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HEAD OF UK MARKETING

Reference:
VAC-22
Sectors:
FMCG
Salary:
Salary negotiable
Town/City:
South East
Contract Type:
Permanent

Description

HEAD OF UK MARKETING GLOBAL FMCG GROUP

Organisation
Our client is a £25 billion global fmcg organisation that strives for sustainable growth in profit, volume and market share, and aims to be the best consumer products company in the world. They build sales and set standards for consumer excitement in their market by continually upgrading and launching new products and brands. Their approach to advertising and distribution is often groundbreaking. The market in which they operate is dynamic, experiencing significant growth and driven by innovation.

Philosophy/Culture
The company is a genuinely entrepreneurial business. This emanates from a style that attracts individuals who enjoy the freedom to fully explore their roles. Because the business is staffed by fewer but able people, capable individuals are given senior roles and their personal contribution are easily measured and rewarded. Cross-divisional and cross-functional moves are frequent and proactively encouraged.

The Role
The incumbent is responsible for supporting the Country front-line in the achievement of the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) via maximising local consumer preference for our client’s brands. This will include: the definition of Market Unit priorities within the Business Unit strategic framework, leading the development of local marketing plans & strategies, and supporting the execution of Best Practice tools to build sustainable functional capability.

Skills
• Consumer orientation
• Operating experience/Profit & Loss exposure
• Significant brand management experience in a blue-chip fmcg environment
• Agency management experience

Competencies
• Exceptional negotiating skills
• Intellectual curiosity
• Team leadership and alignment
• Drive for results
• Self-confidence
• Analytical Thinking
• Ability to persuade others
• Integrity
Organisation impact
• Ability to think outside of the box

Rewards
• Opportunities to succeed and for career advancement are high. Upper quartile remuneration package for outstanding individuals.