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End to End Gross Margin Expansion Manager

Job Description

RB is the world's leading consumer health and hygiene company, We work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through our brands like Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish.

A fantastic opportunity is available for an End to End Gross Margin Expansion Manager. Your role will be to transform and create a journey of sustainable and highly profitable growth within our markets! We are flexible on the job location.

The role is a once-in-a-life time opportunity for talented and ambitious candidates to enrich their skills and knowledge by driving End-to-End margin expansion through the RB’s global integrated value chain – from the product conceptualization, procurement, manufacturing, logistics, go-to- market including mix management, pricing and trade promotion.

The role will provide the right candidates unparallel learning and outstanding exposure to leadership teams to develop a fast-paced career in the Hygiene and Home business unit of RB. 

The End-to-End Gross Margin Expansion leads will work across the globe to identify opportunities and provide recommendations to the countries’ leadership teams to overdrive the immediate and long-term profitability of our brands.

The candidates will champion new opportunities and disrupt the way we operate today by challenging the status quo and by bringing new ways of thinking in a sustainable and constructive manner.

Responsibilities 
 
  • Create an ambition to drive radical change in our planning, innovation, manufacturing, processes and products earnings model.   
  • Transform the gross margin profile of our iconic and loved brands (Lysol, Finish, Airwick, Vanish, Mortein, Harpic) using a curious mindset and analytical skills to identify opportunities.
  • Use external and internal benchmarks to drive best possible costs and processes to improve margin profile of products and markets
  • Create a vision and drive an ambition with the local teams to better understand the current operating model, process, market specificities, actual cost and investment including trade promotion.
  • This role will require strong leadership and project management skills. The candidate will need to be effective in building partnerships with local teams, demonstrate outstanding analytical capability and outstanding presentation and communication skills to persuade and influence local management and leadership teams.

 

Specialist Experience

  • MBA qualification or equivalent with preferably 2 years of experience  
  • Fluency in English required. Additional knowledge of other languages would be an advantage.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills both oral and written
  • Outstanding analytical capability
  • Problem-solving and strategic planning ability
  • Pragmatic and out of the box thinker
  • Self-motivated with strong drive
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to cope with ambiguity, pressure and challenges
  • Must be willing to travel regularly – approx. 50% of time

 

 

Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.

Job Summary

Company
RB
City
Heidelberg
Country
  • Germany
Industries
  • Other
Job Type
  • Full-time
Salary
  • Under $70,000
Reference
GWP273327
Posted
05 April 2019
Applications Deadline
10 May 2019

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