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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.
Key Responsibilities
  • 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.
Requirements
  • 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
Apply
Cover Letter and detailed CV are to be sent by email to apply@dumaworks.com 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.

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