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Henry Schein, Inc. Manager, Global Corporate Brand Management in Needham, Massachusetts

JOB OVERVIEW:

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This position is responsible for managing the global corporate brand management strategy and on-going management of the portfolio of product brands. Scope includes responsibility for defining the global corporate brands, including brand development, brand statements, brand positioning, new brands and potential brand acquisitions. Position supports the broader Henry Schein Brand team to realize stated market share targets and annual sales and gross profit budgets on a country-by-country basis by working in close coordination with the Corporate Brand Product Development, Product Content and Henry Schein Brand Commercial Teams. Leading a team of Brand Management Specialists, this role is also responsible for sub-brand strategy, packaging standards/guidelines, and defining competitive benchmark brands to provide guidance on pricing and promotion activities.

*KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: *

  • Brand Statements and Positioning - Define detailed positioning of any existing or new corporate brand to ensure clear understanding of brands value proposition, positioning relative to benchmark competitive brands, packaging and design elements, and guidelines on proper price position of the brand. In collaboration with the VP, own and defend these brands to ensure a consistent global brand with a clear value proposition to both customers and internal sales/marketing/merchandising team members.

  • Brand Trademarks - Develop appropriate and impactful sub-brands and manage trademark process in association with Henry Schein legal teams. Ensure naming conventions have universal appeal.

  • Packaging - Manage brand packaging strategy and design elements, including decisions related to languages and changes required for regulatory compliance, but in a manner that is aligned with brand positioning statements and general packaging guidelines. Develop clear guidelines for downstream designers to follow. Ensure such guidelines remain compliant with broader company design guidelines.

  • Leadership: Directly oversee team of Brand Management Specialists to execute on stated strategy, create accountable workflows with direct reports, train and develop the team

*MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE: *

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Typically, 10 or more years of increasing responsibility and complexity in terms of any applicable professional experience; 1 or more years of management experience.

*PREFERRED EDUCATION: *

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Typically, a Bachelor's Degree or global equivalent in related discipline. Master's degree or global equivalent a plus.

*GENERAL SKILLS & COMPETENCIES: *

  • Strong management andleadershipskills and ability to attract, retain, motivate, develop andmentorteam members for high performance

  • Outstandingverbal and written communication skills and ability to resolve disputes effectively

  • Excellentpresentation and public speaking skills

  • Excellent independentdecision making, analysis and problem solving skills

  • Understand and act on financial information thatcontributesto business profitability

  • Ability toplanand manage successful projects; understand available resources, develop timeline, budget, assign tasks and areas of responsibility

  • Lead team(s)to achieve company goals increativeand effective ways

  • Excellentplanning and organizational skills and techniques

  • Communicate effectively withseniormanagement

  • Good negotiating skills andability to effectively manage outsourced relationships

  • Ability to influence,build relationships, understand organizational complexities and manage conflict

  • Broad professional and managerial skills with agoodunderstanding of industry practices and company policies and procedures

  • Ability to lead virtual teams

*SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: *

  • Knowledge of the healthcare or dental market preferred

  • Advanced brand management skills with demonstrated ability to create, launch and manage successful global product brands

  • Understand, interpret and act on financial information and data that contributes to business results and profitability

  • Strong research skills with ability to develop, implement and interrupt voice of customer research on brand and product insights

  • Content development, business process planning and marketplace assessment

  • Requires creativity, conceptualizing, project management and collaboration skills in a matrix environment

  • Ability toplanand manage successful projects; understand available resources, develop timeline, budget, assign tasks and areas of responsibility

  • Excellentplanning and organizational skills and techniques

  • Ability to lead virtual teams

/Henry Schein, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability that can be reasonably accommodated without undue hardship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status./

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/For more information about career opportunities at Henry Schein, please visit our website at//://www.henryschein.com/careers/

Title: Manager, Global Corporate Brand Management

Location: MA-Needham

Requisition ID: R114430

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