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Unilever Nigeria Plc recruitment for an Assistant Marketing Manager

Sep 16, 2020, 9:51 PM

Unilever Nigeria Plc - Welcome to Unilever, a global multinational and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company with products sold in over 190 countries and more than 2 billion consumers across the world who use our amazing products everyday!

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

 

Job Title: Assistant Marketing Manager - Shopper Marketing, Unilever International

Job Number: 2000041X
Location: Lagos-Oregun - Head Office
Job Field: Marketing
Job Type: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Job Schedule: Full-time
Reports to: Marketing Manager
WL: 1E

Business Context and Main Purpose of the Job

  • Do you want to work for Unilever’s fastest growing cluster that has grown from 250mn to over 1 bn in the last 7 years and has an ambition to double yet again to 2bn in the next 5 years ? Do you want the opportunity to build Unilever’s portfolio across categories in white spaces? If so the Asst. Marketing Manager , Shopper Marketing Nigeria, Unilever International is for you.

Description

  • The role will report into the Sr. Marketing Manager – NAMET RUB & AFRICA for Unilever International based in Lagos Nigeria . The role will interface with all Unilever categories at Director / Brand Manager level and UI supply chain, Local MOCs and finance teams across UI and Local MCO.

Main Job Purpose

  • Nigeria has the largest population of any country in Africa, with over 200mil people, 50% of whom live in urban cities. The market size of Deo’s is currently small at only E64m, with low penetration and consumption, and has been identified as a priority “Future Growth Market” by the GCLT. This means Nigeria will receive the support of Global Category to develop this market with support from the global Rexona team, with a MD strategy, plan & relevant support assets.
  • The ambition is to double the size of the business within the next 3 years, through a structured and consistent “market development” approach, using the best practice from other developed Deo’s markets globally.
  • The people resource vision is to have a small Deo’s squad, based in Nigeria, to lead the market development work. This squad will comprise 1 x UI CD Manager (Deo’s Business Unit Lead) + 1x Marketing/Brand Manager (responsible for deployment of the marketing development program across all channels).

Key Requirements for the Marketing Role Are

  • A self-starter, with a strong bias for action, unafraid to get “your hands dirty”.
  • Help Marketing Manager in  planning & marketing deployment to ensure we build sustainable growth going forward.
  • Ability to hold self & others accountable.
  • Ability to think & work independently, whilst managing key stakeholders.
  • Accessible & transparent, always ensuring good communication with Global / Regional Category team.
  • Strong values of integrity & transparency
  • Prior experience in Shopper Marketing is also an advantage.
  • Job requirements - be open to being flexible
  • The successful candidate will have a high bias for action, deep passion for building brands, openness to new ideas and approaches, willingness to work with the team to make an impact on the market and a sense of responsibility, measuring performance by results.
  • Local Shopper marketing insight & market knowledge, with ability to get things done working through people & activation agencies.
  • Drive Consumer Activation and large scale
  • Engage with Category Team across different Key MT and LMT chains to develop best in class In store execution
  • Good grasp of ROI of key activation, ability to learn from past campaign and keep improving as we go on the journey  

Key Interfaces:

  • Marketing Manager, Global BD brand teams & Local Modern Trade team across brands and categories, UI SC and Finance.

Critical success Factors for the Job
Key Skills / Experiences / Qualifications:

  • Exceptional drive and a positive passion to create brilliant mixes and create exceptional marketing solutions
  • Willingness to break records
  • Willingness to engage in robust discussions on strategy and air your own point of view
  • Confidently work with senior stakeholders without losing one’s point of view
  • Decisiveness and initiative to lead the agenda and set the stage for great results.
  • Focus on continuous learning
  • Deep consumer empathy and inquisitiveness to find solutions beyond the obvious
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and ask the question why not

Relevant Experience / SOL
Essential:

  • Experience in BB /or Shopper Marketing in any region globally with a strong consumer focus
  • Strong track record of consistent in market delivery
  • Deep desire to do something exceptional in life
  • 3-5 years experience in Branding and Marketing.

SOL:

  • Bias for Action
  • Growth Mindset.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline  16th October, 2020.


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