Duty Station: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Job Type: Full time
Job Summary: A pharmaceutical company based in Abu Dhabi seeks to hire a Marketing and Branding Manager. The job holder will effectively market the company’s products to increase market share, through advertising, promotion, market surveys, new product development and all other means available. Work closely with Sales and other department to maximize sales and develop new products and markets with the minimum investment in marketing activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and implement a marketing and sales strategy in order to deliver volume, share and profit targets as specified.
Effectively market products or services by conducting market research, overseeing product development and design, setting prices, launching new products
Oversee advertising campaigns and monitor sales performance.
Monitor, analyze and evaluate domestic and international market trends, consumer behavior and competitor activity to identify market opportunities for the products/services.
Monitor, analyze and product performance and customer feedback to generate new product ideas, identify product/service features that need to be changed to meet customer needs and liaise with other areas of the organization.
Conduct periodical market visits and periodical brand valuation.
Ensure all marketing activities comply with developed annual budgets, quarterly forecast and monthly demand plans and reporting results of department.
Communicate with international suppliers in regards to new orders, forecast and marketing programs
Work with the Sales Department to prepare sales forecasts and budgets, monitor sales volume, revenues and cost against forecast and adapt plans to improve the sales performance of the products and services.
Contribute to key projects organizational projects as assigned – Cost saving initiatives; better negotiation/pricing, new product development.
Develop and maintain the social media platform for the respective brands.
Understand and manage dept budget or expense.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant for Marketing and Branding Manager must possess relevant qualifications for this role
Experience in trade marketing and retail client management.
Able to benchmark and understand market best practices.
University degree or Equivalent certificate, with marketing specialization an advantage
The applicant should have a minimum of five years of functional experience out of these years should be in an equivalent Management level.
Understanding of Middle East and North Africa Market.
Good communication and written English and Arabic.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs