Heavyweight Brand Manager – OTC/FMCG

Location
Reading, Berkshire
Salary
c.£50K-£60K + Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted
07 Jun 2019
Closes
05 Jul 2019
Ref
TL884922
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Heavyweight Brand Manager – OTC/FMCG
c.£50K-£60K + Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Reading, Berks
TL884922

Exceptional opportunity for smart, commercially savvy FMCG or OTC brand manager

Head west of London for this exciting opportunity to drive this well-known OTC brand in the dynamic and busy consumer healthcare market.  In this key role, you’ll be responsible for driving brand growth for one of the company’s priority brands, using your skills, intellect and consumer & market insight to shape and design the annual brand plan and ensure effective implementation of marketing initiatives in the UK and Ireland, in line with global and local market category strategies.  You’ll also be closely involved in strategic projects including innovation and brand development in a business that is truly committed to moving forward at a pace and bringing in the highest calibre of people to support its growth. If you are looking for a truly stretching brand challenge, call us now for more details.  Your responsibilities will also include:

  • Acting as brand champion to share learnings and success with local and global teams, monitoring and influencing sales performance, market share, digital and innovation KPIs to accelerate business success. 
  • Developing integrated comms campaigns, building strategic partnerships with agency partners to drive best-in-class, 360-degree, cohesive campaigns. 
  • Owning and driving the development of the innovation pipeline in close collaboration with local, regional and global stakeholders.

Our ideal candidate 
Commercial savvy, curiosity, brand passion and a classic training in a leading FMCG or OTC Healthcare environment is key for this challenging role, working at a local or regional/global level.  You will have gained broad exposure across the mix with a track record of driving brand growth via smart strategic thinking, consumer-driven brand planning, brand innovation and creative A&P activity with real consumer impact.  A real passion for marketing and brands goes without saying – we are looking for someone who can use their skills, energies and excellent communication skills to bring new ideas and add value to everything they look after, building robust business cases based on consumer, shopper and market data, and influencing cross-functionally to energise teams across the business.  This is a role for someone who can adapt to a fast pace and grow in a continuously changing environment.

Our client is a global player in the healthcare market with huge ambitions to expand its footprint, embracing transformative technologies that make a difference to consumers across the world.  It is committed to best practice and offers a generous benefits package with a commitment to helping its employees have a healthy work-life balance throughout their career with the company.

If you are excited by this challenge, talk to us now.  This is an excellent opportunity to bring your skills, experience and flair to an exciting and challenging role with excellent career development opportunities.  A role where you are instrumental in creating best practice and growing your skillset with a dynamic, ambitious global organisation.  Contact: Adam Tarsh at adam@tarshpartnership.co.uk


 

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