Antwerp, Belgium





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Welcome to our Philip Morris vacancy. Did you know that Philip Morris International is undergoing a revolutionary business transformation? We will be far more than a leading cigarette company. We want to change society and deliver a better, smoke-free future. Thanks to the imagination and perseverance of thousands of people at PMI, we have developed smoke-free products that are better alternatives to cigarettes. And it does not stop there. We are investing in a portfolio of innovative products beyond nicotine. So, whether in new product development, commercialization, operations, science, you name it, we are putting our vision into reality every day and make the change happen, right now. To make this shift possible, we have a cross-functional team in place since 1,5 years that is covering challenges on the entire consumer journey and that is able to handle the different challenges from start to finish. This cross-functional team… • comes together and collaborates towards the same goal, full time • organizes around a consumer mission • has all the skills, knowledge and expertise needed to get the job done [with as little dependencies as possible on people outside their team] • focuses on specific business critical assignments and will move towards a role in which they are providing recommendations about what they as a team see as most valuable to work on • within their scope, can decide how they order their work so they can deal with several challenges • within agreed boundaries, decides themselves how to reach the expected outcomes • works on empathize, explore, and execute initiatives throughout the whole consumer journey • has all different backgrounds. Each one can bring his/her expertise, but your work will not be limited to your expertise. Everyone will learn new skills from one assignment to another (IT/Sales/CX/Marketing/Digital/…) • lives and breathes ‘’Transparency, inspection and adaptation’’ You: • You have minimum 3 years of experience within commercial, in a marketing and/or sales position. • You like analysing underlying data of business processes and you can derive insights out of the data. • You have experience in stakeholder management and you can build strong relationships with them. • You are a clear communicator and you are able to share regular updates about the team’s achievements throughout the organization together with the other team members. • You like putting yourself in the shoes of the consumer when thinking about new solutions. Field visits do not scare you, on the contrary, you feel the need to go through it yourself. • Experience in how to interact with consumers is a nice to have. An interest in engaging with our fantastic sales force is crucial. • An entrepreneurial mind-set and agile way of working is non-negotiable • You embrace ambiguity, and look at setbacks as learning opportunities to improve • You are open and dare to speak-up – also in conflicts – yet always with respect for the others • A hands-on mentality and a passion working cross-functional in a high pace environment • You are fluent in English, both oral and written. Dutch is a plus. • And you are excited to share your knowledge, skills, and experiences with a team of like-minded colleagues who want to roll up their sleeves and develop programs to improve our business. What will the selection process look like? Talent Acquisition (TA) will perform an initial screening to assess whether candidates match with the defined vacancy requirements. If this is the case, the candidate will be invited for 2 competency-based (virtual) interviews. In parallel, you will be asked to complete online assessment tests*. At the end of the process, each candidate will receive the assessment results, as well as actionable feedback for their further development. Please note that we expect the courtesy from your side to inform your current manager about your interest and application, especially after the first interview. *Assessment Tests The tests are integrated in the selection process to increase objectivity of the final decision making. The assessment tests for this role is a cognitive ability test. The results will not be saved in the employee’s file, and will only be used in the context of the vacancy for which the employee is applying. Results are therefore not used for purposes of performance evaluation. • Cognitive Ability Test: Report links under three headings: 1. Deductive reasoning (measuring the ability drawing logical conclusions) 2. Inductive reasoning (measuring conceptual and analytical thinking) 3. Numerical reasoning (measuring capacity to understand numerical data and interpret mathematical information correctly)