Baileys Job Vacancies in Lagos for Brand Manager July, 2014
To represent the Baileys and other associated brands plan in Nigeria
Implement and be accountable for execution of the Baileys Trademark GAME Plan to achieve or exceed targeted Net Sales Value (NSV), market share and volume objectives for Diageo Brands Nigeria (DBN) while managing Advertising & Promotions (A&P).
Continually identify and quantify new growth opportunities for the portfolio based on consumer insights
Work closely with the General Manager – DBN and Marketing Manager – Spirits & Ready to Drink (RTD) to grow the portfolio opportunities for DBN.
To make Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur a household name and one of the most accessible Spirits brands in Nigeria.
Identify and resolve issues around current brand performance.
Management and accountability for implementation of A&P spend efficiencies and evaluation across all brand activities.
Negotiate cost of 3rd Party Goods & Services suppliers with Procurement.
Develops & executes plans against strategic growth opportunities.
Maintains business critical controls & compliance documentation rigorously to ensure complete transparency across the Portfolio.
Leadership and Functional Responsibilities
Work with the DBN General Manager & Marketing Director, Nigeria to set the Nigeria Destination 2017 strategy on the Baileys Trademark.
Manage the delivery of the Fiscal Year 15 AOP for Baileys through excellent execution of GAME Plans & Activities.
Support DBN General Manager as required in managing route to market challenges for Spirits in Nigeria including pricing, COGS etc.
Work with the in – market teams & commercial managers to turn the brand plans into “executable” commercial plans and assist with the development of missing growth drivers.
Ensure close up front analysis with other African team members & Baileys GBT on Liqueur Category insights & how to approach building the trademark & or category in a new to world market.
Understand the impact and action plan vs key competitors in Cream Liqueurs
The successful candidate will have a proven record of the following:
·Consumer Insights- Identifies issues & ensures consumer insights are applied
·Commerciality – Uses performance measurement & sound financial management.
Excellence in Execution –Delivers high quality results consistently
Top 3 Accountabilities
Assist and support the General Manager DBN and Marketing Manager Spirits to deliver the AOP growth aspirations in Fiscal year 15 and beyond.
Support Spirits Brand growth with Marketing Manager by implementing the code for growth for Scotch.
Lead the development & commercial implementation of annual Game Plan including expansion of current s.k.u range to additional Trademarks.
Qualifications and Experience Required
University degree in marketing / business or other related discipline. Postgraduate Qualifications an advantage
Proven ability to work under own initiative / pro-activity
7-10 years Brand and Trade marketing experience of which there must be min 1-2 years experience in Spirits category.
Developing or Experienced level on Marketing Functional capabilities
Can demonstrate excellent Commercial judgement & acumen.
Is an open & enthusiastic learner
Is experienced at managing key stakeholders nationally & internationally.
Extensive experience of Below The Line & experiential strategy development and implementation working with 3rd party agencies.
Budget & cost control management
Flexible Working Options
Lagos based with some travels within/ outside Nigeria