Brand Manager: PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc

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18 Oct, 2011

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Marketing Jobs in Nigeria

PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc, the largest subsidiary of PZ Cussons, has enjoyed tremendous business success in Nigeria for over a century. PZ Cussons Nigeria is recruiting Brand Manager – PZ WilmarJob Title: Brand Manager PZ Wilmar

All Business Units – Lagos
The Role: Brand Manager
The successful candidates will be required to:
  • Create, develop & implement brand strategy to grow brands market share, volume, value and profitability.
  • Manage NPD (OU dependant).
  • Recommend & implement pricing strategy.
  • Deliver overall budgeted profitability by growing and sustaining brand performance.
  • Lead selection of appropriate trade channels.
  • Explore & exploit new opportunities for the brands.
  • Develop and execute approved A&P plan for assigned brands within guidelines.
  • Monitor, control and report brand performance through brand health indicators such as NNS, GM, MC & key consumer KPIs providing solutions to shortfalls.
  • Understand and apply relevant external environment inc consumer insights, competitor activity and other PZ OU activity (networks).
  • Manage product life cycle including demand forecasting and minimising residuals.
The Person:
The right candidates must:
  • Possess a good university degree in any discipline (Business Administration preferably)
  • Possess first class numeric and communication skills.
  • Have five to seven (5-7) years experience in a similar role, within a reputable/international company, preferably in the foods industry.
  • Possess high levels of determination and desire to succeed in a result oriented environment
  • Be a good team player.
  • Be mobile and willing to be flexible in terms of location.
Closing date: 30 October 2011
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