Wella – Global Commercial Operations Senior Manager
“Wella’ is one of the world’s leading professional and retail hair companies. It is a beauty collective with a mission to enable consumers to look & feel like their true self. Its love brands, which include beauty icons such as Wella, Clairol, OPI, and ghd (all together “Wella”), are co-created by & designed for the beauty junkies of today & tomorrow. Following the signing of an agreement with global investment firm KKR for the divestiture of Coty’s Professional and Retail Hair businesses, “Wella” is on its way to become a fully independent, standalone company with its own management team and operational structures. At closing, our new Company will have presence in over 100 countries and an estimated annual net revenue of $2.3Bn. “Wella” and its brands, are and will remain committed to a range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment.
As Global Commercial Operations Senior Manager – Retail Hair you will lead critical areas of business delivery for the entire global retail hair portfolio, acting as the central axis and key point of contact for all global BUs on yearly P&< delivery. This exciting role provides an amazing opportunity to participate in Wella’s transitional period and lead the business during its transformation. This special time of transformation will allow you to build a new commercial operations team and set up global to local drumbeat, as well as ways of working and processes.
As Global Commercial Operations Senior Manager, you will be responsible for translation of global Retail Hair vision into yearly business plan and co-piloting with the markets the adaptation and amplification of global strategies and establishing local business plans.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Driving execution of Retail Hair business model across geographies and portfolio. Leading creation of yearly global start plan for Retail Hair and co-piloting creation of local plans with BUs. P&< supervision, curse correction: strengthening, gap closing plans with BUs, co-ownership. Leading business cycle including yearly business plan, monthly business updates, S&OP. Supporting BUs in:
Translation of global strategy into local success model across MKT/TM/sales aspects
Business intervention plans; Portfolio Structure, Media, Pricing, Distribution etc.
Globally substantial projects such as Pilot Launches and major customer meetings etc. Owning interpretation of KPIs in monthly reviews and running business health assessments across geographies and portfolio. Acting as moderator between Local and Global Innovation teams. Leading global agenda & process of local tactical launches and base business requests. Support Retail Hair Leadership team within short term focuses, such as transition related projects. Help identify new trends based on competitive landscape.
You thrive at building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions. You are committed, conscientious and always lead with integrity. You recognise the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization. You believe in the value of teamwork. You bring a high level of knowledge and know-how plus creativity and enthusiasm to your work and to everything you do.
7+ years of experiences Marketing and or Trade Marketing, major local or regional roles. Degree in Business, Marketing or related discipline. Proven experience in successfully leading brands and or brand portfolios with hands on experience with market share gains and launches. Track record of successfully and autonomously led complex projects of high scale, on local or regional level. Comprehensive experiencer of creating a long-lasting business relationships across a matrix organisation. Experience in business cycle planning; yearly business plan and forecasting. Ability to formulate and communicate complex ideas and plans across levels within the company. Strong organisational skills and ability to work autonomously, under pressure and to a high standard. Fluent in English is a requirement, excellent oral and written communication skills.
BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR WELLA
What you can expect from us: Attractive salary package Competitive holiday allowance Wide range of benefits (health insurance, pension as well as wellbeing benefits) Continued learning and growth opportunities Truly international and diverse environment where you can be your true self
We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We comply with national, federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.