Home Jobs in UAE Jobs in Dubai Product Manager Jobs in Dubai Product Manager

Product Manager - Sanitaryware Industry

Synergy Consultants

Posted on August 10, 2018

7 - 10 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Bachelor of Business Administration(Management). Any Nationality

Opening 01

Job Description

EMAIL JOB
Email sent successfully.

Main Purpose of the Role
Manages the local product portfolio including identifying innovation & renovation needs, managing cluster LCM/BFS projects through IMF, driving price and mix opportunities to ensure profitable and sustainable growth, leading commercialization in market & maintaining alignment with brand and category strategy.
Scope: South Asia (Cluster)
Business Type: B2B
Direct Reports: None
Reports To: Head Marketing
Role Accountabilities
Portfolio Management & Optimization
- Manages the P&L for assigned product categories to maximize profitable growth
- Defines pricing plan based on Regional pricing strategy, sets prices for all markets in the Cluster and manages price increases for assigned product categories; Approves pricing discounts / deals and monitors value equation competitiveness and adjusts appropriately to deliver sales and profit targets
- Feeds Central & Regional Brand Marketing with local market needs to ensure the development & delivery of a competitive SKU portfolio by market segment & channel
- Partners with Central & Regional Brand Marketing to complete portfolio mapping and execute SKU optimization strategies in line with Brand Foundation Tools
- Partners with Regional & Central Brand Marketing to adapt Category & Brand Foundations, product claims & sales tools from Explode Growth Markets and manage local legal approval (where appropriate) for assigned product categories
- Partners with Customer Marketing to align Reasons To Believe (RTB- s) for product solutions with Commercial Programs
- Supports Regional Regulatory team with market specific information for assigned product categories
Innovation / Renovation / BFS / Product Changes
- Partners with Regional & Central Brand Marketing to adopt innovation projects from Explode Growth markets
- Partners with Regional & Central Brand Marketing to manage single Cluster renovation / LCM / BFS projects from kick-off to execution for assigned product categories
- Where the Cluster is the lead market for an innovation/renovation/BFS/LCM project, partners with Regional & Central Brand Teams throughout the IMF process for assigned product categories
- Partners with Country Marketing, Sales Team & Supply Chain, develop ongoing product forecasts & launch volumes for new products for assigned product categories
Commercialization
- Partners with Country, Customer & Channel Marketing team members to lead the development & execution of detailed product commercialization plans for innovation, renovation, BFS & LCM projects for the Cluster
- Partner with Sales Capability / Effectiveness & the Regional Brand Team to build capability of sales organization in assigned product categories to improve sales closure rates
- Partners with Channel Marketing & Sales team to define channel marketing plan per market, including launch plans for innovation, renovation & product changes
Standard Work
- Provides marketing support to the Sales Organization including tender support, promotional requests, datasheet requirements, price increase support, out of stock communications
- Manages product data & maintain accuracy in the PIM system for locally sourced products within assigned product categories; lead the creation of new codes in SAP system for local SKUs and the extensions of new codes in SAP system
- Partners with Central Digital Operations team to adapt & execute digital sales tools, websites, SEO/SEM etc.
- Leverages marketing content available in the Digital Asset Management System (DAM) where possible; where unique content is created, ensure it is uploaded & maintained in the DAM System
- Leads the translation and activation of the Brand Identity Guidelines for the Cluster
- Monitors performance of marketing programs (ROI) and adjusts accordingly
- Manages assigned marketing budget within CFI- s
- Actively visits customers and channel partners to capture insights and check and adjust marketing programs
- Acts as a member of the Brand Management Community of Practice to share & learn best practices


Product Development / Product Management

Desired Candidate Profile

Education & Experience
Essential:
- Bachelor Degree, in business-related discipline
- 7-10 years of experience in marketing / brand management roles with a demonstrated track record of achievement and growth in leadership behavior
- P&L management
- Resolving complex problems and translating to business opportunities
- Product & technology development and working with R&D, Manufacturing & Product Supply
- Managing & successfully influencing complex stakeholder relationships
Preferred:
- Masters / MBA with concentration in Marketing
- Experience in a B2B environment
Commercial / Functional Skills
- Strong business & organizational acumen - understanding of market dynamics, P&L management & commercial mindset etc.
- Product & portfolio management including managing projects through gate processes
- Strong understanding of brand foundational tools
- Strong analytics skills
- Able to make tough, informed decisions quickly to keep performance on track
- Able to navigate and perform in ambiguous circumstances
- Demonstrated contagious positive energy to influence, inspire & drive results
English language proficiency
Education-
UG: B.B.A / B.M.S - Management
PG: Any Postgraduate - Any Specialization
Doctorate: Doctorate Not Required

Keywords

Brand management Product management SEO Media planning SEM Analytics Marketing support SAP Supply chain Marketing budget

REPORT THIS JOB

Disclaimer: Naukrigulf.com is only a platform to bring jobseekers & employers together. Applicants are advised to research the bonafides of the prospective employer independently. We do NOT endorse any requests for money payments and strictly advice against sharing personal or bank related information.We also recommend you visit Security Advice for more information. If you suspect any fraud or malpractice, email us at abuse@naukrigulf.com

Synergy Consultants


View Contact Details
Additional Information Required

Employer has requested some additional information along with your application for this job

Login to Naukrigulf

Continue using

All your activity will remain private

or