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Brand Manager (Marketing Department) Job in Kenya


PZ Cussons East Africa is a leading Global Manufacturer and Marketer of leading Personal Care and Household quality brands that include, Imperial Leather, Flamingo, Carex, Venus, Cussons Baby, Ushindi, Morning Fresh and Robb

In line with our ambitious growth agenda, we wish to enhance our marketing team by hiring for the position of 
Brand Manager.

Job Purpose

The position is responsible for developing compelling brand strategies and to manage the implementation of the same so at to achieve the brand targeted Top line numbers, Margin, Media & Consumer Spend and Marketing Contribution to the business.

This position reports to the Head of Marketing or Senior Brand Manager (if available)

Principal Accountabilities

  • Develop and implement brand strategy and plan – both annual and with a 5-year horizon with focus on growing the brand.
  • Manage the New Product Development process inline with market trends.
  • Actively participate in Margin Improvement Initiatives.
  • Develop and manage Media & Consumer activities with view to establishing a sustained market presence of the brand by nurturing a strong and consistent foothold in the consumer’s consciousness of the brand
  • Monitor, Control & Report Category Performance through regular updates on brand health indicators on a regular basis e.g. monthly marketing reports
  • Networking with other Marketing representatives in the Group’s Operating Units
  • Managing individual performance through regular reviews, monitoring objectives and ensuring development needs are identified and actioned
Knowledge, Skills & Experience 

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Commerce - Marketing or related
  • Minimum three (3) years experience in Brand Management, preferably in a FMCG
  • Proven expertise to create, develop and implement strategic plans and tactics
  • Strong understanding of market dynamics and consumer requirements
  • Superior oral and written communication skills with highly acquired interpersonal skills
  • Flexible and ability to prioritize and manage tasks within short deadlines
  • Innovative, stress tolerant and decisive
How to Apply

If you meet the requirements for this position, please send your application and CV to Jobs.Kenya@pzcussons.com. 

This vacancy remains open until close of business on 24th Feb 2012.

PZ Cussons is an equal opportunity employer

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