Manager – Product Marketing

Manager – Product Marketing

Manager – Product Marketing required for Painting Company. The candidate
should have experience in the Chemical, Paint, and Pigment Industry. Excellent
Communication Skill is a Must.

Department: Marketing
Project Location(s): Kampala, UG

Responsibilities

Candidates can look forward to regular client contact, a role in business development and proposal writing/methodology creation, and a

  • Manage Product placement, key product improvement, competition and
    tracking. Suggest new SKU’s at profitable price points to improve share
    and consumer preference. Drive product launches and scale-up as per the
    brand calendar;
  • Carry Product bench-marking wrt global and domestic market trends (ASP
    improvement);
  •  Organize Business development through, i.e. business growth in addition
    of new segments;
  •  Competition Price Mapping ( From Market Operating Cost to Retail Price );
  •  Develop /Implement sales training modules and report progress on key
    matrix;
  •  Drive channel participation, wrt achievement of business plans & Sellout
    management;
  •  Tokens and targeted promotions, displays/training’s and trade or dealer
    events;
  •  Plan annual budget and activity calendar for various market development
    activities;
  •  Conceptualize, execute and settle various consumer promotions to
    increase width and depth of placement;
  •  Maintaining healthy relations with cross-functional teams like Supply chain,
    QC, Packaging, R&D, and sales for enabling collaborative work;
  •  Engage with supply chain and operations teams for sales forecasting and
    inventory management of newly launched products;
  •  Facilitate a smooth handover to distribution system post product
    stabilization;
  •  Create different training modules for the internal team as well as end-users to
    generate awareness.

Skills/Experience

  • BSc/MSc degree in Marketing, Business administration, Communications, or a related field;
  •  Minimum of 4-7 years of experience in marketing and should be 27-35
    years of age;
  •  Must be highly organized and have TIME MANAGEMENT;
  •  Must be flexible to work evenings, weekends and holidays as business
    needs dictate;
  •  Language preferred: Swahili, English & Luganda
  • Great interpersonal communication skills;
  • Great analytical skills;
  • A keen grasp of information technology;
  • Professional demeanor;
  • Personal accountability and strong work ethic;
  • Professional, able to interact with vendors/clients;
  • Positive, “can do” attitude.
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