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Portfolio Initiative Project Specialist (m/f/d)

Hamburg, Germany

Portfolio Initiative Project Specialist (m/f/d)

  • DE00834
  • Hamburg, Germany


Based in Hamburg, Reemtsma is the second largest tobacco company in Germany and an integral part of a truly international company, Imperial Brands. Our Sales and Marketing functions operate across eleven markets and our factory in Langenhagen, near Hannover, is an important production site, not just for the German market but for export too supporting the Imperial Group. With an expansive portfolio that includes internationally known brands such as Gauloises, West, Davidoff and JPS, we also play a key part in driving products that have the potential to reduce harm, such as myblu e-vapour, ZoneX nicotine pouches, Pulze & iD heated tobacco and skruf.

As we embrace a new era of growth, we are transforming. Our ways of working and culture are driven by a challenger mindset, constantly questioning the status quo with the motivation to drive forward to shape our future. Our agility and entrepreneurial spirit, alongside award winning development programmes, enable innovation and success while creating exciting and rewarding career choices.

For our Consumer Marketing team in Hamburg, we are looking for a Portfolio Initiative Project Specialist (m/f/d).

What are your major duties?

  • Manage projects related to portfolio initiatives (product, pack and pricing initiatives) in line with the PLM process in close cooperation with key stakeholders from other GCO functions, GSC and insights to deliver the market execution plan on time and in full
  • Support the brand teams with preparation of business cases (cost, timings) for initiation of product & pack related projects
  • Key contact in consumer marketing for the dedicated projects within the PLM process
  • Create PIDs, prepare input for localization brief for technical artworks (incl. legal check with CLA) in close cooperation with PCC and brand teams
  • Request RSKUs and check project briefings provided by PCC
  • Check and approval of technical artworks and good to prints from consumer marketing side
  • Close cooperation with print development and brand teams regarding approval of barrel proofs, colour matching and attend to print-rums
  • Close cooperation with key stakeholders on other GCO functions (brand and portfolio teams, insights) GSC, CLA and Finance
  • Support the brand teams in providing the basic deliverables: brief and approve 2 D pack renderings based on technical artworks and colour proofs
  • Check and approve track and trace labels provided by the factories
  • Continuous update of the product list (overview of all RSKUs including all relevant information about the product/packs)
  • Plan and close monitoring of project budget (product/pack development costs as well as write-offs)
  • Sample order of first production and check if packs/products are produced according to briefing

Who are you?

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing or similar
  • Several years of professional experience in project management
  • Excellent communication skills and command of English and German – both written and spoken
  • You enjoy working independently, are reliable and have a strong sense of responsibility

What do we offer?

Reemtsma offers an independent full-time position with room for initiative within an international and dynamic organization. Our company culture is characterized by openness, drive and enthusiasm. We provide an attractive salary with various additional benefits.

About Imperial Brands

We’re a truly international company. An inclusive, innovative global FMCG business supported by over 27,500 employees. As we move forward, our customers will be at the heart of what we do, evolving to needs and expectations and committing to a more meaningful contribution to harm reduction by building a successful NGP business. Integral to our long-term success is our sustainability strategy, behaving responsibly and supporting our ambitions, all underpinned by high governance.

Encouraging inclusion at local levels and supporting a developing and robust diversity agenda globally, we’re fully committed to creating and maintaining an environment that celebrates and respects difference.


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