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 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