Rhino Cement Brand Manager Job in Kenya

Career Opportunity at ARM Cement Ltd
ARM Cement Ltd, (formerly Athi River Mining), was founded in 1974 and has grown to become one of East Africa’s largest cement manufacturer under the Rhino Cement brand, with a regional market share of around 15%.   
ARM Cement is publicly listed in the Nairobi Securities Exchange and a frontrunner in East African manufacturing, with cement plants in Athi River, Kaloleni, Kigali, Daresalaam, and Tanga. 
The Company also manufactures sodium silicate, industrial minerals and soil and crop specific Mavuno Fertilizers.   


ARM recently entered into a $140 million equity investment deal with the CDC Group, a development finance institution of the UK government. 
This equity investment will see the Company continue an aggressive growth and expansion programme, improve production efficiencies and continue the community developmental work proudly managed by Company staff under the Rhino Cement Foundation.
To support the expansion programmes and the community development work, we are seeking to recruit a results-oriented Brand Manager – Rhino Cement to be part of a strong performance oriented management team, in a high growth environment that supports continuous learning and skills development. 
ARM Cement is an equal opportunity employer.

Title: Brand Manager – Rhino Cement

Location: Kenya, EA
Work Type: Full time

Applications are invited for the above vacant position. 

The position is permanent and pensionable with a competitive remuneration to the successful candidate. 
Reporting to the Commercial Director and supervising an Events Coordinator, the successful candidate will be based in Kenya but working for the group.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Brand building and positioning. 
  • Preparing the brand plan and budget covering and not limited to both the above and below the line advertising (including wall branding, TV and Radio Commercials) and execute as approved.
  • Responsible for media relations including interviews, etc.
  • Communication with our various publics, point of sale materials, etc. 
Essential qualifications / knowledge / experience
  • A seasoned brand manager with a track record of brand building
  • Possess a marketing related degree and membership to a professional body
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in marketing, at least two in brand management with some level of event management
  • Experience in preparation and roll out brand plans
  • Experience of working in more than one country in East Africa; multi-country experience will be an advantage.
  • Staff supervision and strong people coordination skills.
  • Flexibility to travel frequently in the region
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send a soft copy of their application to the address below. It should include:
  • A covering letter that clearly demonstrates experience, based on the job described here and its requirements, why you are the best person for this job.
  • An up-to-date CV that includes a description of relevant experience.
  • The names and addresses of three professional referees.
  • Your email, Skype address and day-time telephone number
  • Details on current remuneration and your contractual notice period/earliest availability.
Adept Systems
Management Consultants
PO Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100
Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
Please note that we do not charge for receiving or processing applications.
ARM Cement is an equal opportunity employer.

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