Senior Brand Manager - Interim

The Tarsh Partnership
Slough, Berkshire
To £55,000 pro rata
25 May 2018
22 Jun 2018
Job Discipline
Brand & Product
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Brand Manager – Interim

Consumer Goods

West London

To £55,000 plus benefits


We’re looking for an experienced Senior Brand Manager with FMCG or Consumer Goods experience to step into this exciting maternity cover role for a period of 6-9 months The role

This is a key role in the Consumer Brand team with responsibility for managing and leading a brand portfolio. You will set strategic direction, support the team across different projects and work with cross functional teams to deliver the annual plan.

Priority Objectives:

  • Delivery of the annual business plan
  • Development and delivery of annual brand plan alongside the Senior Marketing Manager
  • Prioritise and drive key initiatives to ensure brilliant execution across the business
  • Clearly brief the comms and activation team to enable a compelling communication plan to be executed across physical and digital worlds as one customer journey
  • Work in partnership with Customer Marketing and commercial teams to deliver against targets
  • Lead, motivate and coach direct reports to create a highly effective culture


  • Day to day portfolio management to ensure delivery of 2018 targets
  • P&L and A&P management for relevant areas of the portfolio
  • Portfolio strategy and prioritization
  • Short term delivery for 2019
  • Act as marketing contact for key customer initiatives
  • Project management of key projects
  • Team leadership and ad hoc support for the brand team

Education & Experience

  • Educated to BA/BSc degree level or equivalent
  • BM/SBM level marketing experience in high performing businesses (FMCG, Retail or DIY)
  • Cross functional/market experience (Customer Marketing, Sales, Innovation, Insight, Global)

Marketing Competencies:

  • Brand planning and marketing programme execution
  • P&L Management
  • Proven ability to influence across the marketing function and wider organisation
  • Experience in development and implementation of brand/communications plan
  • Champion of consumer/customer insight as the foundation to marketing activities

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proven project management and analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrate creativity and effectiveness in development and execution of marketing programmes
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong time and project schedule management skills required to consistently meet deadlines

Company Profile

Leading major international global consumer goods company with a portfolio of well- known brands.

The Tarsh Partnership is committed to finding the right roles for talented candidates. We are a leading name in marketing recruitment with extensive marketing and recruitment experience working with brand management, communications, category management, customer marketing, brand consulting and insight/research specialists across a wide range of industry sectors.  If you would like to discuss this role, or any other roles that might be suitable, please apply.

If you don’t feel this role is quite right for you but think you know someone who might be suitable do please pass this advert on. We do offer a recommend a friend scheme and you could receive £200 of John Lewis vouchers should your recommended friend be offered and accept the role.

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