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Brand Building Director

Job Title: Brand Building Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Africa
Salary: £60 - £70K + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89163
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: JAR.88694.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 14, 2012 10:15

Job Description

A world leading supplier of FMCG products is currently recruiting for a Brand Building Director to join its team in South Africa. The Brand Building Director will be expected to: * Achieve brand share and profit growth targets through translation of Brand & Marketing plans into market-implementation and customer plans across multiple African markets * Champion competitive behaviour and mindset throughout the business and translate it into targeted marketing activities to grow brand share * Manage and grow the brand through brand-driven activation, renovation of current core portfolio and brilliant implementation of NPD platforms * Champion the consumer needs and brand passion within the overall business * Lead market implementation of those platforms and develop world-class activation mix * Deliver market and customer-knowledge driven input into innovation platform projects and brand planning to ensure requirements of ready meals and red meat categories will be met in the future The ideal candidate will have: * Strong experience in a similar role, with extensive experience in a managerial position * Previously worked on regional strategies across multiple markets in Africa * Good knowledge of Project Management * Good experience in business planning and implementation * The ability to influence others within a networked business across markets * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills * Excellent organisational and planning skills In return, the Brand Building Director will receive a generous salary and the opportunity to progress your career within a market-leading company. If this sounds like the role you are seeking, please apply now with an up to date CV.