Senior Brand Manager
Consultant Sindy Ward
Date posted 10 April 2017
Fantastic opportunity to stamp your mark at a leading Kiwi manufactuer reinventing the health and personal care market. You'll take charge, driving growth and setting the strategic direction of three popular NZ brands - Only Good, Health Basics and Skin & Tonic.
Join API Consumer Brands, a leading NZ manufacturer and marketer of personal care products and pharmaceuticals. You will manage an exciting portfolio which includes top brands like Only Good, Health Basics and Skin & Tonic. With a strong heritage, API exports many of its brands around the globe while continuing to manufacture right here in New Zealand.
About the role:
Reporting to the Head of Sales and Marketing - Personal Care, this role offers an experienced senior brand manager the opportunity to take leadership of three fantastic brands Only Good, Health Basics and Skin & Tonic. Develop and implement insight-driven strategic and tactical initiatives to meet consumer/customer needs better than the competition, in a profitable way.
The role has ownership of the full mix marketing from liaising with R&D to create and innovate, NPD process right through to customer and consumer communications. This role will also work closely with Key Account Managers to ensure agreed timelines and financial objectives are met.
- 7-10 years strong FMCG experience in brand management in a manufacturing business
- Experience working closely with R&D departments for formulations and packaging solutions
- Broad media and communications experience including above and below the line activities
- Good analytical skillset, including scan data and P&Ls
- Strategic mindset and proven project management skills
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and negotiation skills
- Strong relationship building skills
Focused on delivering high-quality products, API Consumer Brands is all about innovation and development, particularly in international markets with their export focus this year. Be part of their great team and on-going vision that they are “Enriching lives as the most inspirational choice for health, beauty and wellbeing”. http://www.api.net.nz/
All external applications for this position through API will be redirected to Robert Walters for selection. Robert Walters' reviews all CV's manually and you will be contacted if your skills and experience meet the requirements of this position.
Robert Walters endeavours to review all applications in a maximum of five working days. If you have not received correspondence within this timeframe please do not hesitate to contact Sindy Ward on 09 374 7328.