Monday 17 September 2012


Marketing Manager Vacancy at PZ Cussons (Apply Now)

Marketing Manager Vacancy at PZ Cussons (Apply Now) | Nigerian Careers TOdayPosition: MARKETING MANAGER
Location: All Business Units – Lagos

Details of Position:    
Applications are hereby required from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position of a Marketing Manager

Candidates that suit the vacant position are hereby required to apply accordingly.

The candidate will be responsible for the following

  • Proactively feed into and follow up on actions from the Business Planning process.Create, develop and implement category strategy to support the overall marketing strategy ensuring that the Pan African/Cross functional aspects are aligned
  • Initiate the NPD process ensuring that the NPI process requirements are managed and delivered according to targets (360 degree marketing)
  • Ensure category pricing supports brand positioning and is relevant to the competitive arena
  • Delivery of overall budgeted profitability by growing and sustaining category performance
  • Lead the selection of the appropriate trade channels.
  • Explore and exploit new opportunities for the category portfolio
  • Monitor, control and report category performance through brand health indicators such as NNS, GM, MC & key consumer KPIs providing solutions to shortfalls
  • Proactively identify sources and resource needs to support category growth
  • Approve category A&P plan within guidelines, creating and modifying as necessary to meet objectives
  • Coach, manage and develop high performance teams, including sourcing brand managers
  • Responsible for ensuring ABM induction programme is appropriate

The candidate must possess the following

  • A degree (preferably Marketing / Business Related Discipline)
    5 years Brand/category Management experience preferably within FMCG
    Have NPD Project Management experience.
    Excellent consumer insight, innovation and NPD skills.
    Have a CAN-DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE and ONENESS

Application Deadline: 20 Sep 2012

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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