Unilever Nigeria Plc Category Manager - Oral Jobs

Unilever Nigeria Plc Category Manager - Oral Jobs

Background & Purpose of the Job

  • Manage and grow the Oral care category through category-driven activation, renovation of current core portfolio and brilliant implementation of New Products Distribution (NPD) platforms.

  • Achieve category share and profitable Net Proceeds of Sales (NPS)/profit growth targets through translation of category & marketing plans into market-implementation and customer plans (with potential for tailor-made activities).

  • Champion the consumer needs and category passion within the overall business.

  • Champion competitive behaviour and mindset throughout the business and translate it into targeted marketing activities to grow category share.

  • Deliver market- and customer-knowledge driven input into innovation platform projects and brand planning to ensure requirements of brands will be met in the future.

  • Lead market implementation of those platforms and develop world-class activation mix.

    Who You Are & What You’ll Do

  • Development of a share-growth-oriented marketing & category plan that seizes opportunities in product renovation, pricing strategy, competitor activities, customer/channel (e.g. convenience format, discounter) specific needs etc.

  • Represent product (insights), category strategy and product quality requirements on the cross-functional discounter team

  • Develop & lead implementation of activation platforms and ideas based on the category vision plan working with communication teams and agencies for Public Relations (PR) and Below The Line (BTL) for the category.

  • Translate marketing & category plan into a business framework and optimise commercial opportunities (identify threats). Feed into monthly, quarterly and annual planning processes.

  • Develop and implement 12-18 month portfolio roadmap including product range & quality, brand build, value delivery for consumers, pricing & affordability, range extension.

  • Proactively feed market, category and customer requirements into platform innovation projects.

  • Champion optimal
    launch of innovation platform.

  • Work with communication team to ensure single message is created in line with the category building communication plan, consistent with category needs.

  • Monitor and review effectiveness of innovation and renovation programme to inform future plans.

  • Ensure continued focus on and support of innovation platforms once launched

    What You'll Need To Succeed

  • Minimum of three (3) to five (3) years relevant experience as a category manager in a Fast-Moving-Consumer Goods (FMCG) environment and/or marketing exposure is essential.

  • Business Management and Category development experience will be an added advantage.

  • Category Management

  • Information Management

  • Marketing

  • Business strategy and formulation

  • Business Planning and implementation

  • Project Management

  • Change Management

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Unilever Nigeria Plc Category Manager - Oral Jobs

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