<Job Opportunity> Business Administrator - Commercial Product Lead - Knauf Aquapanel GmbH & Co. KG @Germany

  • 2022-03-09
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Knauf is an international market leader in the building materials industry. More than 40,000 employees at over 300 locations worldwide generate a turnover of over 12,5 billion euros. The foundation of our success as family business are our corporate values of humanity, partnership, commitment and entrepreneurial spirit.

The brand AQUAPANEL® from Knauf stands worldwide for “certainty” in lightweight exterior wall constructions and ceiling constructions, in dry construction in wet and damp rooms and in the modernization of floors. The AQUAPANEL® technology offers architects and processors innovative and safe solutions.

At our location in Dortmund we are offering the following exciting career opportunity:

Commercial Product Lead (m/w/d) - Interiors

Your Responsibilities
  • Initiation and execution of market research
  • Analysis of the positioning of the allocated product groups (Knauf Wetroom Solutions including accessories)
  • Analysis of customer satisfaction and customer needs
  • Analysis of competitive activities and products
  • Strategic planning of products, services and tools
  • Innovation management and market launch/roll-out of new products and services (including idea generation and concept definition, evaluation and selection)
  • Marketing planning for Product and Communication, and coordination with the planning of other departments (especially Technical) and with international sales partners
  • Budgeting and budget allocation
  • Content creation for communication activities (target group specific content)
  • Implementation of planned marketing activities for the EMEA region
  • Monitoring the achievement of objectives related to potential and market success
  • Monitoring the effectiveness and efficiency of the marketing activities (marketing controlling)
  • International travel: up to 20%
Your profile
  • University degree in business administration, economics or industrial engineering
  • At least 3-5 years of professional experience in marketing or product management for an international medium-sized or large manufacturer of industrial goods (B2B)
  • Advanced working knowledge of English and German; other languages desirable
  • Familiarity with innovation management or the market launch of new products and services and with the management of established products, services and tools
  • Knowledge of marketing communications, market research and data analysis
  • Assertiveness; ability to work well in a team; strong creative skills
  • Ability to build personal networks
  • Ability to quickly acquire good product and customer knowledge
  • Analytical and conceptual skills
  • Strategic way of thinking and a performance-driven, meticulous approach
  • Good verbal and communication skills
We offer you a versatile and demanding role in a highly successful international family business. Flat hierarchies, long-term planning and growing challenges in a friendly and professional environment create space for creativity and innovation.

You are responsible for the strategic/operational handling of the product management (commercial aspects) and product marketing for Knauf Wetroom Solutions (including AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor and accessories). Please note that this vacancy is not a position with managerial responsibility but with professional responsibility.