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Vacancy: Category Manager - Hemel Hempstead

Posted on 24/07/2019

About Optoma

Optoma Europe Ltd is a leading specialist provider of award-winning projection and digital display products for the business and consumer markets. Optoma was established in 1997 and currently employs around 140 employees across Europe, with the majority of these operating from our headquarters in Hemel Hempstead, UK.


Working for Optoma, you can expect a competitive salary with additional corporate benefits such as medical insurance, dental cover, pension and up to 27 days holiday per year - subject to service requirements.

Job Description

Optoma is seeking a Commercial Category Manager responsible for the commercial success of a range of products throughout the EMEA sales organisation. The role will encompass all aspects of business and product lifecycle, managing a team of direct reports. A successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to define and execute upon strategic product, sales, and marketing plans across broad territories.

  • Accountable for the commercial success of Optoma AV product ranges
  • Define strategic business plans to meet the market requirements and sales needs
  • Purchase and sales forecasting, inventory management responsibility (PSI)
  • Execute business objectives and drive sales growth across EMEA
  • Review technology trends and suppliers to ensure a timely and informed product development roadmap
  • Align, coordinate and drive all internal & external stakeholders to achieve results
  • Manage a team of dedicated product managers and planners
  • Performance reviews and executive reporting

Candidate Specification

  • Commercial management experience within the AV industry
  • Expert understanding of professional vertical markets
  • Proven history of business development and sales success
  • Assertive, engaging, communicative and confident personality
  • Team player who is driven, adaptable and dynamic
  • Excellent negotiating skills and diplomatic flair
  • Practiced in working across broad territories and European cultures
  • Fluent in English with additional European languages desirable
  • Educated to bachelor degree level or higher

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy please email your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@optoma.co.uk

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