£45,000 pro rata
Brand Manager to support our client AkzoNobel, a leading global paints and Coatings Company and a major producer of speciality chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. They operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. They are also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means their sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day.
As a Brand Manager you will sit in the product & portfolio team and support the Senior Marketing Manager. You will support in the delivery of the applicable product and portfolio plans aligned to the overall product & portfolio plan. This role will work collaboratively with the rest of the product & portfolio team as well as interdependent marketing teams and functions both locally and globally.
You will have ongoing management of the Product Portfolio including identification of portfolio gaps, ensuring a clear trade up architecture, the development of a 3 Year NPD Roadmap and lifecycle management of all products within Portfolio. You will also act as brand lead for Switch with Global Marketing, Sustainability, Communication/Category Teams and Sales to ensure continuity across all aspects of the brand.
The ideal candidate will be educated to Bachelor's degree, have exposure to Marketing in a high performing business and in managing multiple categories and or brands. You will have experience at a junior level in an FMCG or OTC company. You will also have experience in managing cross functional groups and have strong project managements / analytical skills.