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About us

Safety Jogger is part of the Cortina group. We are the trusted partner in professional footwear solutions manufacturing over 10.000.000 pairs, gloves and garments a year. What sets us apart is our technical affordable footwear, always in stock model and continuous investment in innovation. We work as one team. We put our customers first, and we do this with authenticity. We are passionate about what we do. Joining Safety Jogger is an opportunity to thrive in an inspiring, safe and fun community.

Since its launch in 2000, Safety Jogger has always stood for safety and fashionable protection. Today, we are a leading global company that provides protective and professional footwear, gloves and garments to PPE industry, healthcare and retail. Upon customer request and in order to expand our product offering, we are relaunching our workwear department.

Jobs:

Commercial director Safety Jogger Workwear

We are seeking a result-oriented Commercial Director with excellent business development skills.

Together with the management team you will be responsible for the relaunch of the Safety Jogger Workwear department as a separate business unit.

You translate the vision of the Safety Jogger brand into a clear commercial strategy with smart objectives. You are a passionate about workwear and an inspiring leader able to set our workwear department up for success. You will play a shaping role in building the commercial organization and strategic ambitions.

To be successful you will need a positive and proactive mindset. A hunger for growth and the ability to create and build new relationships.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES – What will you do?

Your role is key to developing new business, drive sales, launch product and marketing initiatives, co- managing product range development and analysis across different sales channels to ensure the achievement of budgeted sales, profit and growth targets.

Commercial

  • Work closely with management to develop a strategic sales and marketing plan to target new business on a global level
  • Set and achieve sales targets and strategy
  • Account Management
  • Promote the Safety Jogger workwear business and the brand
  • Research target markets and prospective opportunities in various sectors to build a solid pipeline of work
  • Pursue rising business opportunities, cultivate leads and convert them into customers
  • Develop a strong understanding of competition in the industry and market positioning
  • Collaborate with all areas of the business to share your insights from the field on target markets and competitors
  • Prepare & implement activity designed to increase sales and/or market share
  • Ensure that the handling of customer orders, enquiries, and issue resolution are delivered to agreed standards, and that wherever possible we exceed customer expectations in this area
  • Engage with customers to provide total customer satisfaction
  • Communicate appropriate policies and procedures that directly affect or involve the customer
  • Preparation and analysis of monthly and quarterly reporting

Business Development

  • Oversee all aspects of commercial business development
  • Proactively seek out new clients and revenue streams
  • Develop a digital marketing strategy
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS – Who are we looking for?
  • 8+ years Management experience, of which at least 5 years in a sales position
  • Master's degree
  • Experience in developing and implementing a commercial strategy in concrete actions
  • Proven new business and account management experience growing a B2B customer base in competitive markets
  • Extensive and successful B2B sales experience demonstrated through year-on-year achievement of sales targets
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Multilingual (English, French, Dutch) and open to travel internationally
  • Budgeting and forecasting experience
  • PPE, workwear or related background is desirable but not essential

About you:

  • Entrepreneurial drive
  • Commercial acumen
  • Leadership skills
  • Team player
  • Digital E-commerce mindset
  • Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to focus on understanding and exceeding customers’ expectations
  • Experience with CRM systems
  • Proficient computer skills in different IT applications including MS Office, knowledge of ERP is an asset
  • Analytical and financial analysis skills
  • Time management and organizational skills
What we offer
  • The chance to join a great team of likeminded, hard-working people who are passionate about achieving the Safety Jogger vision and the growth objectives of the company
  • A genuine commitment to flexible working. We’re focused on outcomes and not inputs. We trust our people because we know they want what’s best for our business. We want you to love your work but respect that you also love your life outside of Safety Jogger!
  • A unique opportunity to work in a dynamic family owned company with short communication lines and quick decision taking
  • A competitive salary package and a suite of benefits and perks

Eager to join our Safety Jogger community?

For this vacancy, we work in an exclusive partnership with Altior Executive Search Consultants. You can apply by mailing your resumé (CV) with motivation letter at info@altior.be. For more information, call Jan Verstraeten, Partner with Altior Executive Search, at 0032 56 62 26 30.

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Product Manager Safety Jogger Workwear

We are seeking a skilled result-oriented Product manager with excellent line building qualities.

Together with the management team you will be responsible for the relaunch of the Safety Jogger Workwear department as a separate business unit.

You translate the vision of the Safety Jogger brand into a clear product strategy with smart objectives. You are a passionate about the product and a leader able to set our workwear department up for success.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES – What will you do?

As our Product Manager, you will be responsible for setting up the Safety Jogger workwear product range that meets market demand in terms of trends, technicality and fashion. You will collaborate with management, suppliers, testers and our global sales team to help deliver high quality, certified products that meet customers’ expectations.

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone that has a proven track record of product line building

As a Product Manager, you are responsible for the development, growth and optimization of your product collection.

  • You manage the product lifecycle of your product collection: from design briefing, follow up with creation department and product launch in close collaboration with the marketing team.
  • You run various analyses in order to map the size and profitability of the different market segments, collections or individual products and propose actions in order to further support them.
  • You also harmonize the collection in order to have a clear and competitive offering.
  • You secure that product and product quality meets our standards, EU regulations and sustainable aspects.
  • You are the link between suppliers and the creation department and keep yourself constantly informed about new trends and technologies
  • You further develop a product strategy based on market, customer and competitor’s analysis and identify growth opportunities in the different markets.
  • You support sales activities and product launches, including training of our customers and global sales team
  • You report to the Director of Product Development and support him/her with strategic decisions
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS – Who are we looking for?

To become our Product Manager workwear, you will need:

  • A proven experience in product portfolio management in the workwear or safety wear or outdoor apparel market.
  • Profound knowledge of technical garment materials
  • Basic knowledge of relevant safety wear and workwear certifications and standards
  • Proven knowledge of marketing principles and pricing strategies
  • Experience and track record in leading the development of a product category strategy
  • Ability to manage multiple projects against set deadlines and budgets
  • Proficient computer skills in different IT applications including MS Office, knowledge of ERP is an asset
  • Adobe Illustrator skills, office, social media is an asset
  • Commercial acumen to identify products with strong sales potential
  • Experience liaising with colleagues and suppliers based overseas
  • Entrepreneurial, enthusiastic and commercial skills
  • Experience of working with a dynamic and commercially focused team, you are a team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Multilingual (English, Dutch) and open to travel internationally
What we offer
  • The chance to join a great team of likeminded, hard-working people who are passionate about achieving the Safety Jogger vision and the growth objectives of the company
  • A genuine commitment to flexible working. We’re focused on outcomes and not inputs. We trust our people because we know they want what’s best for our business. We want you to love your work but respect that you also love your life outside of Safety Jogger!
  • A unique opportunity to work in a dynamic family owned company with short communication lines and quick decision taking
  • A competitive salary package and a suite of benefits and perks

Eager to join our Safety Jogger community?

For this vacancy, we work in an exclusive partnership with Altior Executive Search Consultants. You can apply by mailing your resumé (CV) with motivation letter at info@altior.be. For more information, call Jan Verstraeten, Partner with Altior Executive Search, at 0032 56 62 26 30.

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