The Estee Lauder Companies Junior Product Manager Darphin (6 months Contract) in Diegem, Belgium

Junior Product Manager Darphin (6 months Contract)

Brand: Darphin


We are recruiting a Junior Product Manager Darphin for a period of 6 months.


-The Product Manager is responsible for the general management of the Darphin pharmaceutical brand in the BeLux. He/she defines the marketing plans, in accordance with the global marketing strategy and implements it in cooperation with the Sales & Marketing manager and the sales team

-Ensures the coordination between all parties (both internal and external) in order to optimize the implementation of the marketing mix regarding: the synergy, timing and efficiency of all elements of the marketing mix.

- Contributes to the definition of growth and profitability strategy

Product Flow- Launch Management :

  • Product orders and forecasts (saleable, testers, previews, samples, launch testers)

  • Product pricing and update in the system

  • New local product codes (APB)

  • Shipping coordination etc.

Marketing Plan :

  • Execution of marketing plan

  • Preparation of cycle activities and all relevant sales/training material (together with sales & mkt manager as driver)

  • Animate new launches and points of sales through marketing and promotional activities

  • Coordination of all marketing plan information, internal & external (logistics, field force, ..)

  • Oversee all communication tools and collateral: mailings, e-mailings, merchandising, windows etc.

Sales Planning & Analysis :

  • Sales support ( field force planning, animation days, …)

  • Monthly follow up of sales performance

  • Monthly follow up of animations days performance

  • Monthly analysis of the turnover per product category

  • Monthly analysis of the new product launches

  • Follow-up on competition

  • Monthly sales reporting

Budget :

  • Creates purchase orders

  • Check monthly expenditure and explain all variances from the budget and/or PO

  • Keep costs within allocated budget (together with sales & mkt manager as driver)

  • Prepare budget/SIOP (finance) meetings

PR and communication :

  • Briefs and manages one PR agency

Others :

  • Responsible for coordination of opening new doors

  • Proactively conducts regular business assessments on any marketing initiatives and recommends corrective actions to drive sales and profitability

  • General assistance to Sales & Marketing Manager.



Master with strong analytical skills.

Strong Knowledge of Excel, Powerpoint, Word


Dutch, French and English (written and spoken)


Social and verbal skills, pro-active, creative, motivated

Team spirit and likes to think “outside the box”

Professional and groomed appearance

100% service- and customer minded

self-starter, able to work autonomously, driven personality and strong anaylitical skills

Job: Marketing

Primary Location: Europe, Middle East, Africa-BE-VBR-Diegem

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Job Number: 175688