Seedco West Africa New Job Position

Posted on :

12 Dec, 2017

Category :

Marketing Jobs in Nigeria

Seedco West Africa, is a joint venture between Seed West Africa Limited (a subsidiary of Seed CO International Limited a public listed Company incorporated in Zimbabwe and quoted on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange) and Saro AgroSciences Limited a Leading Nigeria Agro Input provider.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Marketing (HOM)
Location: 
Kaduna
Job Summary

  • The HOM’s role is strategically positioned to envision and develop the company’s marketing Dept to deliver on the mission and vision of the company in Nigeria and other geographies.
  • He/she has the overall responsibility of positioning, creating, capturing and sustaining values for the company through planning and implementation of consumer centric plans.
  • The HOM will coordinate all field demonstrations activities, sales promotions, media and technology-based advertisement, agro dealer’s development and product loyalty programs thereby entrenching and positioning the Seed Co brand as the seed of choice for increased productivity.

Responsibilities
The incumbent will also:

  • Oversee product deployment and targeting.
  • Provide leadership and management to marketing team.
  • New Customers’ acquisition and retention strategies
  • Vendors and Agencies management.
  • Creatively manage Agencies & Vendors
  • Conduct market research and optimize opportunities
  • Champion the commercial bits of new products developments/launches market research, revenue & expenditure
  • Maintain Budgets, ROI, P&L projections e.t.c.
  • Formulate sales policies & procedures

Qualifications and Expertise

  • At least a MBA/M.Sc in Marketing or related studies;
  • Computer literacy
  • Market Information Gathering, data analysis and result presentation
  • Previous/Current Experience in FMCG
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in a fast moving marketing outfit
  • Knowledge of commodities marketing, route to market, and products promotion
  • Communication skills are essential.
  • Required Age: 30 – 35 years

Special Abilities & Key Behavioral Competencies:

  • Dependability: Reliable, responsible and dependable.
  • Integrity: Being honest and ethical.
  • Leadership: Willingness to lead, take charge and offer opinions and direction.
  • Analytical Thinking: Analysing information and using logic to address work related issues and problems.
  • Attention to Details: Being careful about details and thorough in completing work task.
  • Initiative: Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Ability to Travel at short notice and take multiple functions at the same time.
  • Track Record of performance; Speed/Aggression, Accountability, Shared Mind-set, Accountability, Customers Connection, and Strategic Thinking.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply

Application Deadline   15th December, 2017.

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