EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS:

Completed

POSITION:

NATURE OF BUSINESS:

JOB LOCATION:

Commercial Marketing Manager

International Personal Care Group

Overseas for 18 months then senior role in Johannesburg or another country subsidiary

JOB LOCATION:

Participate in an accelerated learning programme based overseas for 18 months before returning to work in a senior position with the South African subsidiary or possibly another country within the global group

 

 

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY:

Embark on key leadership assignments in an accelerated development programme designed to immerse the candidate in the business model and expose him/her to the Group’s Commercial Marketing capability

 

 

GROUP BACKGROUND:

Major Personal Care Company

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED

Relevant tertiary qualification in marketing

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

  • In the region of eight to  ten years experience of progressive marketing experience
  • Strong commercial experience (numerate and analytical)
  • Experience within the following sectors: top tier retail; consumer  packaged goods and direct selling
  • International experience
  • Well rounded understanding of business issues and comprehensive experience of identifying and delivering strategies
  • Experience with managing multiple teams and/or brands
  • Experience in P&L management (more than R40 million)
  • Experience in merchandising and brand management

KEY JOB PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • Constantly create new marketing solutions, adding significant value to sales representatives and customers
  • Make sound business decisions that balance a variety of factors in a complex operating environment to ultimately achieve optimal outcomes
  • Navigate difficult organisational, cultural or business issues
  • Translate consumer/shopper insights into meaningful commercial strategies that impact the customer’s buying behaviours
  • Use data analysis to drive revenue and profit growth, driving creativity while managing gross margin and inventory