Johnson & Johnson Careers

Category Manager OTC

Prague, Czech Republic
Trade Relations

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805692474W

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies touches more than a billion people’s lives each day through our health care products and services, our corporate giving, and the volunteer efforts of our employees. The Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies develop and market beloved brands that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals worldwide. Our portfolio ranges across several distinct business units: Baby Care, Oral Care, Compromised Skin Care, Beauty, Feminine Care, and OTC products.

Category Manager OTC
Location: Prague 
Full time contract - Cover for maternity leave

Role overview:

Responsible for managing of given OTC categories and developing appropriate strategies for each.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Creating and developing a strategy for development of the categories.
  • Contributes to design of and executes trade and project specific promotional activities and programs that deliver against short-term and long-term objectives.
  • Leading category management projects to optimize ranges and related merchandising.
  • Ensures that products are readily available for sale or use by working collaboratively with the customer and sales team to accurately forecast, resolve supply issues and support the new product launch.
  • Conducts analysis of data and recommends customer segmentation.
  • Identifies promotional lessons learned and best practices for key customers.
  • Monitors promotional activity marketing expenses and resources to ensure adherence to budget guidelines.
  • Aids with the trade budget review process.
  • Recommends cost effective resources.
  • Analyzes the results of customized promotions.
  • Participates in promotional review of the marketplace to identify opportunities and develop recommendations at each product level (For example, product number, brand, or category)
  • Recommends and executes BTL communication in store, according to shopper and customer knowledge + evaluation of these activities
  • Closely cooperates with brand marketing, sales departments, supply chain and finance
  • Complements the international brand marketing team in the areas, where local language is needed (adaptations of TVC, Mastertexts, etc.)
  • Data analysis (sales data, market data, tracking data), IMS, Customer named account data
  • Responsible for given BTL budget
  • Fulfill other tasks or duties set by direct manager

Core requirements:
  • Preferably bachelor university degree in medicine, pharmacy or chemistry
  • 2-4 years of experience in trade/brand marketing in OTC
  • Communication/presentation skills
  • Communicative English skills, fluent Czech or Slovak
  • Problem solving Analytical and numerical skills, ability to draw conclusions based on analyses. MS
Other skills:
  • Project management
  • Time flexibility, team player and willingness to learn new things
  • „Can do“ and „winning“ attitude

We offer:

  • An opportunity to be part of a global market leader
  • A dynamic and inspiring working environment
  • Many opportunities to work on challenging projects and assignments
  • Possibilities for further personal as well as professional development
  • Motivating financial remuneration
  • Many employee benefits 

Primary Location
Czech Republic-Prague-Prague-
Johnson & Johnson, s.r.o. (7065)
Job Function
Trade Relations
Requisition ID