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Junior Portfolio Manager

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.


For our HQ in Luxembourg, we are looking for a Junior Portfolio Manager who will support the Portfolio Manager in the definition of the Brands Range to serve their growth strategy and competitive objectives, across all areas of the world, helping to reach a sustainable level of profitability through internal synergies among all the stakeholders.

The position aims to:

  • Support Portfolio Manager in the coordination of the Range Governance Process and Meetings: brief extraction and tracking, information gathering on the briefs, elaboration of brief score cards;
  • Organization of extended meetings on specific projects;
  • Support Portfolio Manager in the definition of the piano Gamma at Category/Area/Business Unit level and of the range development guidelines.


Main Tasks



  • Analyze in-house and external tools/data to develop detailed market analysis:
    • Prepare monthly reports from Corporate Reporting Weekly Sales;
    • Prepare a monthly Dashboard for sell-out and consumer KPIs;
    • Work closely with Consumer Shopper Understanding department & business intelligence teams in the harmonization of the retail databases;
    • Develop and automate new marketing performance reports.
  • Deliver Ad hoc Analysis/Presentations: for the CEO’s (Overview Ferrero/Kinder) or the team (e.g. country visits preparation, analysis on new categories).



  • Support the Portfolio Manager in the elaboration of portfolio optimization analysis by brand with the goal of defining – together with the Global Brand Managers – a Global Catalogue;
  • Data collection and aggregation from SAP, BW or other internal sources;
  • KPIs calculation and monitoring;
  • Preparation of analysis and presentations for the Monthly Steering Committee with the CEO and the biweekly Harmonization Category Meeting.




  • At least 2 years experience with marketing background;
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills and demonstrated ability to analyze multiple sources of data;
  • Proven experience with retail and consumer database (Nielsen, IRI, Euromonitor, Kantar) in the context of FMCG;
  • Knowledge of: Documentation and Production SAP and BW reports;
  • Excellent organization skills, including the ability to manage multiple competing priorities;
  • Eagerness to learn and easily adapt to ongoing changes;
  • Attention to detail.



  • Fluent in English.


IT skills

  • Strong proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint.