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Brand Manager

FullTime Kenya, Nairobi Posted 2 weeks ago

Industry: Commercial & Retail Industry

Role: Operational and Managerial

Salary Range: KES 200,000

Closing: 19/01/2023

LOCATION: Nairobi

REPORTING TO: Senior Manager - Brand Marketing & New Concepts

Our client, MAJID AL FUTTAIM CARREFOUR, is the largest franchisee of French giant retail group CARREFOUR, 2nd retailer across the world. The Middle East based group is currently operating more than 140 Hypermarkets and Supermarkets in 15 countries, with more than 25 000 employees from 70 nationalities. Our client is looking to fill the position of Brand Manager.

JOB PURPOSE

The Brand Manager is responsible for supporting the Senior Marketing Manager in campaign development & execution across markets, ensuring proper implementation of marketing communication campaigns across markets, & gathering learnings to optimize future campaign planning & execution. The role holder will also be responsible for implementation of our private label communication support plan across our key defined markets, ensuring providing proper support to the markets. He/she will work on optimizing the media strategy & media mix of the Brand by coordinating with the different markets and external media agencies.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Brand Ownership

  • Support the Head of Brand Marketing in building Carrefour’s mother brand and Carrefour’s private labels across markets.
  • Support in campaign development through qualifying & briefing agencies across the region
  • Lead the execution of campaigns across different touchpoints.
  • Measure and report the performance of all marketing campaigns and assess ROI and KPIs.
  • Lead on supporting the markets in transferring knowledge gathered from post campaigns & 3rd parties.
  • Ensure consistency between brand content & tone of voice across channels (synchronize offline & Online campaign execution between parties).
  • Lead the execution of our private label communication campaign across priority markets.
  • Work closely with the Insights team to measure and act upon Customer Insights and all developed elements.

Media Plan and implementation

  • Work with Media agencies to define and implement optimum media plans for all countries in that MAF Retail operates.
  • Collaborate with the existing marketing teams in the countries to set the guidelines for creating media campaign plans through proper media planning tools.
  • Coordinate with the Commercial teams to ensure flexibility in planning to maximize commercial revenues and income from advertising sales from media portals.
  • Define best practices of Online media planning and share across markets.
  • Communicate the latest trends, updates and best practices in media planning to the team and countries.

Human Capital Responsibilities

  • Assist with the implementation of the performance management process by setting objectives, monitoring performance, and providing constructive feedback and provide inputs to senior management.
  • Provide mentorship for the purpose of developing a continuous talent pipeline for key roles.
  • Provide inputs on training needs and coordinate with the HC department to ensure the facilitation of training requirements.
  • Develop and implement on-the-job training for the team.
  • Provide inputs for the development of the annual manpower plan.
  • Ensure the implementation of MAF Retail’s corporate policies and relevant procedures.

Finance Responsibilities

  • Ensure alignment of procedures in accordance with the Delegation of Authority (DOA).
  • Assist in monitoring the allocated budget to ensure compliance and highlight possible issues.
  • Provide inputs on the preparation of the budget when necessary.
  • Provide inputs on cost reduction measures.

QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND TRAITS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field.
  • Excellent communication, writing and editorial skills.
  • Time Management and ability to work under pressure.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to build agency and team relationships.
  • Creative mindset.
  • Demonstrates strong thought leadership and problem-solving abilities.

Minimum experience

  • 6-10 years of Marketing experience in FMCG or Multinational companies, including mastering Brand Concept, Copy & Content production.
  • 2+ years of Retail Industry experience.

All applicants are advised to adhere to application guidelines for consideration. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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