The Brand Protection Manager will support the client’s Global Brand Protection team with the Brand Protection program implementation in China and by collecting market intelligence, evaluating leads, completing due diligence and fact gathering assignments. This position will be responsible for analyzing investigative information regarding selling/manufacturing of counterfeit parts, supplier unauthorized sales and diverted/parallel parts.
The Manager will work conduct dealer surveys to determine purchase practices in an assigned market. They will also establish brand and trademark awareness with region and dealer network and assist with other special projects, as necessary.
Essential Functions Include:
Represent Pinkerton’s core values of integrity, vigilance and excellence.
Assist the client with the implementation of their Brand Protection program in China.
Collect market intelligence by means such as market surveys, trade show attendance, and engagement with company, dealer and authorized sales channel personnel.
Evaluate leads as assigned, performing due diligence and fact gathering, leading to the development of a GBP Fact Sheet.
Conduct proactive and reactive investigations of diverted and parallel parts, supplier unauthorized sales of parts , and counterfeit selling/manufacturing of parts in for the assigned market.
Complete dealer surveys to determine dealer purchase practices in assigned market.
Maintain database for all investigations and create reports for internal meetings and high level case recap for GBP and regional management.
Attend enforcement actions with the relevant agencies.
Support regional Compliance Specialist, as needed.
Build brand and trademark awareness within region and dealer network.
Assist with development of special projects, as necessary.
All other duties, as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree with three to five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company. Knowledge and experience in security-based brand protection, investigative techniques, and mechanical engineering (specific to automotive parts manufacturing and/or distribution) is critical to the position.
Pinkerton traces its roots to 1850 when Allan Pinkerton founded the Pinkerton National Detective Agency. Today, Pinkerton offers organizations a range of corporate risk management services from security consulting and investigations to executive protection, employment screening and security intelligence. With employees and offices worldwide, Pinkerton maintains an unmatched reputation for protecting clients and their assets around the globe. The spirit and strength of the organization is demonstrated through our people who embody our core values, “Integrity, Vigilance, and Excellence”, every day.