Saint-Gobain

Reference : FRA07154

Marketing and Development International Product Manager (Vertical Applications and Flooring)

  • Marketing
  • France Courbevoie
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 09/24/2021

Position description

Missions

 

- International Product Development and Management of building solutions either for a metier or transversal solutions: capture customer needs, translate them into differentiating specifications, work with:

  • Pilot countries to place new solutions on the market
  • R&D and Operations to deliver performances on line with the optimized Book of Specifications
  • Sales on price positioning, value argumentation and training of local teams and trainers

 

- Manage international products range working closely with other Marketing & Development departments such as Communications (ex.brands, communication tools), Digital, Legal (patents and legal contracts). Follow sales after roll-out with local marketing, purchasers and suppliers.

 

- Analyze markets: standards and competition.

 

- Work on certification of international solutions, responsible for international products or systems certification; supports local certification process.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

  • MSc Level, 10 to 15 years experiences Construction markets
  • Project management with proven results

Will be a plus: Successful experience in fast growing market/strategy/Sales / Marketing / Product management

 

 

Skills and Abilities 

  • Fluent in English compulsory (all meetings and conf calls)
  • Very well organized
  • Good negotiation skills, can listen and find compromises
  • Good communication skills, patient, takes time to explain
  • Analytical & practical mind
  • Open minded, Autonomy
  • Team player with cultural empathy
  • Travels: average 30%, peaks up to 50%, max. 2 weeks in a row out of the office. About 2/3 of travels in Europe (incl. Turkey & CIS), 1/3 worldwide.
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