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  • Posted on: 7 December, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Promasidor - We are a multi-local food manufacturer that has its roots firmly established in Africa. We are proud of our heritage and totally committed to the continent. We manufacture, market and distribute unique quality range of products in more than 25 countries across the continent. We have enjoyed ongoing success for over 30 years.

    Brand Manager

     

    Job description

    Reference Number BM122016

    Key Responsibilities

    • Brand plans:  Develop marketing activities for brands/products, particularly below-the-line programmes. Ensure the proper and effective field execution of approved marketing activities. Develop and plan regular sampling programmes as appropriate for brands/products. Work closely with the Trade/Customer Marketing unit within the Sales function on the development, implementation and evaluation of trade promotions. Evaluate all core/major activities and ensure learnings are captured for future brand planning.
    • Marketing insight: Monitor and report on brand health, including competitor monitoring, using agreed attributes and format. Use consumer insight to inform development of marketing programmes for assigned brands/products. Provide market information with which to report on the performance of assigned brands/products.
    • Competitor monitoring: Track competitor activities and assist the Category Manager, in developing response strategies to protect the position of assigned Brand.
    • Budget: Manage marketing budgets to execute annual activity plans for assigned brands/products, on budget and on time. Monitor expenditure against agreed activities and provide regular reports to the Category Manager.
    • Results:  Plan below-the-line activities for assigned brands/products and evaluate performance against activity objectives.
    • Financial scope:  Responsible for managing marketing expenditure allocated to assigned brands/products.

    Job Requirements

    • Minimum second-class Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university, either in Nigeria or abroad. Postgraduate qualification in Marketing would be an advantage if the first degree is not in a related field.
    • 3-5 years’ cognate work experience, preferably FMCG, of which at least 2 must be in the Marketing function with Brand Management Experience.

    Key Competency and Skills Requirements

    • Understands the role of the different elements of the marketing mix
    • Preparation of annual marketing/activity plans
    • Development and execution of consumer and trade promotions and POS material
    • Third-party supplier management
    • Managing budgets and expenditure
    • Working in teams
    • Understanding of research techniques
    • Microsoft Office suite – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills

    Assistant Brand Manager

     

    Objectives
    To support the Manager, Brands Group in executing annual activity plans for the brand which deliver annual brand performance goals (awareness, equity, volume, market share, etc.) amongst its target audiences, on budget and on time.

    Responsibilities

    • Brand plans: Ensure the proper and effective field execution of approved marketing activities for the brand, particularly below-the-line and sampling programmes.  Evaluate performance against activity objectives as directed by the Manager, Brands Group.  Work closely with the Trade/Customer Marketing unit within the Sales function on the development, implementation and evaluation of trade promotions for The brand.
    • Marketing insight: Provide regular reports on brand performance and health through: Collating consumer research; carrying out regular trade visits to gather market information; and tracking competitor activities in the category.  Assist the Manager, Brands Group, in developing response strategies to protect the position of the brand.
    • Budget: Monitor expenditure against agreed activities and provide regular reports to the Manager, Brands Group.
    • Results: Timely execution of below-the-line activities for the brand; production of activity evaluations to capture learnings.
    • Carries out any assigned food safety jobs by the head of department
    • Carries out any other assigned food  jobs by supervisor

    Financial scope: Responsible for managing expenditure allocated to BTL activities for the brand.

    Reporting To
    Brand Manager

    Education
    Minimum second-class Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university, either in Nigeria or abroad.            

    Experience
    1-2 years’ work experience in the Marketing or Sales functions of a reputable company, or in an advertising or promotions agency with multinational clients.

    Knowledge

    • Understands the role of different elements of the marketing mix
    • Development and execution of trade/ customer promotions and POS material
    • Numerate and able to manage expenditure against pre-agreed budgets
    • Able to manage workload to meet specified deadlines
    • Collation of relevant data and information from a range of sources for brand reports and activity evaluations
    • Working in teams
    • Microsoft Office suite (Word and Excel;  PowerPoint would be an advantage) or Open Office

    Skills & Personal Attributes

    • Articulate – verbal and written
    • Able to interact with a range of different people and functions

    Work Location
    Head Office

    ERP Functional Anaslyst

     

    Objectives
    The Microsoft Dynamics Navision Functional Analyst is required to analyze business processes and create functional specifications based on information presented by business users in order to recommend and deliver solutions that will improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of our operations. This includes the design & support of processes as well as training of Nav users on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV application and third party software applications integrated with it.

    This role involves:

    • Requirements gathering, NAV system support (troubleshooting, proposing solutions…) and training.
    • Defining requirements, further enhancements, integrations and customizations to NAV.
    • Participating in projects that involve integrating new add-on applications with Nav.

    Responsibilities

    • NAV SUPPORT
    • Support Dynamics NAV Operations
    • Contribute to the knowledge base and engage in knowledge transfer activities among team members and users
    • Assist in the definition of Navision security settings/access roles for various user groups to ensure segregation of duties.
    • Create Navision Functional specifications for configuration, integration with third party applications and Navision customizations.
    • Help define the usage and integration of NAV with other systems and implement its features and functions to meet business requirements.
    • Document and understand our business requirements; and configure the software (Dynamics NAV) to meet them.

    BUSINESS ANALYSIS

    • Elicit requirements using best practice techniques (interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process modelling, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis etc.).
    • Evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
    • Carry out requirements management, analysis and communication.
    • Work as part of the team to liaise between the business units, technology teams and support teams.

    FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS
    Assist the functional analysis team to translate the results of business analysis into NAV functionality, including data requirements, configuration etc.

    NAV TESTING

    • Develop and execute test plans
    • Validate changes to NAV (for problem fixing, change request reasons or upgrades) and get appropriate signoff before the change is put in use in the “live” environment.
    • Participate in all phases of the User Acceptance Testing process and QA as it relates to NAV configuration

    PROJECT MANAGEMENT
    Support NAV-related projects so that their objectives are achieved within their defined scope, quality, time and cost constraints.
    Act as ICT IS Resource on projects

    TRAINING AND COMMUNICATION

    • Provide NAV orientation and training to end users.
    • Develop and update users’ manuals.
    • Provide comprehensive reporting and status back to ICT Information Systems’ line management.

    Reporting To
    ERP Functional Manager

    Education
    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or any other related course.

    Experience

    • 3+ years of Functional NAV-related work
    • Computer or Information Science with Business orientation
    • Have an understanding of the issues relevant to NAV software modules including Production, A/R, A/P, G/L, Inventory and
    • Fixed

    Assets

    • Functional analysis techniques
    • Detailed knowledge of Dynamics NAV system
    • Strong understanding of Accounting rules
    • Standard office computer tools (email, word processor, spreadsheet…)

    Knowledge

    • + years of Functional NAV-related work
    • Computer or Information Science with Business orientation
    • Have an understanding of the issues relevant to NAV software modules including Production, A/R, A/P, G/L, Inventory and Fixed 

    Assets

    • Functional analysis techniques
    • Detailed knowledge of Dynamics NAV system
    • Strong understanding of Accounting rules
    • Standard office computer tools (email, word processor, spreadsheet…)

    Nice-To-Have

    • Project Management and Business Process Analysis techniques.
    • Programming experience in Dynamics NAV / Navision (C/SIDE, C/AL) is a plus
    • Understanding of various development methodologies

    Skills & Personal Attributes

    • Customer-oriented mindset
    • Excellent analytical skills & attention to details
    • Ability to abstract reality into models
    • Understanding of technological issues
    • Good communication skills with ability to simplify
    • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
    • Team spirit
    • Structured writing skills
    • Ability to manage priorities and handle stress
    • Time Management
    • Basic people management
    • Assertive drive of mixed groups of people
    • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
    • Ability to work independently and also under a project manager

    Work Location
    Head Office

    ICT Helpdesk Supervisor

     

     Objectives

    • Ensure the timely resolution of ICT Resources users’ problems/issues/questions in a professional manner to minimize any downtime of business activities and/or optimize their use of ICT resources.
    • Support Promasidor Nigeria’s LAN/WAN and Telephony infrastructure applications (operating systems, e-mail systems etc) to ensure that they provide adequate support to the users, applications and infrastructure they support.
    • Ensure that all “ICT hardware assets” within Promasidor Nigeria Limited are available, functional, installed and used in a secure, safe and efficient way, this includes: Computer hardware (CPU, Printers, peripherals, accessories, etc…). UPS, etc...
    • Manage Promasidor Nigeria’s software assets and ensure up to date customisation of all desktops and laptops, clients operating systems and applications.

    Responsibilities
    Depending on operational assignments which may vary with time, the job responsibilities will be a subset of the following:

    SOFTWARE

    • Supervise and or carry out deployments/rollouts of computer Operating Systems [OS] and software applications ensuring that Promasidor Nigeria Clients’ Systems are all installed with up-to-date and approved OS and Applications used within the company.
    • Document and maintain up-to-date all OS and Applications installation procedures.
    • Identify, store in a database and maintain up-to-date a list of all software available and being used in the company. Identify set of software supported for user departments and also identify new and obsolete versions.
    • Sorts, in a manner that allows quick retrieval by anyone in the department, all software assets available:
    • On the file server for the versions still in use. Co-ordinate this with the Servers Administrator.
    • On a physical support (CD, DVD…) for the versions that are obsolete.
    • Maintain on a physical support (CD, Hard disk…) a “standard installation kit” or “disk images” for a “basic” new user with set of the latest versions of all supported software) so that a new computer can be rapidly installed when needed.
    • Stay up-to-date about the new versions of software released or to be released in the future for the set of supported software. Regularly discuss with the Helpdesk Supervisor possibilities or needs to upgrade the users’ computers with newer versions. When forecasting an upgrade to a newer version, document the migration plan with the actions to be taken to upgrade from the existing versions to the new ones.
    • HARDWARE
    • Maintain ICT hardware inventory i.e. database storing information about every ICT hardware asset being assigned to an end-user.
    • Ensure the timely repair of defective systems with the resources provided and manage the “defective systems stock” by: Rebuilding new units with the combination of 2 or more defective units; dismantling defective units to use each part as a spare for repairing other (similar) equipment; trashing the systems that become really useless
    • Carry out installation, relocation, configuration and setup of ICT Resources for and/or with their users (systems, printers,  etc).
    • Carry out periodic preventive maintenance on ICT Resources in PNG locations (mainly in Lagos but also up-country).
    • Communication (NETWORKING, TELEPHONY…)
    • Ensures that all Network equipments and Infrastructure are available, functional, neat and secure at all times.
    • Documents the Promasidor Nigeria LAN/WAN (Including the Home Internet network where applicable) and maintain the documentation up-to-date.
    • Administer, Monitor, support, test and troubleshoot hardware and software problems pertaining to LAN/WAN at all upcountry locations.
    • Generate, analyze, and distribute network performance statistics, network hazardous condition reports (including proposed solutions for performance improvement).
    • Support/lead all Network installation (new or extension of the existing network) as required by the company. Supervise and liaise with external contractors handling ICT installation or maintenance work at all PNG locations
    • Liaise with Service Providers (Internet, Telephone. Etc,…) to ensure optimal  Services.

     

    TRAINING
    In collaboration with the Training Coordinator, assist in training end-users on the use of ICT software and/or hardware resources.

    MANAGEMENT SUPPORT

    • Provide a back-up role to the Help desk Coordinator in attending to users distress calls and logging them in accordingly, as well as allocating same when necessary.
    • Carries out any assigned food safety jobs by the head of department
    • Carries out any other responsibilties assigned by Supervisor

    Reporting To
    ICT Helpdesk Coordinator

    Education
    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Electronics Engineering or any other related course.

    Experience
    3- 5 years work experience in a similar job.

    Knowledge

    • Technical
    • Broad knowledge of Information Systems (Architecture, Security…)
    • Software (Office Suite, Email…)
    • Hardware (components of a computer, general maintenance…)
    • Networking (IP addressing, DNS…)

    General
    Basic business processes

    Nice to have:
    Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) and other Apple Technical certifications

    Skills & Personal Attributes

    • Problem solving and critical thinking
    • Time management, Planning and Organising (own work)
    • Communication skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Numerical skills
    • Proactive and innovative
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Attention to details
    • Interpersonal skills (Good facilitation, Teamwork…)

    Work Location
    Head Office

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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