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End to End Gross Margin Enhancement Manager

A fantastic opportunity is available for a 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! 

 

OVERVIEW
- The role is a one of 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 an unparallel learning and outstanding exposure to leadership teams to develop a fast pace career in Hygiene business Unit of RB.  
- The End to End Gross Margin Expansion leads will travel the Globe to identify opportunities and provide recommendations to the countries leadership teams to overdrive the immediate and long-term brands profitability. 
- 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 / ACCOUNTABILITIES
- 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 loved brands (Lysol, Finish, Airwick, Vanish, Mortein, Harpic) using 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 skillsets. The incumbent 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 Management/leadership teams.

 

Desired Skills and Experience
- A B.S. in a relevant degree and MBA qualification or equivalent preferred 
- Minimum of 4 years of experience.
- Fluency in English required. Additional knowledge of other languages would be a plus.
- 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


IS THIS YOU? 
- Analytical: You have the ability to sift through data sets, extract insights and leverage those insights to solve the root cause of a problem. 
- Organized: You manage multiple priorities within a fast-paced environment to deliver on time and in full. 
- Self-Starter: You take initiative, practice good judgment and have the ability to work independently. 
- Customer focused: You take pride in maintaining positive customer relationships and believe managing their expectations leads to better results. 
- Strong communicator: You are clear and concise in communicating statuses / required actions and are comfortable presenting across multiple levels of the business 

Equality

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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