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    Vantaa, Finland
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    Submit your application and CV, along with your desired salary.

    For more information contact Executive Headhunter Harri Knaapi tel. +358 45 869 8228 or harri.knaapi@inhunt.fi

Specsavers is an international Optical Retail company with great success in all its markets. Specsavers was founded in 1984 and currently operates in 10 countries. Specsavers continually seeks ways to deliver the best experience, value and choice to customers. The company, famous for example for its ongoing two-for-one offering, specializes in affordable eyecare for all. Through its more than 1,800 stores in the UK, Asia Pacific, Canada and the Northern Europe region, customers can get their eye health checked, as well as buy glasses and contact lenses. The Specsavers people are the engine behind the success – close to 30,000 talented, driven and entrepreneurial people. In Finland the Specsavers business started 14 years ago, in 2007. Today, Specsavers is one of the leading actors within the optical industry in Finland. The Marketing and PR team in Finland are part of the Finnish country team and the Northern European Trading Team.  In Finland, the Specsavers family consists of support office team in Vantaa, partners and store staff in 50 stores across Finland.

We are looking for a

Senior Manager Product in Finland

to lead the Specsavers Product team in Finland

Are you our new Senior Manager Product in Finland and a key member of the country Product and Management teams?

Responsibilities & authority:

Product is at the heart of Specsavers’ business and key categories that you work with in the role are high quality frames, lenses, contact lenses and accessories sold via both brick&mortar stores and online. The role is responsible for improving product performance and quality, improving style perception and developing the commercial proposition within Specsavers in Finland. The role provides product and commercial expertise in Finland and on behalf of the country within the Northern Europe Product function developing, driving and delivering the Product aspects of the integrated trading plan.

  • Leading the product team in Finland and building effective working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Key member of the Finnish management team
  • Developing and driving the product part of the integrated trading plan of the Finnish business
  • Evaluating the product element of the trading plan
  • Developing Country and Store engagement strategy on product quality and style
  • Providing Region with a holistic view of product needs and pricing for the country
  • Supporting the Country Management Team with product content for CMs and Partner Forums
  • Taking an active role in periodic pricing reviews with the region
  • Working with learning and development team in Finland on local training requirements
  • Understanding the customer journey and the competitor landscape for the country
  • Providing country management team with analysis and data on product performance and profitability and share with regional teams
  • Providing the Regional Product Team with a view of the campaigns and expected sales volume uplift as a part of the campaign planning process
  • Representing the Product agenda in country Executive Management Team, Communication Meetings and Partner Forums
  • Day to day leadership and development of the Product team in Finland

Personal qualifications and competencies required:

  • Speaks fluent Finnish and English
  • Excellent understanding of driving a commercial proposition in country
  • Proven ability to analyze performance and create actionable insights
  • Proven ability to lead a small specialist team to deliver multiple priorities
  • Understands the big picture, customer needs, products, partners and their contribution to the bottom line
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work accurately and efficiently with limited supervision, with a careful eye for detail
  • Ability to communicate excellently across multiple levels of the organization
  • Takes personal pride in the work and focuses on achieving the desired outcomes for the business. Sets the standard and leads by example
  • Open to change and seeks and encourages fresh ideas to meet an everchanging environment
  • Creates a working environment where people support, trust and respect each other to achieve common goals
  • Drives performance by setting clear goals, reviewing performance and developing potential through coaching and feedback.

Key stakeholders and relationships:

  • Internal: Product, marketing and PR teams in country and in region. Retail team in country. Group supply chain.
  • External: Product suppliers, professional bodies.
At Specsavers, we promise you a workplace that is highly dynamic and a company that is growing at a high pace. Specsavers is constantly changing and very passionate about being the best in everything we do. You’ll work with different people and roles throughout the business, all willing to go the extra mile for our brand. On top of that, we can offer you flexible work environment, great training and development opportunities and being part of a business, which serves a major impact on the future of eye and hearing care.” Specsavers in all our Northern European countries is certified as a Great Place to Work.
As a Senior Manager Product in Finland you will lead the product team in Finland. To be successful in the role you should have strong leadership and negotiation skills, and be able to handle pressure, enjoy being in the front line at times and are be able to take speedy decisions and act upon those. You should also seek for life-long learning, be a team player supporting others but also challenging when necessary, have commitment, ambition and hunger to grow in your role.

Submit your application and CV, along with your desired salary.

For more information contact Executive Headhunter Harri Knaapi tel. +358 45 869 8228 or harri.knaapi@inhunt.fi

Specsavers is an international Optical Retail company with great success in all its markets.

Senior Manager Product in Finland, Specsavers

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