Global Marketing Director AMA Dermocosmetic GIL - Open to flexibility

Location
London (Greater), Middlesex
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
16 Dec 2016
Closes
16 Jan 2017
Ref
WD100656
Contract Type
Permanent

Global Marketing Director AMA Dermocosmetic GIL - Open to flexibility

Basic qualifications: 

  • Science based marketing experience
  • Proven track record of commercial success in a LOC marketing role or above country role.
  • Performance driven and strong project management skills with a high level of pro activity.  
  • Capacity to network effectively and build strong relationships across different countries and cultures.
  • High strategic and analytical capabilities.  Good communication skills.
  • High level of English skills – verbally and in writing.

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Category/international/Asia experience in skin care marketing
  • Track record of contributions to the strategic planning process, ideally at both a category and brand level
  • Significant proven track record of driving brand growth 
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and deploy powerful insights that drive growth
  • World class brand, category or portfolio management experience including: 
  1. Proven ability to provides strategic guidance on portfolio complexity, amplification, investment choices, innovation and planning
  2. Proven ability to provide recommendation of intervention & opportunity plans via on-going assessment of in-yr category/brand business performance in region in collaboration with Areas
  3. Ability to collaborate with Areas to ensure category strategies, innovation pipeline,  toolkits  are being leveraged effectively to maximize commercial & media plans
  4. Proven delivery of flawless launches across markets
  5. Demonstrated ability to implement consistent brand assets across markets and through all consumer touch points
  • Proven P&L/budget management, budget responsibility, pricing and COG’s strategy development
  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects with successful outcome
  • Exceptional communication (verbal & written) and influencing skills
  • Ability to lead within a matrix organization, integrating complex multifunctional efforts crossing multiple business areas
  • Experience in emerging consumer class markets or other emerging economies will be highly preferred
  • Experience in leading business growth in complex regulatory environments
  • Knowledge of the category’s key markets

Details: 

The role requires the ability to solve complex problems at a strategic & global level. Care must be given to ensure that strategies are business enhancing across a wide diversity of markets consisting of multiple brands at various stages within the product lifecycle. 
The candidate will support the GBL as follows:
Category & Brands
Commercial Execution

  • Work with markets to deliver net sales and market share growth in line 3-1 plan.
  • Optimize elements of the P&L to enhance category performance
  • Contribute expert and shopper knowledge in to the category and brand growth plan. Work with Expert Director to increase recommendation rates. Work with Shopper Director to drive in-store activation to win in pharmacy.
  • Provides strategic guidance to category on ‘WTP and HTW’ on Area choices, portfolio complexity, amplification, investment choices, innovation and planning
  • Recommendation of intervention & opportunity plans via on-going assessment of in-yr category/brand business performance in region in collaboration with Areas
  • Category owner of optimizing Area MAP, Comms planning process, A&P, BIC share & reapply, in-year launch plans while providing key region inputs when collaborating with GBLs for 3-1, BCs, innovation & CI ideas
  • Collaborating with Areas to ensure category strategies, innovation pipeline,  toolkits  are being leveraged effectively to maximize commercial & media plans
  • Key point of contact of the category in the region for operational and day to day Area issues or opportunities while acting as key link for Areas to the Global Commercial or PMB (local expansion) teams. 

Supply Chain 

  • Work with supply chain partners to optimize gross margins and cog’s
  • Work with supply chain to manage out-of-stock issues and long term supply strategy
     

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