Manufacturing Company Marketing Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Vacancy: Marketing Manager

Job Location: Nairobi

Job Industry: Manufacturing

Our client, one of the largest manufacturers of confectionery, culinary products, juices, biscuits and snacks in Kenya, is seeking to recruit a Marketing Manager, who will be responsible for planning and executing strategies of respective categories across the sales & distribution, marketing and part of the supply chain functions to satisfy consumer and maximize sales

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and Manage the departmental strategy through processes and procedures/standard achieve the organization’s objectives
  • Developing and cascading the Section targets through a performance management structure while inspiring team to achieve the section scorecard in line with overall objective
  • Ensuring respective category is available and visible at all points of sales in general and modern trade.
  • Planning, budgeting and executing of advertising and promotional activities for the category, leveraging on consumer marketing platforms.
  • Ensuring merchandising material is appropriately placed at all Point of Sales (POS).
  • Forecast demand for their category based on marketing plans and external factors.
  • Identifying growth and innovation opportunities through generation of consumer and market insights.
    for competitive analysis and ensure pricing and value chain models are competitive and well defined for their category.
  • Responsible talent management in the department including coaching, mentoring, developing, motivating, training and evaluating staff to achieve highest levels of performance
  • Benchmarking and implementing best practices in category management & respective areas of work
    Implementing product quality, customer & Service Excellence and Change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Sales and Marketing or any other related discipline is required.
  • CIM Certificate.
  • Minimum experience of 5 years.
  • Experience in FMCG or a similar role is required.
  • Should have a proven track record and experience in leading a sales team.
  • Negotiating skills, persuasiveness and outgoing personality.
  • Good communication and customer service skills.

To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to recruit@flexi-personnel.com or before close of business 15th March, 2018.

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Updated: February 28, 2018 — 11:53 am