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Senior Brand Manager

Job Title: Senior Brand Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92064
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.67153.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 11, 2013 14:35

Job Description

A truly exciting, rewarding and fast-paced opportunity has arisen for a highly experienced Senior Category & Brand Manager to join one of UK’s largest high-street retailers. As the Senior Brand Manager, you are expected to: * Develop and execute a comprehensive strategic brand plan which coverts NPD & Buying, promotions/marketing, merchandising/supply forecast to store implementation -through the engagement of stake holders, head office and Retail Store teams. * Monitor brand performance on a weekly/monthly and annual basis and take appropriate actions to resolve issues and drive improvement. * Work closely with the Marketing, NPD & Buying teams to develop a solid marketing and promotion plans for categories. * Involved with staff management and training. The ideal candidate for this position will have the following qualifications: * Proven experience in brand and product management /own-brand development – (from crib to grave) preferable for a Heath & Beauty or FMCG brand or business. * Have current or past Buying and Category experience & responsibility of a multi-million turnover range. * Strong awareness within marketing include trends and practices and competitor insight. * Excellent communication and negotiation skills. * Results driven and customer focused. * Ability to work with tight deadlines. * Proficient in basic PC software. The successful candidate for this position will not only be rewarded with an excellent salary package including a car allowance, bonus, contributory pension and life assurance but also with an opportunity to work with one of the most successful retailers & brands on the UK high-street. If you think that you are a fit for this position, please send us your CV. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.