GBfoods Africa Vacancies 2019 – Jobs in Ghana
Enjoying together around good food” defines the essence of GBfoods. Today, with a turnover of around 1 billion euros and a team of 2400 employees, the Group is present in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, CIS Republics, in 30 countries in Africa and the Middle East.
Since its launch, more than 40 years ago in Africa, Jumbo has become the leading brand, strongly integrated into the local culinary heritage. Today, Jumbo is a well-loved brand reputed as a friend and a partner to women in their efforts to nurture happy and healthy families. Every year 4 billion Jumbo cubes are consumed throughout the African continent.
Job Title: Marketing Manager
Gino provides a wide range of quality products to African families: tomato paste and mix, seasonings, pasta and rice among other products.
Reporting to the General Manager of the Business Unit, the Marketing Manager will be responsible for directing and coordinating the development of the strategies and policies of Marketing, in accordance with the strategy of GBfoods to contribute to the targets of growth and profitability of the company, as well as to construct solid and competitive brands for the future, providing them with functional and emotional content.
-To direct and to coordinate the making and integration of the Plans of Marketing of the products under his/her responsibility to guarantee the coherence of these with the strategic targets of each brand.
-To direct and to coordinate the making (preparation) of the operative plans that stem from the Plans of Marketing, as well as to realize a pursuit of its implementation, to assure its fulfilment and its correct development.
-Identify the strengths to help the core business grow and being a relevant player against competitors
-To realize the analysis and pursuit of the evolution of the market to identify its tendencies and to evaluate the possibility of tackling new projects.
-To define the strategic lines of communication, as well as to coordinate the proposals and actions that stem, to provide a frame adapted to the developed actions and to assure his coherence with the targets of creation and feeding of the marks.
-To impel, to develop and to coordinate the making of proposals of innovation and development of new products, as well as to try its materialization, to assure the targets of competitiveness of the company on the market.
-To propose the budget and to realize a pursuit of the account of results of the products under his responsibility, to detect deviations and to tackle the corrective actions that are necessary, and to look for opportunities in the different projects developed with other areas of the company.
-To participate in the development of strategic Plans with Africa regional team from the perspective of the totality of the products under his/her responsibility, to establish a frame of reference to the activity of Marketing in the long term.
-Strong Marketing background in a FMCG company (at least 10 years)
-Business Administration/Marketing degree
-Fluent in French and English
-Excellent communication skills
-Good people management skills
-Highly business oriented
-Very good team player