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Brand Manager, Nicosia – BM/11/19

Our client, a leading FMCG distributor of well – known local and international brands in the Retail and HORECA markets, is seeking to recruit the right candidate for the position of a “Brand Manager” at its Nicosia Head offices.

The successful candidate will be responsible to execute and co-ordinate both the Company’s and the Principal’s strategy towards achieving profitable growth for the brands he/she is responsible for, through a creative brand plan and an excellent market execution and always within the approved budgets.

This is a great opportunity for a passionate, self-motivated and enthusiastic professional who seeks a position in a fast paced, demanding and dynamic environment.

Position’s Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and executes effectively the annual Marketing Plan of the brand/brands he/she is responsible for and manages efficiently the approved marketing budgets.
  • Presents to the Sales Force and co-ordinates effectively the annual Marketing Plan for the brands he/she is handling.
  • Maintains clear communication channels with the rest of the Commercial team as well as with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • He/she is well aware of the current market trends and acts proactively for the benefit of his/her brands.
  • Profoundly represents the brand in the various activities organized by the company.
  • Develops merchandising standards for the various types of outlets and prepares proper marketing material and other relevant POS material.
  • Develops, evaluates and executes both ATL and BTL marketing campaigns.
  • Takes initiative, and presents ideas that will help his/her brands, to the Company’s management team.
  • Ensures excellence in market execution.
  • Observes and adapts his/her plans according to the market trends.
  • Maintains excellent relationship with his/her Principals, customers and suppliers.
  • Gathers and communicates information on client needs and constantly monitors competition activity.
  • Constantly monitors and achieves brand’s sales targets through guidance and support to the sales team.

Position’s Requirements

  • Undergraduate or Postgraduate University Degree in Marketing or Business Administration.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in an FMCG Company.
  • Fluent written and spoken English and Greek
  • Computer literate with advanced knowledge of MS Office.
  • Strong organization skills, ability to prioritize different tasks quickly
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Understands basic financial terms.
  • Masters decision taking, problem solving and leadership capabilities.
  • Possesses strong negotiation and communication skills.
  • Ability to take initiatives and deliver results