Product ManagerProduct Manager Pharma & Beauty - Bolton Hellas

Date: Jan 30, 2023

Location: Athens, GR

Company: Bolton Group

Product Manager Pharma & Beauty

 

Bolton Hellas - Athens

 

Bolton Hellas is since 1976 part of Bolton Group, an Italian Multinational company in the FMCG sector with the HQ in Milan. Bolton Group produces and markets a vast array of branded consumer products and has built an outstanding portfolio of over 50 well-known brands in Food, Household and Laundry Care, Adhesives, Personal Care and Well-being, and Beauty Care.

The Bolton Hellas commercial organization is located in Athens and is a leading retail supplier in the Greek FMCG sector in the Categories of Food, Homecare and Personal Care distributing prestigious brands, including Rio Mare (Food), Overlay, Merito, WC Net, Omino Bianco, Fornet (Homecare), Neutro Roberts, Borotalco (Personal Care) and Somatoline Cosmetic (Pharma Dermocosmetics).

In 2023, Bolton Hellas expands its operations also in the Beauty Care Category, with Collistar brand. Collistar has been the N°1 prestige brand in the Italian beauty market for 19 years and holds a strong presence on different categories: N°1 brand on skincare, body and suncare, and N°4 on make-up (source: NPD data year December 2021 – volume – Prestige Brands).

 

At Bolton Hellas, we are looking for a Product Manager in charge of Pharma & Beauty Categories to join our local team.

 

Your tasks:

  • Lead the creation and implementation of the Marketing Strategy for Somatoline Cosmetic & Collistar brands in Greece. Develop and implement 360 communication plans (ATL & BTL), new product launches, pricing strategy. Coordinate with all stakeholders to secure the solid implementation of all aspects of the marketing plan. Follow-up, measure & evaluate plan.
  • Identifies and exploits new initiatives. Recommends and implements the launch of new brands/products and all related activities.
  • Preparation & implementation of trade plans in coordination with Sales & Trade Marketing team. Follow-up trade activities.
  • Closely monitors and analyzes competition, market and consumer trends to identify growth opportunities and make timely recommendations to adapt plans accordingly.
  • Sell-in & sell-out data analysis and reporting. Provide strong decision support and robust recommendations based on data-driven insights.
  • Responsible for the budget preparation, follow-up and monitoring throughout the year in order to meet sales and profit targets.
  • Forecasting, pricing monitoring, accountable for the categories’ P&L.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration or a comparable course of study.
  • Postgraduate studies will be considered a strong plus.
  • At least 4 years of solid experience in Marketing, preferably in Beauty Skincare industry. Experience on Prestige and/or Pharma brands will be considered a plus.
  • PC literacy, expert handling of Excel and PPT.
  • Digital experience, interest on digital trend and new platforms.
  • Fluency in English. Italian will be considered an asset.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, creative thinker with an out of the box mentality.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills, with a gift for accuracy.
  • Pragmatic, able and willing to deal with operational things. Business and results oriented, with consistency and accountability.
  • Hands-on mentality, with a sense of ownership and problem solving spirit.
  • Good organizational and planning skills.
  • Advanced communication skills and team work spirit. Highly effective in working with others, both inside and outside the organization. Influencing skills.
  • Strategic thinking and passion for brands.

 

WHO WE ARE?

Bolton Group produces and markets a vast array of branded consumer products and has built an outstanding portfolio of over 50 well-known brands in Food, Household and Laundry Care, Adhesives, Personal Care and Well-being, and Beauty Care, distributed in supermarkets, specialized stores, pharmacies and perfumeries. Many Bolton brands have established themselves as international market leaders while others have developed a substantial presence in their local markets. Several of our brands have even become synonymous with their category. Our brands include Rio Mare, Palmera, Simmenthal, Saupiquet, Isabel, Cuca, Prima, WC Net, Smac, Omino Bianco, Carolin, Merito, UHU, Bison, Griffon, Neutro Roberts, Borotalco, Sanogyl, Chilly, Acqua alle Rose, Somatoline Cosmetic, Bilboa, Brioschi, Rogé Cavaillès and Collistar. Working among our 44 offices, 13 plants and 7 R&D laboratories, over 11,000 employees worldwide are focused on delivering high quality goods that meet today’s consumer demands.