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Author Topic: Consumer & Trade Activation Supervisor at Japan Tobacco International (JTI)  (Read 801 times)

Offline Yakub Oloyede

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Japan Tobacco International (JTI) is a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies. Our 45,000 people come from all over the world, representing more than 100 nationalities. We market world-renowned brands in more than 130 countries with 409 offices, 29 factories, and 8 research & development centers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Consumer & Trade Activation Supervisor

Job ID: 41821
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Professional area: Marketing
Contract type: Permanent
Professional level: Experienced

Position Purpose
We are looking for a Consumer & Trade Activation Supervisor to be responsible for the assigned markets/projects to:

✅ Participate pro-actively in Brand management & New Product Development initiatives
✅ Develop and implement effective branded Consumer & Trade programs focused on achieving SOM objectives as well as other KPIs
✅ Ensure timely and accurate admin support (budget planning & control, reporting) to the West Africa organization
✅ The incumbent will report directly to the Marketing Director West Africa and transversally to the Marketing Manager West Africa.

Main Areas of Responsibility
Brand Management:

✅ Contribute actively to the New Product Development briefing, involving close collaboration with R&D and Global Supply Chain departments to ensure timely development
✅ Liaise closely with Legal and Corporate Affairs teams to ensure that all Marketing & Trade programs and initiatives are compliant with JTI Global Marketing Standards and the Markets regulation.
✅ Assist the Marketing Manager West Africa in developing Strategies and plans for the assigned brands
✅ Support the Marketing Manager in stewardship of the largest local brand
✅ Ensure that all brand portfolio strategies are executed within global guidelines by working in close collaboration with HQ Brand Groups

Branded Consumer Activation & Communication:

✅ Develop consumer programs for the assigned markets and coordinate their timely implementation:
✅ Create and manage consumer promotional initiatives within brand guidelines
✅ Plan and develop consumer activities across all channels and touch points
✅ Measure performance and recommend corrective actions

Branded Trade Activation & Communication:

✅ Develop branded Trade activities influencing awareness and equity for the assigned markets and coordinate their timely implementation:
✅ Trade and channel prioritization
✅ Category, shelf, merchandising, POPM
✅ Branded trade promotional initiatives
✅ Measure performance and recommend corrective actions for the branded Initiatives
✅ Brand KPI’s: Numerical Distribution, Weighted Distribution
Portfolio prioritization

Budget Planning & Control:

✅ Manage multiple marketing agencies and international suppliers on a timely and cost effective manner, ensuring compliance with JTI standards in terms of purchase & payment procedures
✅ Monitor Marketing budget utilization, tracking actuals spending and monthly phasing vs plan
✅ Support Global Indirect Procurement team on any vendor and/or budget reporting requirement
✅ Manage the Purchase requisition process, from timely & accurate preparation of the requisition to confirmation of the payment to the vendor, ensuring proper documentation as per JTI standards


✅ Contribute actively to the preparation of:
✅ Regular reports & business presentations (e.g.: brand boards, monthly in market sales reports, business cases, performance analysis, Annual plans, Business Reviews)
✅ Any other types of tasks as they arise and upon manager’s request

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

✅ University degree or equivalent
✅ Excellent knowledge of the English language
✅ Knowledge of French is a plus.
✅ Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools & understanding of SAP application is required.
✅ Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Sales, Marketing or Administration, preferably within an FMCG environment.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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