Function: Customer Development
Reports to: CCD Manager
Business Context: The Assistant Channel & Category Development (CCD) Manager is responsible for assisting the CCD Manager in developing category and channel strategy that supports the objectives of our business and brands, in line with customer expectations. He/ She has the overall responsibility of leading in executing the category strategy leveraging on local customer and shopper inputs.
Duties and Responsibilities
Integrating shopper, customer and channel insights to localise and execute Category strategy in line with overall business strategy.
Ensuring understanding of the strategy by internal stakeholders as well as deployment across customers and channels
Driving profitable growth for the business through managing category specific trade investments.
Supporting the CD team in operationalising the go-to-market plan to deliver business targets.
Providing inputs into Category Demand planning and innovation process.
Managing Channel pricing and Category performance tracking and reporting
Managing trade launches and trade communications
Overall responsibility of managing trade execution including shelf standards and promotional grids implementation.
Supporting and training of Field Resources and managing merchandising budgets
Collaborating with Supply chain, Sales, Category and Finance teams in promotional planning, execution and supply planning.
Collaborating with the Customer Development team in joint business planning and delivering annual customer business plans
Qualifications and Experience
Business Related University Degree
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Factors critical for this role:
2 years Customer facing/management experience.
Category or Trade Marketing experience
Strong track record of performance
Strong analytical skills
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