Associate Manager, Marketing Commercialization
SC Johnson
Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
3d ago

The purpose of this role is to drive the profitably growth of key product portfolio’s by leading the best-in-class marketing execution activities to build brand equity and ensuring continued local consumer satisfaction, of the brands for the Africa Cluster.

The position reports directly to the Manager, Marketing Commercialization.

SC Johnson is a fifth-generation family company built on a spirit of adventure and winning the right way. We have been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building top brands such as Pledge®,Duck®, Mr.

Muscle®,Raid®, Glade®, Kiwi®, OFF!®, Ziploc® and more, in virtually every country. Through these household names, we are making a positive difference to the world around us.

But we only succeed with the combined vitality and strength of our 13,000 people who we truly value and support in their pursuit of individual and shared goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborating with Platform (Global Office) on globally agreed brand strategies
  • Leveraging new products and communication assets from Platform
  • Creation of local country growth plans and execution of those plans in collaboration with the Global Agency hubs and Sales team
  • Controls and manages brand budgets
  • Monitor and analyse competitive activity
  • Manage the commercialization of new product introductions
  • REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • B. Comm. Honours Marketing / Business Management
  • Min. 6 years Marketing experience in an FMCG environment (preferably with a Multi-national company)
  • Ability to translate business strategy into in-market executions that resonate with local consumers
  • Ability to partner with the company’s agencies to adapt Global toolkits and integrated multi-channel communication assets and turn them into locally relevant executions that builds brand equity and connects with the target consumer
  • Have sound business analytics to define root cause from data (market and P&L), translate into insights and convert that knowledge into timely and actionable decisions and plans
  • Ability to manage budgets and analyse brand financials to identify risks and / or opportunities toward growth targets and lead the development of plans to mitigate or capitalize on such risks or opportunities
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to navigate through a matrix resource structure
  • High EQ in terms of cross functional collaboration and leading teams through times of uncertainty and ambiguity
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver against multiple deadlines
  • Together, we are creating a better future for the planet, for future generations and for every SCJ team member. Come join us and make an impact through iconic global brands.

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