You have experience of marketing in high performing businesses and managing multiple categories and/or brands. Now you are ready to develop your career in a business that will make the most of your talents and develop your skills. That business is AkzoNobel. Home to world class products, including the Dulux, Sikkens and Cuprinol, we are recognised the world over for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering market leading products. We are a company that will encourage your input, welcome your ideas and act on them. We are now recruiting a Brand Manager to take responsibility for the delivery of a range of brand programmes for our Cuprinol, Polycell and Hammerite products sold in Domestic Sector.
As Brand Manager you own and lead brand and product management. This will involve being the go to resident expert in your portfolio, knowing your numbers and ensuring we have the right products to enable our consumers to get the brilliant results they expect from the brand leader. Your remit will include implementing existing and new product development as well as creating compelling brand activation programmes and innovation launches. You will also support the development of annual brand plans and manage A&P spend. You will partner with agencies to define, create and deliver outstanding marketing communication plans too. Important will be the ability to collaborate across the business to bring our experience and expertise together to ensure first class development and execution of our marketing plans.
Of graduate calibre you will have experience of marketing in high performing businesses and of managing multiple categories and/or brands. You will have implemented Brand planning and marketing programmes, developed and implemented brand/communications plans and managed external agencies to produce great work. You will also have experience in leading an NPD project from creation through to launch.
Comfortable working within a matrix organisation structure, you will possess excellent project management, analytical and interpersonal skills. Results driven, you are a champion of the consumer and are an effective communicator who excels at multi-tasking and is familiar with managing budgets.
Experience gained working within FMCG, Retail or DIY industries would be an advantage.
We are a leading global paints and coatings company, supplying market-leading brands and products to industries and consumers around the world. Our paints activities are focused on the Buildings and Infrastructure end-user segment, while our coatings protect, colour and enhance everything from ships, cars, aircraft and architectural components to consumer goods (mobile devices, appliances, beverage cans and furniture), wind turbines and oil and gas facilities.
At AkzoNobel, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be a Brand Manager in a business that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop, please visit our website via the link.
Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.