Trade Marketing Manager

Posted 8 months ago by mselect
Location Baghdad, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector FMCG
MSELECT is hiring a Trade Marketing Manager for an international manufacturing and distribution client in Baghdad. Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in FMCG industry and be fluent in Arabic and English.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead procurement, warehousing and shipment process for all POS materials by finding the most efficient solutions.
  • Maintain and administer POSM ordering Portal to ensure accuracy and manage communication with field related inquires pertaining to POSM ordering process.
  • Proactively manage POSM stocks to ensure that POSM are available in the right locations whenever needed.
  • Develop and agree action standards for the implementation of POS materials in conjunction with the channel leads to ensure effective execution.
  • Manage efficient spending of trade marketing budget by supervising trade marketing leads in all regions to ensure the desired product benefits and brand values/equity are properly communicated.
  • Manage internal creative team for the development of POS materials working closely with marketing and sales teams.
  • Manage agencies to organize internal events (JBP, Dealers Meeting, ASM Meeting, etc) for the communication of business plans to stakeholders (sales team, key customers, dealers) including venue selection, logistics, on-site event services, budgeting, billing control and concept building in coordination with channel and brand marketing teams.


Qualifications & Skills Requirement

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related filed
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Initiator and results-oriented with strong communication, cross-functional problem-solving skills
  • Business savvy, result-oriented and customer focused.
  • Understanding of field dynamics and ability to collaborate with sale’s team.
  • Willingness to be versatile and flexible in a rapidly changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency, meeting deadlines and benchmarks.
  • A good blend of technical, analytical and creative thinking skills


Critical Experiences Specific to this Job

  • Good knowledge of company Marketing Systems.
  • Managerial and/or other functions experience is plus.
  • Ability to lead and manage cross-function teams, upper management and Corporate.
  • FMCG knowledge – product / history / philosophy

Reporting to

  • Marketing Manager

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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