Marketing Manager, Espresso

  • Aanbod Excellent terms of employment
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10014382
  • Locatie Amsterdam NLD
  • Type overeenkomst Detachering via YER

Over deze vacature

For our client Philips, YER is looking for a Marketing Manager for Espresso who will be working at the Philips HQ (Amsterdam). It's a full-time, temporary assignment, beginning immediately and initially lasting for six months.


In this role, you have the opportunity to shape a new category of Saeco espresso machines. You will balance strategic thinking and hands-on activities taking innovation ideas through to product development and market introduction.

You will enter the fast-paced, multinational environment of Philips Domestic Appliances, which is a leading player in full automatic espresso machines for domestic use globally.

You will translate in-depth market-, consumer-, shopper insights as well as competitive analyses into winning value propositions. You will drive the full process of a new product category market introduction and define go-to market strategy. Specifically, in this role you will:

  • Steer the product development process working in collaboration with external partners and agencies;
  • You will be responsible for guiding a cross-functional project team into developing a winning proposition;
  • Interact with various disciplines including Innovation, Technology & Development departments, Design, Marketing Communication, Marketing Intelligence and Supply;
  • Quantify the opportunity and build business cases;
  • Collaborate with our marketing teams from the local organizations across the globe, to capture local market needs and to ensure a flawless launch process;
  • You will be responsible for the post-launch product range performance monitoring, reviewing key indicators like sales and gross margins, and propose actions accordingly.

You will be part of the Espresso consumer marketing team, within the Business Unit Coffee. The team is a diverse and international team, consisting of ambitious and committed marketing managers.

You will be working in a network of various stakeholders based in different locations, e.g. with the central marketing team based in The Netherlands, innovation and development teams based in Italy and The Netherlands and with local marketing and sales teams in countries worldwide.


With a growing presence in cardiology, oncology, and women's health, Philips operates in the areas of Imaging Systems, Patient Care & Clinical Informatics, Home Healthcare and Customer Services. Philips combines its clinical expertise and human insights to create innovative solutions across the continuum of care, in partnership with clinicians and our customers, to provide better value and expand access to care for millions. Our teams are working hard every day to improve patient outcomes all the way from disease prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment, therapy monitoring, and disease management. Irrespective of whether the care cycle takes the patient from doctor's office to hospital or hospital to home, or simply from one medical department to another, Philips Healthcare's unique medical solutions are designed to optimize the quality and flow of patient information and clinical decision making.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to Philips. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits;
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office;
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture;
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals;
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies.


To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • MSc Degree in in Business Administration, Marketing or related fields with excellent academic track record;
  • At least 5 years of experience in an international business environment in the field of consumer marketing or product management;
  • Knowledge of the dynamics of marketing / brand management of consumer products/FMCG including new product introductions;
  • Experience with translating market research and shopper insights into new propositions;
  • Experience in project ownership and driving execution, by working with cross-functional, multi-cultural teams;
  • Strong analytical, communication and stakeholder management skills;
  • Strategic thinking in combination with a pragmatic attitude.