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Nordic Brand Manager Certina at Swatch Group

The Swatch Group Nordic AB

At Swatch Group (Nordic) you are welcomed to an international and global company, leading in the field of design and manufacturing of watches, jewelry, watch movements and components. Swatch Group (Nordic) is now looking for a strategic Brand Manager to the head office in Stockholm or in Oslo, who wants to lead the future direction of the Certina brand in the Nordics. Are you interested in a unique opportunity to work with sales, marketing and customer service in the watch industry? Take the opportunity and apply now!

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Företag: The Swatch Group Nordic AB

Stad: Stockholm

Jobbkategori: Marketing / Information / Media

Omfattning: Heltid, Fulltime

Startdatum: According to agreement

Typ av uppdrag: Rekrytering


The Swatch Group (Nordic) AB is an affiliate to The Swatch Group Ltd - the world's largest manufacturer of watches as well as timekeeping equipment and other microelectronics. Well-known brands that are marketed in the Nordics are for e.g., Omega, Rado, Longines, Tissot, Certina, Swatch and Flik Flak. Central functions such as spare parts warehouse, administration, finance, IT and HR are centralized to Stockholm, while sales and service are decentralized to the respective sales offices which are located in Oslo, Copenhagen, and Helsinki. Today The Swatch Group (Nordic) have approximately 105 employees and the group 32 000 globally.

As Brand Manager you will have Nordic responsibility for the Certina brand, which specializes in premium watches and are known for their precision, reliability and sporty appearance. Your purpose is to oversee Certina’s presence in all Nordic countries when it comes to sales, marketing, customer service and representation of brand (physical channels and e-commerce) as well as providing day-to-day leadership for the staff working with the brand. In the role you will have personnel responsibility for a team of 9 members, working in different locations across the Nordic countries. You will also collaborate and coordinate activities with the other Nordic counterparts to assure alignment in brand strategy and execution. As Brand Manager you frequently travel to visit Nordic locations, retailers or the Certina headquarters in Switzerland.

As Nordic Brand Manager you can either be stationed at the Swatch Group (Nordic) office in Stockholm or Oslo.

You are offered

  • A position where you are encouraged to lead and develop the direction for Certina in the Nordic market
  • An opportunity to work in an international environment and for a global leader in the watch industry
  • An opportunity to lead a Nordic team and further develop your leadership
  • Create sales, market and distribution strategies for the Nordic countries. Make local marketing adaptations in alignment to brand’s worldwide concept
  • Have responsibility over budget, balance sheet and income statement for the Certina brand in the Nordics.
  • Have responsibility for reaching sales targets and objectives.
  • With support from KPI’s, analyze the sales in the Nordics and develop a strategy together with the brand HQ
  • Be a brand representative at marketing events and visits to stores and retailers
  • Lead an international marketing and sales team of 9 people

Vi söker dig som

  • A post-secondary education in sales, marketing or equivalent. Alternatively the same knowledge in experience
  • Previous experience from working within sales (B2B), preferably from a position as Brand Manager or equivalent
  • Solid market knowledge and experience from the watch, jewelry or high-end fashion industry
  • Fluent communicative skills in Swedish and/or Norwegian
  • Professional level in English

It will be very meritorious if you also have:

  • Great leadership skills and previous experience from having personnel responsibility.
  • Nordic work experience

As a person we are looking for someone who is business-oriented and has a visionary mindset. As a leader you have the ability to listen, collaborate and motivate your team. You are driven by working towards objectives and reaching targets. You are also assertive and take great ownership and responsibility for your work. We also see that you have excellent social skills and have an ability to form professional relationships.

Additional infomation

  • Start: According to agreement
  • Work extent: Fulltime
  • Location: Stockholm or Oslo
  • This recruitment process is conducted by Academic Work. It is a request from Swatch Group that all questions regarding the process are handled by Academic Work.
  • Contact information: Recruitment Consultant Emelie Säfbom, emelie.safbom@academicwork.se
  • Our selection process is ongoing and the advert may close before the recruitment process is completed if we have moved forward to the screening or interview phase.

The Swatch Group Nordic AB

The Swatch Group Ltd is an international group active in the manufacture and sale of finished watches, jewelry, watch movements and components. Read more about The Swatch Group (Nordic) on their website! Read more about Certina here!

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