For our Client we are looking for:

Global Category Director, Product Line Small Domestic Appliances (SDA)

western Europe


  • Define and own Category strategy

        - Define strategic Plan for category aligned with overall Product Line Strategy

        - Pricing, Positioning (taking the channel perspective into account)

        - Sourcing strategy

        - Alignment for tech roadmap

        - Set the category budget and targets

        - 1-2 direct reports (Global Category Managers)

  • Current & future portfolio
  • Own global category generation plan, start and stop dates
  • Development & launch of products according to plan
  • Global roll-out plans


  • Minimum 10 years of solid experience in product development or product marketing or commercial areas (with product knowledge/ product management) with P&L responsibility in Small Domestic Appliances
  • Very good project management skills, able to plan and prioritise
  • Team player, able to influence and work well in a global matrix organization
  • Good communicator, builds networks and can leverage resources from different areas to work together towards overall objectives
  • Strong, analytical skills with ability to see the big picture
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Comfortable with and can drive change