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Regional Category Manager, Fragrance

Luxasia

Application ends: June 7, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 8, 2024
  • Location
    Hybrid
  • Apply before
    June 7, 2024
  • Career Level
    Manager

Job Description

LUXASIA is the leading beauty omnichannel distribution platform of Asia Pacific that has successfully enabled brand growth for more than 100 luxury beauty brands. Our integrated brand-building capabilities include luxury retail, online commerce, consumer marketing, and supply chain management. Since 1986, the company has partnered the world’s finest brands, such as Aveda, Bvlgari, Calvin Klein, Diptyque, Hermes, La Prairie, Montblanc, and SK-II. We have also established Joint Ventures with the likes of LVMH Group, Elizabeth Arden, Puig, Yves Rocher, and By Terry. At the core of our business is a diverse and dynamic #OneTeam of 2000 talents that shape the face of luxury beauty, and delights consumers daily across our growing footprint of 15 markets. Why Join Us? At LUXASIA, we believe there is beauty within every talent – that is you. We grow you by building your competencies and unleashing your potential. We have curated a vast portfolio of over 100 luxury brands across Asia Pacific, and growing. Your work will enrich the lives of millions of consumers across the region. With us, you get to be an entrepreneur, running the business like it is your very own. We give you the autonomy but not without guidance and genuine care. We are a diverse and inclusive team that is courageously innovative. Together as #OneTeam, we celebrate differences, embrace change, explore new ideas, take risks, fail fast, and drive results. While challenges at work are inevitable, the journey promises to be fulfilling. Key Responsibilities: Reporting to the Regional General Manager for Fragrance, you will work closely with country managers, local brand managers & teams regionally to drive commercial strategies and key financial KPIs for the fragrance portfolio. Identify and recommend key action plans through trend and business analysis to optimize fragrance portfolio growth in each country in line with company, brands, and partners strategies. Responsibility of company’s P&L for fragrance portfolio, maximizing both sales and profits. Build and maintain strong relationships with brand owners/internal stakeholders in regular dialogue to review performance. Identify needs and requirement to achieve mutual satisfaction. Act as the regional key contact point to assigned business partners on any matters relating to the business/brands, serving as the link of communication between partners and internal teams. Oversees all aspects of commercial activities and negotiation with business partners including budget planning, KPIs setting, contract negotiation, etc. Conceptualize regional CRM campaigns to engage customers, build brand loyalty and increase transactions/brand engagements for fragrance category. Lead in driving eCommerce/social selling projects regionally for fragrance portfolio. Identify growth opportunities across the region. Prepare regular reports to internal and external stakeholders as required on business issues and progress. Requirements: Minimum 5 years of experience in beauty/FMCG/luxury/consumer/retail industry preferred. Exposure to regional markets in SEA or APAC will be an advantage. Strong expertise in driving business/brand strategy & execution (sales, marketing, media, PR, and market development). Good analytical skills with ability to grasp numbers and problem-solving. Well-groomed, confident, and independent individual with entrepreneur spirit. Able to handle negotiations and meetings with higher level executives, both internally (eg., Country Managers) and externally (eg., Senior Executives from brand partners). Digitally savvy and familiar with various eCommerce and social commerce selling tools and platforms. Fluent in English, any other Asian language an advantage to support business needs within Asia Pacific. Proficient in MS Office, strong in excel (pivot table, vLookup) and PowerPoint presentation. A strong team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Resourceful, meticulous, and well organized with a positive can-do attitude. Passion for the beauty industry and a genuine interest in developing a career in marketing or beauty. Do you have what it takes to succeed in a fast-paced and intense environment? Do you thrive on challenges? Do you want to bring innovative ideas to life? Are you keen to abandon the status quo, try new things, embrace failures as lessons, recover fast, yet always pursue excellence? If so, you are the one we are looking for. JOIN US and let’s grow together. To explore other careers opportunities, visit our careers page @ https://www.luxasia.com/careers/ If you have a question for us, please drop us an email here. We regret to inform you that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you. Note to staffing agencies Please DO NOT contact LUXASIA’s employees or Talent & Excitement (T&E) team in an attempt to present candidates for our roles. LUXASIA has our own panel of appointed agencies that we work with. Any agency who is interested to work with us must obtain prior written approval from LUXASIA’s T&E team before you submit candidates’ resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. LUXASIA will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Thank you for your understanding.