For our customer, Microsoft Deutschland GmbH, we will fill the following position for the Munich location as soon as possible:

Category Manager (m/w/d) PC Accessories DACH

Veröffentlicht vor 1 Monat

Your tasks

  • Create quarterly demand forecasts for our PC Accessories business as part of our business planning process, which influences our supply and budgetary goals
  • Evaluate and present sales/financial forecasts for Monthly and Quarterly Review meetings with senior leaders
  • Identify risks and opportunities and develop plans/countermeasures
  • Works closely with Sales Account Managers for Retail accounts across the DACH region to identify growth opportunities, new sales channels, and new sales activities
  • Assist the Category Manager for PC Accessories in full lifecycle management activities (i.e. launch planning, channel fill management, executing partner pitches, and end-of-life activities when products transition)
  • Creates recommendations for use of allocated budgets and works closely with Marketing and Channel Field teams to create and execute campaigns

Your skills

  • University degree or equivalent degree (i.e. Bachelors)
  • At least 5 years of experience in similar roles with a background in consumer electronics
  • Experience with product forecasting, managing product launches and end-of-life activities
  • Proven track record of data-based decision making and the ability to navigate ambiguity when not enough data is available
  • Good business judgement with the ability to weigh and assess risks and opportunities
  • Excellent people skills – a proven team player who seeks win-win outcomes and does not think short-term. Long-term thinking is key
  • Ability to influence decisions without direct authority
  • Track record of positive cross-functional collaboration
  • Fluency in German (write/read/speak), and solid proficiency in English (roughly B2 level or above)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Self-starter with a bias for action


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