Stockholm, Stockholm
Full - Time

Calling all innovators, disruptors, and dreamers! 

Join L’Oréal, the world's #1 beauty company present in over 150 markets. For over 100-years, we’ve been transforming, fueled by data, tech, innovation, and science. Together, we solve complex challenges at scale, while staying true to our commitments to society and the planet. Do you want to be challenged and developed within your area of expertise? Then you might be just the one we are looking for to strengthen our Consumer Products Division as the Category Growth Manager located in Stockholm. 

Your mission… 

As the Category Growth Manager in the Consumer Products Division (CPD), you will be accountable for the growth and development of your category at retailer and country level. You identify & leverage growth opportunities in collaboration with the retailer partners through deep market analysis and actionable category insights. You will drive & leverage all Revenue Growth Management levers (Pricing, Promotions, Format strategy and active Mix management) to fuel growth in the category. The role reports to the Nordic Business Development Manager. 

You will… 

  • Following the Nordic Growth Strategy, define plans for category growth opportunities at local market level and for the strategic retailers. 
  • Build and present locally relevant Category Growth cases and support the commercial team with joint business plans for the strategic local clients.
  • Analyze Category Performance and gather local Category Shopper Insights on monthly basis  
  • Identify assortment gaps and opportunities (white spaces, listings) within market, define listing targets per sales cycle 
  • Define listing targets and map category development needs for top tier retailers 
  • Drive the category space & assortment priorities together with the Category Development Manager and Commercial team.
  • Adapt the brands upcoming launch decks into locally relevant trade stories and present to top local clients in collaboration with the Key Account Managers.
  • Be responsible for local market Revenue Growth Management projects (pricing, promotional policies, conjoint studies.) 
  • Be responsible for developing local business cases utilizing category and P&L analysis

Your profile... 

  • You have a relevant University/business school degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience in Sales, Category Management or Marketing within a leading FMCG company 
  • Strong analytical skills and performance drive, being able to make the right conclusion from several sets of data tools.
  • Has the ability to present and influence both internal and external stakeholders on business cases, i.e. presenting complex data insights in a compelling and tangible manner.
  • Combines strategic thinking with executional excellence.
  • Has a proven track record of implementation of initiatives with rigorous excellence 
  • Has the ability to adapt in an ever-changing environment with multiple stakeholders in different functions.
  • You are fluent in a Nordic language and English 
  • Creative, out-of-the-box mindset and enjoys being out of the comfort zone 
  • Has strong communication skills and enjoys working in a multicultural and diverse team
  • Commercial and financial understanding is valued

We are looking for you to start from January 1st 2024. The employment is permanent. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so do not wait to apply! We welcome everyone to apply no matter your gender, ethnicity, physical abilities, religion, or sexual orientation. 

What’s in it for you? 

We offer you great level of responsibility from the very start, challenges and opportunities including an individual career plan, coaching leadership, an extensive catalogue of trainings and e-learnings, competitive personnel benefits, modern offices, and a dynamic and international working environment with engaged and skilled colleagues. Our Nordic organization counts close to 1000 employees based in the four Nordic capitals.

Who are we?  

Leading the world in beauty and pioneering the world of beauty tech; we are 87,4K employees across 150 countries on five continents and has a unique international portfolio of 36 brands. The Group generated sales amounting to 38,26 billion euros in 2022, and e-commerce accounted for 28% of the Group’s sales. We push boundaries and move fast globally to stay ahead of the game. As market leader, we continuously deliver innovation and digital solutions that can bring beauty to all people around the world. L’Oréal truly embraces entrepreneurship, and you’ll have the chance to conceptualize ideas and bring them to life in an agile way not least through continued digital innovation. Your job will be your own innovation playground.  

What we do at L’Oréal always have a big impact. At L’Oréal, we define success as making a positive, conscious impact. We’ve been recognized as the World most ethical company in the world by Ethisphere®. For the seventh time in a row, L’Oréal has been recognized as a global leader in sustainable development by the international non-profit organization CDP® in three areas: combating climate change, sustainable management of water and protecting forests, for the fourth year running. In 2022, L’Oréal was for the 6th consecutive year recognized by the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for having successfully created an inclusive and equal work environment. We believe diversity fosters creativity and accelerates innovation. To ensure that our products meet the needs of every form of beauty in every culture, our team members must be as diverse and inclusive as the world itself.  For us, our job is more than just a job, it is about building a better future for others and our planet.  

Freedom to Go Beyond. That’s the Beauty of L’Oréal. 

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