23 Jun 2016

Full-Time Reckitt Benckiser (RB) Recruitment for Brand Manager

Toni AdewunmiAnywhere

Job Description

Reckitt Benckiser(RB) is the world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company. Every day, across 60 countries, we work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and strive to find even better ways to give people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes.

We trust people in what they do and we give full accountability and autonomy to make things happen. That’s how we generate the game-changing ideas that built 19 iconic Powerbrands around the world, such as Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish.

High impact, consumer-led research is the heart of the company’s success. Ranked in the TOP 20 on the London Stock Exchange, our relentless drive to outperform has trebled our revenue since 2000 and quadrupled our market cap.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Brand Manager

Location: Lagos

About the Brand Manager
This role is responsible driving growth of your assigned brand or group of brands in your market by leading the execution of the brand marketing for a brand in line with country commercial strategy as set by the Area.
As a member of the IMEX marketing team, you will be given extensive and diverse responsibilities across the marketing mix and will play a key role in driving the execution of the brand strategy in your market.
Key Responsibilities
Responsible for the achievement of financial and market share targets for a brand or group of brands in the market.
Responsible for marketing for a brand or group of brands in the market with responsibility for activation excellence of Area Powerbrand plans.
Works across functions including Area, PO1 team, supply, sales and finance to develop and execute successful commercial plans in order to deliver financial and share plans and targets
Manages initiative development and activation of any local brands in the portfolio including development of new products, consumer and shopper communications
Generates and proposes business development initiatives (BDIs) for the brand(s) based on consumer, shopper and market understanding.
Supports the Trade marketing team as required in the implementation of the store-format activation plans or optimizing product assortment and promotional strategy.
Supports the Sales team in creating customer presentations and meeting customer requirements.
Qualifications and Skills
Educated to minimum bachelor’s degree level in a commercial subject
Proven track record in Marketing must be able to demonstrate outstanding marketing skills
Demonstrated success in P&L management, budget delivery and growth momentum
Additional functional experience, preferably in Sales and/or Trade Marketing is an advantage
Must be proficient in Microsoft Words, Excel and Powerpoint
The business language in RB is English, therefore fluency in this language is essential. Fluency in other languages(s) is advantageous
About You:
Results oriented, entrepreneurial and self-motivating.
You’ll demonstrate financial and commercial acumen and understanding of business issues/opportunities
Strong leadership skills and energetic management style
Capable of building strong working relationships & influencing and engaging senior management in own and customer organisations
Demonstrated creativity and innovation
Must have proven ability to be flexible, multi task and drive key projects in a fast paced, high demand environment
Tenacious and resilient, driven to achieve even when faced with obstacles
Must possess a can-do attitude and take initiative to handle and resolve issues independently and quickly when faced with obstacles
Strong sense of urgency with ability to drive business critical projects; can work independently under general direction
Problem solving and decision making skills, with an ability to think outside the box
Willing to relocate internationally to pursue career opportunities
In return RB will offer a very competitive salary and benefits package as well as continued development and career progression on a Global scale.

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