Assistant Manager, Marketing Services & Category Activation

January 4, 2023

Job Description

  • Lagos

PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc

PZ Cussons is a dynamic consumer products group and innovator of some of the world's best known and loved brands. Calling on over 130 years of expertise, we operate internationally in carefully selected developed and emerging markets that present the greatest strategic potential for future growth. Our world-class supply chain and distribution networks enable us to meet our global consumer needs and deliver quality brands that add value and enhance everyday lives.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Assistant Manager, Marketing Services & Category Activation
Job Requisition ID: JR000682
Location: Lagos
Job Description

Monitoring and monthly reporting of Marketing M&C spend to ensure compliance to budget
Weekly reporting of M&C spend to the LT
Liaise with Procurement Team for timely raising of POs
Timely reporting and submission of Marketing M&C monthly spend to Finance on/before the last day of each Period

Monitoring and Tracking of Media Campaigns:

Monthly tracking and monitoring of Brands to ensure compliance of minimum of 90%
Reconciliation of Media Campaigns within 5 days after 30 days period given for back checks on report
Ensure payments are made in line with compliance level of at least 90%
Ensure monthly compliance with Third Party Monitoring Agency reports                                                                               
Certify the Third Party Monitoring Agency report is shared at the end of each month

Third Party Management:

Raising of Purchase Requisitions (PRs) and follow up on Purchase Orders (POs) raising with
Procurement within one week of PR raising
Liaise with Finance in order to make sure vendors get paid as at when due in line with payment terms stated on Purchase Order
Liaise with Procurement Team on registration of new Vendors and reactivation of blocked Vendors for new activity
Keeping record of Service Level Agreements (SLAs), Contract Agreements and other agreement documents for audit purpose

Monitoring and Tracking of Brand Activations (New Categories):

Prepare Online and Offline Activation Briefs to be shared with Agencies
Monitor and coordinate execution, tracking and reporting of all activation activities as planned on a weekly basis
Liaise with Sales Team for effective activation on the field
Weekly tracking of Activations to ensure minimum of 90% compliance with planned objectives
Weekly reporting of Activations to the Marketing Team and LT
Ensure payment is made in line with percentage achieved
Reconcile online and offline Activation execution with Agency with minimum of 90% compliance level within a week of activation completion
Conduct Market Visits for insight generations

Support Services for Brand and Business Development:

Support NAPP Process: Compilation and circulation of NAPP 6 Box summary & Action points within 72 hours, follow up with action owners for closure
Support Consumer study sessions for Innovation and Test & Learn Process to guide Business decision on New/Existing Categories
Provide support during Marketing Research Process: Participate in Brief development and Summary of Insight to Business, follow up with Agency during Fieldwork, Reporting and Feedback process
Support E-commerce Business Transformation agenda

Qualifications

First Degree in Social, Human and or Behavioural Sciences or any other related discipline 

Experience:

2 – 5 years work experience in a similar role with a large organization
Excellent and demonstrable negotiation / organization skills
Excellent Analytical skills with strong attention to details
Excellent Microsoft Suite Skills – Microsoft Word, Excel and Power-point

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit pzcussons.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com.

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