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Thursday, February 9, 2017
International FMCG Company Marketing Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya
Duma Works is recruiting a Marketing Manager for one of our client in Nairobi; a leading international FMCG company.
Job Purpose: To develop, establish and maintain marketing strategies to meet organizational objectives. Effective management of the marketing, advertising and promotional activities of the organization.
Achieves marketing and sales operational objectives by contributing marketing and sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customerservice standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.
Meets marketing and sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
Organize trial implementation of MMA plans and hospital plans so as to improve it
Organize testing of implementation plan of theme activities
According to sales target of sales department, set up plans of regional retail shops opening
Set up implementation schedule for MMA and hospital
Set target and practice standard for each regional supervisor
Check and assess implementation procedures and results of each supervisor
Provide training of professional skills and operating process to supervisor
Provide training of theme activities and implementation method
Determines annual and gross-profit plans by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas for regions; projecting expected sales volume and profit for existing and new products; analyzing trends and results; establishing pricing strategies; recommending selling prices; monitoring costs, competition, supply, and demand.
Accomplishes marketing and sales objectives by planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating advertising, merchandising, and trade promotion programs; developing field sales action plans.
Identifies marketing opportunities by identifying consumer requirements; defining market, competitor’s share, and competitor’s strengths and weaknesses; forecasting projected business; establishing targeted market share.
Improves product marketability and profitability by researching, identifying, and capitalizing on market opportunities; improving product packaging; coordinating new product development.
Sustains rapport with key accounts by making periodic visits; exploring specific needs; anticipating new opportunities.
Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Accomplishes marketing and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
Degree/Masters in Marketing
Minimum of 6 years’ experience in Sales
Availability to travel as needed
Technical marketing skills
Proven experience in customer and market research
Relevant product and industry knowledge Experience with relevant software applications
Cover Letter and detailed CV are to be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org marking the subject as “2643”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 2643 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.
Deadline for receiving applications: 14th February 2017
N.B.* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test. If you have any issues with the process, please reach out to +254702093793.
If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer.