The Berlin-based vertical commerce company Berlin Brands Group, founded as Chal-Tec GmbH in 2005 by Peter Chaljawski, has been successfully producing and selling products for consumers in the area of home & living, consumer electronics, sound & light and sports since 2005 and is one of Germany's top-selling digital companies. The largest and best-known brands are Klarstein for household appliances, auna for audio equipment and Capital Sports for home fitness.

The Berlin Brands Group combines the entire value chain: from product development, conception and design to production, marketing and customer service. From its headquarters in Berlin, the vertical commerce company manages the brand development and multi-channel distribution of more than 2,500 products for consumers in 24 countries worldwide. More than 700 employees currently work at the six locations in Berlin (headquarters), Kamp-Lintfort (logistics centre), Bratislava, Istanbul, Hong Kong and San Francisco.
 
In order to continue to grow so successfully and dynamically, we are always looking for motivated colleagues like you to join us in shaping the DNA of the Berlin Brands Group.

Your responsibilities:

    • Co-create and develop a reliable and commercially attractive supplier portfolio allowing us to be at the forefront in the market in collaboration with our Hong Kong organization
    • Strengthen an inclusive and long-term orientated “way of working” with our supplier portfolio in translating customer demands and strategic elements of our product portfolio into future product development of supplier
    • Enriching BBGs data sources and report landscape to derive full visibility along our supplier portfolio and product launches
    • Drive an efficient and fast product introduction process from product selection to online launch 
    • Drive a yearly/seasonal budget planning for new item launches meeting overarching company goals and provide an initial sales forecast for new product launches
    • Tracking of product commercial contribution along the lifecycle to identify new sourcing demand
    • On-boarding all major stakeholder such as content-, category management or customer service for all new product launches 
    • Co-own supplier interaction in alignment with our sourcing office in Hong Kong to build strong business relationship with our partners
    • Motivate, inspire and lead a team of experienced commercial product managers
    • Equally comfortable operating at strategy and tactical level as diving into the details, when needed

Your profile:

    • You have more than 8 years of professional experience as Product Manager, Product Marketing Manager, Sourcing Manager  
    • You have experience in personnel management and a reflected view of your role as a professional supervisor
    • You have a bachelor's degree in economics or a comparable professional experience / degree
    • You have an outstanding portfolio with a focus on sourcing, brand- and/or product portfolio building with a strong commercial sense
    • Your distinctive communication skills will help you coordinate with your team, internal and external stakeholders and enable you to present problems in a target group-oriented manner
    • You have a sound understand of inter-cultural business relationship, preferably with Asian/Chinese business culture
    • You present and communicate your product ideas (business cases) and concepts to stakeholders and can defend the commercial decisions or clearly present their business opportunities towards top management
    • You are influencing and inspiring on different levels and functions to build alliances and foster collaboration with technical and creative lead and other core stakeholder
    • You have a hands-on mindset and are used to deliver extraordinary good results in a fast-moving environment

We offer:

    • Challenging tasks and a high level of of responsibility.
    • A leading position in an exciting and economically sustainable and growing e-commerce company. 
    • International teams full of motivated and qualified coworkers. 
    • Flexbile working hours and a fully equipped workplace in a modern loft office in the heart of Berlin (Spittelmarkt). 
    • Company benefits such as public transport ticket grant, 30% discount on products from our own shop and employer's contribution to the company pension plan. 
    • Daily fresh fruits and vegetables as well as drinks and various health offers (physiotherapy, yoga and back training courses).
    • Opportunities for professional development, language courses as well as team training and coaching.

 

JOIN THE GANG!

Become a member of one of Europe's leading ecommerce companies and fill out the online application below. We are looking forward to your application!
 
Berlin Brands Group
Wallstr. 16
10179 Berlin
www.berlin-brands-group.com
 

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