Assistant Customer & Channel Development Manager International FMCG Company

Job Description

  1. Background & Purpose of the Job
We are hiring a Assistant Customer & Channel Development Manager to support for all categories.
As shopping behaviors change in the marketplace, so too will channel strategies. We MUST follow the consumer. This is a unique opportunity to drive profitable growth in traditional markets, while future proofing our portfolio to drive market share in emerging channels.
Join Customer & Channel Development (CCD) for an opportunity to partner with cross functional teams & retail partners to drive go-to-market strategies for Company products & innovation!

Responsibilities :

Who You Are & What You'll Do
You are the key liaison between Customer Development and Brand/Supply Chain/ Finance/ Insights. You will lead the development & deployment of a channel strategy for current and new brands and drive profitable growth. By working cross functionally, you will deliver the trade category toolkit, which outlines a 6P strategy for each brand:
Customer Facing Category Strategy
National Pricing & Promotional Guidelines 
Promotional Calendar - drive periods
P&L responsibility
Yearl&Quarterly&Monthly Forecasting

You will manage category trade budget, monthly MRF releases (forecast), cross-channel pack/pricing strategy, drive men's grooming strategy and NCAA tentpole execution.
You're a born leader: You have a voice and drive engagement. You can leverage a team to achieve results.
You're a strategy guru: You are excited by the opportunity to craft the strategy for new brands, entering new spaces. You leverage broad learnings and pare down to actionable insights.
You're a dot connector: You thrive on building relationships. You enjoy collaborating with cross functional teams to drive results.
You love to win, and have fun doing it: You have a growth mindset. You proactively identify opportunities/risks and have the bias for action to achieve results.
You're a storyteller: You can creatively communicate and adapt brand strategy to appeal to field teams and customers.

Requirements :

What You’ll Need to Succeed
2-3 years experience in Trade Marketing, Customer Marketing or Sales in FMCG environment
Attention to details, data driven (uses data to support recommendation)
Excellent communication and relationship building skills, strong attention to detail, proficient in analytics, ability to coordinate across various functions, and ability to manage and prioritize actions across multiple brands/customers
Proven ability to influence others and take a stand
Candidate should exemplify Standards of Leadership - bias for action, accountability, consumer/customer focus, growth mindset, building talent and teams
Competent in MS Office
Has a "Can Do" attitude and result oriented
Ability to navigate within a matrix organization
Entrepreneurial and energetic