Current Jobs Vacancies at Promasidor – Nigeria July 2013

1) Customer Marketing Manager

Job Description

Objective
To drive retail strategy in line with brand strategies and plans, develop team capacity and capability to implement trade marketing KPIs and monitor and evaluate performance against

agreed targets and progress against strategic imperatives.

To expand and consolidate the company’s in-store brand presence and performance, effectively manage the connection between shelf and consumer, and drive training and capability improvement within the Customer Marketing department.
Responsibilities
To drive retail strategy in line with brand strategies and plans, develop team capacity and capability to implement trade marketing KPIs and monitor and evaluate performance against agreed targets and progress against strategic imperatives.
To expand and consolidate the company’s in-store brand presence and performance, effectively manage the connection between shelf and consumer, and drive training and capability improvement within the Customer Marketing department.
Retail development strategy:Develop retail outlet strategies for each brand. Implement KPI’s for performance and manage team delivery of Commercial Team objectives.
Retail presence management:Support the brands for maximum visibility and availability in-store and anticipate and effectively counter competitive activity in all strategic retail channels.
Customer satisfaction performance:  Provide support to the Sales to manage customer satisfaction through coordinated planning and implementation of channel activities and integrated commercial planning cycles.
Consumer activation:  Support brand ATL activities with coordinated in-store consumer activation both through own customer marketing team and 3rd party BTL partners.
Results:Provide monitoring and evaluation of effectiveness of all in store activity and regular reporting to Commercial Leadership Team.
People development:Provide coaching and mentoring as required to the Brand, Sales and Customer Marketing teams on retail classification tools and techniques to meet information needs and gaps.
Financial scope:Responsible for monitoring and reporting of the Customer Marketing budget across the brands portfolio.

Desired Skills & Experience

Requirements
A Nigerian with a minimum of a second class Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university, either in Nigeria or abroad in Business Administration, Marketing, Market Research, Statistics or Social Sciences.
Postgraduate qualification in Marketing would be an advantage if the first degree is not in a related field.
Minimum 5 years’ relevant work experience in the Marketing function of a reputable company, preferably FMCG, Sales and/or Operations experience would be an advantage.
Key Competency Requirements
Knowledge and Skills
  • Consumer knowledge & understanding
  • Research tools and techniques
  • Data analysis
  • Brand health monitoring & analysis
  • Monitoring attitude & behaviour trends
  • Managing budgets
  • Managing third-party agencies & suppliers
  • Project management
  • Presentation skills
  • Microsoft Office suite – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Personal Attributes
  • Able to assimilate a range of information for decision-making
  • Articulate – verbal and written
  • Analytical
  • Seeks solutions
  • Strategic thinker
  • Able to manage a number of projects simultaneously
  • Good interpersonal skills – persuasive, tactful
Other Requirements
Primary Work Location - Head Office
Travel in Nigeria - Frequent (30% – 60%)
Travel Abroad - Occasional (0 – 30%)
Work Cycle - Office days (Mon – Fri)
Computer Use - Extensive
Lifting Required – Minimal
May ocassionally have to work outsde the cycle described above, including at weeknds

Company Description

Promasidor is a multi-local food manufacturer that has its roots firmly established in Africa. Promasidor produces, distributes and markets its quality range of products in more than 25 countries across the continent, bringing joy to millions of consumers. Promasidor’s milk powders, food enhancement products and beverages are affordable, delicious and good for you. Some of our brands include Cowbell, Loya, Onga and Cowbell Choco

The web address is as follows:

http://www.promasidor.com/

Additional Information

Posted:
June 5, 2013
Type:
Full-time
Experience:
Mid-Senior level
Functions:
Marketing, Sales
Industries:
Food Production
Job ID:
5902367

2) Category Manager

Job Description

Objective
To develop and execute effective strategies and activity programmes which deliver annual category and brand targets (volume, market share, brand awareness, brand equity, etc.), on budget and on time.
Responsibilities
Category strategy & plans:Develop the category’s strategy within the overall portfolio strategy.  Develop, gain approval for and execute annual activity plans across the marketing mix for each brand in the category.  Ensure that sampling programmes are in line with the category strategy and supervise their planning & activation.  Ensure core/major activities are evaluated and learnings captured for future brand planning.
Marketing insight:Use consumer insight to develop strategies from which the Company can grow its business.  Ensure the availability of relevant market information.  Monitor and report on brand performance/health within the category, using agreed attributes and format.  Support the Commercial Director in determining optimum pricing strategy for brands in the category.
Competitor monitoring:Track competitor activities within the category and related sectors and recommend response strategies to protect and enhance the position of our brands.  Evaluate market information to report on the performance of the category.
Budget:Allocate marketing expenditure across brands and activities within the category.  Manage the category marketing budget to ensure execution of agreed programmes and implement corrective actions where required.
Results:  Lead the preparation of annual integrated marketing plans for the category’s brands, to deliver business targets and agreed goals for all areas of the marketing mix for each brand.  Evaluate and report on the effectiveness of the category’s strategies and plans.
People development:Lead and develop the capabilities of the category’s brands team.
Financial scope:Responsible for:
–      Optimising category volumes and marketing contribution
–      Allocation of marketing spend across the category’s brands portfolio.
Reports To
Commercial Director

Desired Skills & Experience

Requirements
A Nigerian with a minimum of a second class Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university, either in Nigeria or abroad.  Postgraduate qualification in Marketing would be an advantage if the first degree is not in a related field.
Minimum 5 years’ work experience in the Marketing function of a reputable company, preferably FMCG, with at least 2 years’ line management experience.  Sales and/or Operations experience would be an advantage.
Key Competency Requirements
Knowledge and Skills
  • Consumer knowledge & understanding
  • Planning and execution of activities across the marketing mix
  • Project management
  • Managing budgets and evaluating financial impact
  • People management
  • Third-party supplier management
  • Research tools and techniques
  • Presentation skills
  • Microsoft Office suite – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Personal Attributes
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to assimilate a range of information for decision-making
  • Articulate – verbal and written
  • Able to work with a range of different people, across different levels (interpersonal skills)
  • Seeks solutions
  • Creative thinker
Other Requirements
Primary Work Location - Head Office
Travel in Nigeria - Frequent (30% – 60%)
Travel Abroad - Occasional (0 – 30%)
Work Cycle - Office days (Mon – Fri)
Computer Use - Extensive
Lifting Required – Minimal

Company Description

Promasidor is a multi-local food manufacturer that has its roots firmly established in Africa. Promasidor produces, distributes and markets its quality range of products in more than 25 countries across the continent, bringing joy to millions of consumers. Promasidor’s milk powders, food enhancement products and beverages are affordable, delicious and good for you. Some of our brands include Cowbell, Loya, Onga and Cowbell Choco
The web address is as follows:

http://www.promasidor.com/

Additional Information

Posted:
June 5, 2013
Type:
Full-time
Experience:
Mid-Senior level
Functions:
Industries:
Food Production
Job ID:
5900363



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