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Product Development Manager

Enriching life for the many.

Cooking, eating, drinking, lounging. We believe everyone should enjoy these simple things in life. We want everyone to be a better cook. A charming host. A beloved friend. We want to enrich everyone's daily life. Every day. That’s our ambition. It is our mission to increase sales for the worlds’ top food retailers by changing their shoppers behaviour.

Founder | Product Development Manager (Entertainment)

Our purpose? Enriching life for the many. Together with retailers, we develop campaigns that increase sales while exciting, engaging, and inspiring their customers. Since launching three years ago, L has already acquired some of the biggest names in grocery retail, stretching from Sydney to São Paulo. They include Coles, 7-Eleven, REWE, Intermarché, Esselunga, Conad, Coop, Super Muffato and Jumbo, just to name a few.

L has over 2500 years of experience in the loyalty industry. We use data-led shopper insights to get under the skin of who our target audiences are. This, coupled with an understanding of our clients’ business, allows us to provide tactical loyalty solutions that no other in-store marketing campaign can – increasing visit frequency and basket size, and attracting new shoppers.

Learn more about L below. But first, let’s talk about you.

To be successful in this role you will need to:
  • Share our passion for enriching life for the many.
  • Live our values of Entrepreneurship, Accountability, Caring and Sharing.
  • Be an enterprising, eager-to-learn individual who is keen to contribute towards the success of our company.
About your role as a Founder | Product Development Manager

Being a Founder is a mindset. As a Founder you are an entrepreneur; every day is different, and you will be working with a high degree of freedom and accountability. So, if you are pragmatic, enjoy connecting with others and are able to keep your eye on the ball, we would love to meet you.

As a Product Manager it is your goal to ensure continuous product availability for current and future loyalty programs worldwide. Together with your Category Sourcing team you are L’s knowledge centre for product ranges and concepts in assigned categories and franchises.

Along with the Category Sourcing team, it is your responsibility to manage product categories per franchise, including lead management, product development, and product data management. Your success will lie in your ability to deal with challenges – such as changing requirements and fixed deadlines – and to continue developing and delivering the products as needed, while keeping internal and external stakeholders informed.

Responsibilities include:
  • Managing products across franchises, leading the development of product strategies and analyses
  • Managing product lifecycles, both long and short term, including data and stock management
  • Leading projects for new pitch-driven and portfolio-driven product development, proactively communicating with internal and external stakeholders
  • Managing and analysing risk
  • Serving as the centre point of all product knowledge, providing product and category information to key internal and external teams as required
  • Acting as a project leader, effectively communicating the required outcomes and providing direction to achieve those outcomes
  • Joining client meetings on request to demonstrate the most valuable features of products and connecting them to the customer’s key challenges
  • Gathering and summarising report data.

About the perfect candidate:

Our people and culture are what L is built on. This is why we are looking for the perfect cultural fit – that Founder mindset. The following should also apply to you:
  • You have more than 5 years’ experience in product development, preferably with experience in international kids’ brands
  • You are able to effectively communicate complex matters
  • You are able to apply your knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance L’s goals
  • You are able to build partnerships and work collaboratively with stakeholders to meet shared objectives
  • You are customer focused & commercially driven
You are self-confident, independent, decisive and hands-on.

What does it mean to be a Founder?
It’s a mindset. You want to enrich other people's lives. You are an entrepreneur and feel like a Founder. You like to set new standards and believe in freedom and self-supportive thinking. You feel the need to take care of those around you, and you want to help bring our mission to the next level. Sound like you? We would love to hear from you.

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