GBU Brand Manager, Innovation

City:  Copenhagen V
Country/Region:  DK
Application Deadline:  30. April 2024

Do you want to be part of an exciting journey, driving the strategic vision and key initiatives on various collections and categories for the world’s largest jewelry brand? And are you passionate about working in the intersection of commercial, strategic, and brand related projects to help give a voice to people’s loves? Then this might be the opportunity you are looking for!


Play an active role in driving the strategy and unlock new business opportunities at Pandora
The Global Business Unit team is run out of our headquarters in Copenhagen and is part of the Global Business Units which sits within Pandora Global Marketing. It is an agile team with an ambitious agenda that plays a key role in the company’s growth strategy. The team is responsible for the product and communication strategy at Pandora, all rooted in deep consumer understanding. 


As Brand Manager in the Innovation team, you will have the unique opportunity to contribute and accelerate the growth of the entire Pandora business. Reporting to the GBU VP – Services, Innovation and Modern Classics you will be working on the holistic innovation strategy and plans, building the future of Pandora’s next initiatives and ensuring we continue the great growth journey we are on. Furthermore, you will ensure delivery by working with a global cross-functional team of external and internal experts and stakeholders, curiously testing boundaries and firmly reaching the goals and getting things done.


Key responsibilities:

  • Consumer insights generation – qualify concepts and generate product insights through qualitative and quantitative work, together with the Consumer Insights team
  • Identify market trends and opportunities and stay up to date with the industry & outside industry practices to inform the innovation strategy & roadmap
  • Help inform the innovation strategy and the 3-5 years roadmap, unlocking and sizing new growth opportunities and influencing the direction of the various collections / categories. 
  • Identify the communication & support model for the proposed innovation, to ensure plans feasibility
  • Budget and resources management to achieve the innovation goals
  • Tracking & analyzing the KPIs to measure the success of the innovation initiatives. Communicate updates, identify improvements and provide recommendations as well as action learnings.
  • Cross-functional collaboration to drive the innovation agenda - with our Crafting & Supply, Design Development, Product, Finance, Consumer Insights, E2E process management and across the Marketing organization. 

Professional competencies:
We are looking for a strong talent with an brand building track record, a solid analytical foundation and a genuine passion for consumers who thrives in a dynamic, changing, and fast-paced environment.


More specifically, you come with:

  • Product innovation mastery – 6 years of best-in-class marketing experience from similar roles (Global or Regional in FMCG or fashion/jewellery/watches industries), leading consumer insights work and product innovation development
  • Consumer-centricity – proven track record of driving consumer centric initiatives 
  • Strong analytical foundation based on quantitative and qualitative skills, incl. confidence working with data analysis and corroborate commercial/consumer/competitive insights to drive the strategy
  • Strategic thinking – proven track record of product strategy development
  • International Experience – experience from regional or global environments 
  • Postgraduate diploma in a relevant field (Business Administration, Marketing or Economics)


Personal competencies:

  • Curious about new opportunities, driven and ambitious, demonstrating a strong personal impact 
  • A bias towards driving action and results, as well as generating learnings with a continuous growth mindset
  • Self-motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit, able to take proactively day-by-day tasks and highly adaptable in a dynamic, changing, and fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong leadership skills and EQ with the ability to lead and bring different stakeholders together towards achieving a common business goals
  • A real team player, humble, honest and trustworthy
  • Outstanding English written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to develop clear, insightful PowerPoint presentations, internal briefs and reports.
  • Knowledge of MS office with proficiency in Excel; Outlook; PowerPoint


Additional information
The role is in Pandora Global Office in Copenhagen, Denmark. 
Application deadline: April 15th, 2024.
Travelling is highly dependent on the specific project, but 10-20 days of travel per year might be expected. 

Did we get your attention? 
We hope you got all your questions answered and feel confident applying for this position. If you see yourself in the position and would like to become a part of Pandora’s future, please do not hesitate to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!


We process applications on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible. You can also read more about Pandora on our corporate site 


Icing on the cake
You will be working out of our beautiful Head Office in Copenhagen V, established in 2016 and designed to unite and inspire our teams. Besides our beautiful interior design we are also proud of our LEED Gold Certification for Energy and Environmental Design. This means that we use as few natural resources as possible and that we use them with respect. The result is a professional and dynamic space that is unique, comfortable and inspirational – and delivers a true Pandora experience to anyone who works here or comes to visit.


About Pandora
Established in 1982, Pandora designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora’s products are available in more than 100 countries on six continents through more than 6,500 points of sale, including around 2,500 concept stores.


Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 32,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED certified facilities in Thailand, using mainly recycled silver and gold. The company plans to be carbon neutral by 2025 and has joined the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce emissions across its full value chain. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated a revenue of DKK 28.1 billion in 2023. 


At Pandora, we believe that creating an inclusive and diverse workplace and reflecting societal diversity in our customer engagement is essential to delivering on our company purpose: to give a voice to people’s loves. We dedicate ourselves to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and diversity where everyone feels respected and valued.