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Assistant Product Manager
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Position Purpose & Summary * To be accountable for developing, promoting and executing the national marketing plans. Support the Sales team to achieve their targets in terms of providing them with promotional items, conducting campaigns, samples, gifts, competition information, etc. * Oversee product development or monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services in country * Effective management of the marketing, advertising and promotional activities of the organization in the country. Principal Accountabilities * Accountable for developing, promoting and executing the national marketing Strategies to meet customer need’s and satisfaction25 % * Evaluate the financial aspects of product development, such as budgets, expenditures, research and development appropriations, and return-on-investment and profit-loss projections for the business. 15 % * Oversee product development or monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services in the country to ensure sustainability ,Role of active NPD member to addresss emrging customer’s & Market needs.10 % * Use sales forecasting and strategic planning to ensure the sale and profitability of products, lines, or services, nalysing business developments and monitoring market trends for the business10 % * Support the Sales team to achieve their targets in terms of providing them with promotional items, conducting campaigns, samples, gifts, competition information, etc. 10 % * Training and skill development of sales team10% * Generating local trials to provide strong references as back up promotion for current as well as new brands 5 % * Monitoring of Branding & sales trend with corrective action on demand in coordination of commercial head5 % * Formulate, direct and coordinate marketing activities and policies to promote products and services, working with advertising and promotion managers in the area5 % * Develop pricing strategies, balancing firm objectives and customer satisfaction in the country5 %
Education, Experience, Skills Required Qualifications * B.V.Sc and AH * Previous experience in product management * Analytical skills * Innovative & Creative thinking * Good Communication skills * Execution skills * Interpersonal skills Preferred Qualifications * M. V. Sc (Animal Nutrition) * A relevant Sales and Marketing related Qualification Other relevant information to the position * Candidate have good chance to apply their technical as well as marketing skills * Excellent career path in marketing
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