Project Manager Marketing & Sales

Salary undisclosed
Netherlands + frequent international travel

For one of our clients we are looking for a Project Manager Marketing & Sales. He/she will be responsible for the execution and implementation of marketing & sales related projects, like value based pricing, across all business units conform the defined approaches.

 Company Profile

  • Highly innovative well reputed multi-national, €10B+, 20.000+ employees
  • Internal Marketing & Sales Consultancy
  • High travel and projects around the globe
  • Leading Project teams on the ground
  • Very visible for executive management and ideal step in/up
  • At least 12 years or relevant working experience in consultancy or reputed international multi-national in Marketing & Sales or Commercial Controlling
  • Fluency in English is a must, Mandarin or other European languages a plus

Responsibilities and Deliverables

  • Projects will consist of Customer Segmentation, Value Based Pricing, installing closed loop Price Management Processes and Key Account Management.
  • Day-to-day on-site project management; together with Business Management planning of activities of the work streams in the project and individual coaching of the consultants.
  • Implement the project related tools and anchor new way of thinking and working methods into different Business Units.
  • Monitor progress during implementation phase of executed projects.
  • Ensure further improvement in awareness of importance of value based pricing.
  • Advice Business Units on relevant changes/improvements in pricing related and/or organizational issues.
  • Prepare and execute project review meetings for executive management together with Program Director.
  • Function as a liaison between the project team and the executive management of the internal clients.
  • Acquire new projects for the team.

 Profile of the ideal candidate

  • Master degree in Business, Marketing, Finance or other relevant discipline.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English is required. Fluency in Mandarin and additional European language ability is helpful.
  • At least 12-15 years of proven business experience at senior level related in the field of Marketing, Sales and/or Commercial Controlling.
  • Experience in working on truly international projects and coaching (small) teams from various backgrounds (cultural/ multi-functional).
  • Solid experience in managing projects.
  • Strong content knowledge in commercial management, strong change management skills.
  • Comfortable liaising with and making an impact at high level executive management.

 Essential Personal Qualities

  • Strongly person oriented.
  • Outward looking and a change agent.
  • Flexible and an international mindset is a must.
  • Intrinsic drive for results.
  • Ability to build relationships with and influence other functional areas.
  • Strong leadership competencies and be charismatic, able to influence and convince without hierarchical power.
  • Ability to understand the value chain of the internal client.
  • Ambition to grow within company.

Position requires frequent international travel (50-75%).

Apply to this position by using the form below. Send your motivation letter and resume in English and in Word-format . A reference check will be part of the procedure.
For more information please contact Claudia Talsma at Kienbaum at telephone number +31 (0)20 697 1410. 

Deze procedure is gesloten (21-04-2011).

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