably lighting
Full understanding of trade business
Independent, proactive and most of all a team player
Organizational understanding and an excellent negotiator
Able to travel, approx. 15-20 night per year
Microsoft Office, SAP/Business Warehouse
Excellent English and local language.
We put high value on your personality and for the right candidate we can offer excellent professional and personal development opportunities, in our Nordic as well as international markets. We will interview continuously so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
Please apply via
. For further information please contact Linn Caldas,
Sales Business Development
Market Group EMEA-10011139
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