FMCG Product Manager

Ref No. CLGDJ300013768
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Develop plans and execute projects to support both the short and long-term marketing strategy for a dedicated brand portfolio.


Marketing, Product Manager, Brand Manager, FMCG, planning

The Job

  • Completed relevant Bachelor / Master Degree or equivalent
  • 2-3 + years of brand marketing experience within a FMCG company
  • Team player with drive and effective communication skills who is willing to learn and grow into a senior position
  • Very good analytical, logical and conceptual capabilities
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)

Detailed Job description:

  • Brand planning and execution in conjunction with line manager
  • Translate international guidelines into a local strategy and develop 3+ year marketing vision and plan for your dedicated brand portfolio.
  • Develop, implement and monitor strong (and smart) plans and create excitement around the brands.
  • Do trade visits and conduct consumer research as needed to build consumer knowledge and to support decision making process.
  • Partner with Trade Marketing and Key Account Management to bring initiatives into stores and to guarantee aligned campaign look and feel.
  • Presentations to key stakeholders on new projects / product lines / marketing initiatives in order to get buy in and commitment.
  • Management of product P&L's in conjunction with line manager
  • Take ownership of the product P&L's to meet growth and profit targets
  • Drive your dedicated brand portfolio by evaluating, developing and recommending new product and marketing initiatives based on consumer and customer insights
  • Develop new aspects to the product line with focus on product profitability
  • Work in conjunction with the Trade Marketing, Controlling and Key Account teams to analyze business results and to translate the brand strategy into customer marketing objectives and commercial strategies.
  • Generate market insights and screen international marketing plans to identify new growth opportunities for South African business


  • Work and lead within a highly motivated Marketing Team and in cross-functional teams to leverage business potential and to help improve processes for Client
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with good communication, negotiation and project management skills
  • Confident, assertive self-starter with a drive for results and highly motivated to deliver over expectations
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines with attention to detail
  • Ideas and solutions driven
  • Strategic thinking ability and sharp analytic and data interpretation skills
  • Solid financial and commercial/sales acumen
  • Organized and with attention to accuracy. Ability to plan, manage and lead multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong formal presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team to foster collaboration in a fast-paced environment

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