Category Marketing Manager at PZ Cussons

PZ Cussons is a dynamic consumer products group and innovator of some of the world’s best known and loved brands. Calling on over 130 years of expertise, we operate internationally in carefully selected developed and emerging markets that present the greatest strategic potential for future growth. Our world-class supply chain and distribution networks enable us to meet our global consumer needs and deliver quality brands that add value and enhance everyday lives.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Category Marketing Manager

Job Requisition ID: JR000722
Location: Lagos (Head Office)


  • Implement brand strategy to grow and sustain brand performance and profitability.
  • Monitor, control and report brand performance through brands health indicators (NNS, GM, MC) and key consumer KPIs (market share, awareness, trial, attribute rating etc.) providing solutions to gaps.
  • Support the management of the NPD process for the brand within the TEC BU.
  • Support the development & execution of approved brand M&C plan within guidelines.
  • Understand & apply relevant external environment factors including consumer insights, competitor activity and other CBU activity (networks) for innovation development and brand plans.
  • Support Product Life Cycle Management including demand forecasting and minimising residuals.
  • Effective execution of Trade Marketing plans
  • Participate actively in company-wide initiatives as required – e.g. Margin Improvement

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Needed

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5-7 years demonstrated experience in Brand Management
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively work with internal and external customers.
  • Must be exceptional at business development with extensive consumer interaction
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skill.
  • Professional Qualification in Marketing, science or engineering is essential
  • IT savvy including the use of MS Office Suite of Applications
  • Self-driven and possess very high levels of energy, motivation, enthusiasm, drive, and resilience.
  • Commercial acumen and ability to understand and generate insight from data.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Closing date: Not specified