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Brand Manager Job Vacancy

Company Profile: Our Client is a manufacturing company that deals in confectionery, footwear and stationery

Industry: Manufacturing

Job Title: 
Brand Manager

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implements agreed activities, launches and promotional campaigns as per the approved schedule
  • Collects signals from the market to keep in touch with market developments, externally and internally
  • Monitors and evaluates own performance against the implementation plan and targets and reports to the DGM
  • Involved in the development of activity budget that are in conformity with the brand marketing budget, in consultation with the DGM
  • Tracks expenditure against the approved budget and highlights problem areas for action
  • Prepares and submits expenditure reports to the DGM
  • Maintains information and documentation for the brand
  • Briefing agencies, suppliers and research companies
  • Follows up to ensure accurate and timely execution of briefs
  • Participates in field promotional activities alongside the commercial team and agencies
  • Checks for and assess the impact of marketing activities and reports to DGM
  • Periodically visits the trade to check brand performance on the ground
  • Involved in sharing brand/promotional activities etc with the commercial team and other stakeholders
  • Regularly seeks information on competitor activity from the sales team to differentiate the product or product family within a specific market
  • Involved in the resolution of issues and problems that will affect product's success
  • Liaises with the finance department in respect to budgeting and budgetary control
  • Maintains close relationship to customers for awareness of customers' needs and perspectives
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2-3 years brand management experience in FMCG
  • University Degree in business, sales or marketing field
  • Advanced degree in business management & marketing, project management is an added advantage
  • Having handled FMCG brands in various East African countries will be an added advantage
  • Able to operate in a performance driven organization
  • Knowledge of English and Kiswahili
  • IT proficient
To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location.

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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