Brand & Marketing Manager Job Vacancy in a Food Production Company

Workforce Management Centre – Our client, a reputable Food Production
company, is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill
the position below:

Job Title: Brand & Marketing Manager (Foods)
Jos, Plateau
Industry: Food Production
Reports to: Managing Director
Job Summary

  • To co-ordinate and implement marketing strategies that
    successfully delivers against strategic objectives of the company and
    realize all stakeholder ambitions against market opportunity.
  • Ensure achievement of long term sales volume and profit
    objectives of all product groups with a view to becoming No. 1 in their
    respective categories.

Main Functions

  • Develop and implement marketing strategies and plans for the
    achievement of profitability objectives of the business in line with
    Annual Estimates, LTP and other set targets;
  • Develop and lead product and packaging innovation drive to ensure sustenance of viable product portfolios;
  • Execute advertising and promotional programs to ensure increased market share and brand equity;
  • Control and monitor the effective utilization of marketing budget;
  • Specify minimum quality objectives for all brands and ensures compliance;
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory regulations for all brands;
  • Coordinate the Corporate image functions and activities to achieve and sustain a strong corporate brand equity;
  • Maintain regular contact with manufacturers in the industry
    world-wide to ensure that the company is fully abreast with global
    marketing developments;
  • Ensure the development and training of managers and staff to sustain a pool of high caliber manpower for the business.
  • Formulate and jointly implement sales, pricing and credit policies of the business;
  • Establish effective Pan Nigeria distribution network to ensure achievement of distribution and penetration objectives;
  • Drive production operations to ensure achievement of company targets;
  • Set targets for the product categories and continuously evaluate performance;
  • Monitor competition and commission market research/survey on
    trade and consumers insights and ensure implementation of appropriate
  • Analyze and provide executive summaries of all marketing research reports;
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Job Requirements
The ideal candidate must:

  • Have a first degree in Applied or Social Sciences
  • 5 Years’ functional experience in a similar role in an FMCG environment.
  • Functional exposure in Marketing and Customer Service
  • Team player.
  • Coordinating and organizing ability
  • Assertiveness
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • People development and Management skills
  • Have sound social media and digital marketing knowledge and application
  • Computer literate (MS Office)
  • Have knowledge in industry trends and events
  • Identify, develop and implement category innovation plan

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to:

Note: Candidate should please indicate the position for which they are applying for in the subject line.

Application Deadline  15th November, 2016.

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