At Ecolab, making the world a cleaner, safer place is our business. We are committed to growth and providing our customers with the most effective and efficient cleaning, food safety, and infection control programs available. We believe that our Marketing Department is one of the keys to our success. Marketing roles at Ecolab are very challenging and involve diverse skills and responsibilities. As a marketing function, we are committed to driving growth while providing individuals with a range of developmental career opportunities. The members of our marketing team have an opportunity to help our customers meet their goals, differentiate Ecolab from our competition, and impact the achievement of our aggressive growth targets.
The Ecolab Life Science Division is seeking a Portfolio and Product Manager to lead a strategical portfolio. This Manager will lead the strategies and execution to drive significant growth (double digit %) of this product portfolio. This individual’s primary focus will center upon sales growth and profitability of product lines through strategic planning and portfolio management. This role will contribute to the development and execution of product portfolio strategies in close collaboration with internal partners including Field Sales, Corporate Accounts, Segment Marketing, Finance, RD&E and Supply Chain.
What’s in it For You:
The opportunity to take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments
The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth
The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our best
What You Will Do:
Develop & Execute marketing strategies, customer value propositions, promotional programs and pricing which will meet sales and profit objectives for the portfolio in the short and long-term.
Monitor product portfolio health and assessment of current portfolio/service offerings against key customer requirements and competitive offerings
Working in conjunction with communication leader on content for product marketing campaigns
Partner with Sales to drive differentiated programs that lead to new business gains, growth within existing accounts and retention of top accounts
Develop short and long-term strategies and plans for demand generation, on-going market research, customer needs assessment, and customer and sales history analysis
Work closely with the segment marketing team on development of new product/ program/service offerings aligned with business and marketing segment strategies
Provide Ecolab sales force with leadership and marketing support, including sales tools, training content and competitive intelligence
Develop in-depth customer and market knowledge. Communicate market needs and opportunities.
Stay current on market standards, trends and practices and understand impact on Ecolab product line and business.
Manage direct report and lead cross functional teams, as needed, to deliver project results
Foster collaboration and teamwork across the organization and globally
Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of professional experience or MBA in Marketing with 3 years of experience
Fluent English and French speaker
Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and the Internet
Business-to-business marketing experience
Scientific degree or experience of working in Life Science industries
Ability to relate to influential people and complex organizational structures; strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
Demonstrated initiative and leadership skills; setting vision and strategy, planning, critical thinking, orchestrating cross-functionally, overseeing multiple project elements and proven track record of results
Effective oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, good attention to detail and use of sound judgment in a fast-paced environment are essential
Must have demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks
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