Veritas - Marketing

Market Strategy and Planning Controller – Health and Beauty

Location
Kingston Upon Thames (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary
£80,000 basic, executive bonus + car allowance and benefits
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
21 May 2017
Ref
7/130gj
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Market Strategy and Planning Controller – Health and Beauty

Head Office Kingston upon Thames

To £80,000 basic, executive bonus + car allowance and benefits

As an International retail umbrella organisation we pride ourselves in providing products and services that enable our retailers to thrive in the competitive world of fast moving consumer goods FMCG. We are at the forefront of retailing and our expertise is recognised internationally.

The role will give you senior responsibility for developing our customer offering:

  • Develop strategy by working closely with buying, category and field operations 
  • Ensuring that the agreed strategy is activated enabling our retailers to constantly improve their performance and profitability
  • Creation & communication of sell presentations to support all key marketing activities, i.e product  launches, promotion upsells & range prioritisation 
  • Drive financial performance through high standards and operational excellence
  • Lead the development of professional services that our retailers can provide instore
  • Identify growth opportunities
  • Lead adaptation in a changing market and retail environment

Ideal candidates will:

  • Be of graduate calibre with proven leadership qualities
  • Have a background in consumer goods, ideally health & beauty, including sales and marketing from a manufacturer or retailer
  • Have an ability to relate to and understand retail business owners
  • Show the gravitas to lead and motivate a team and be sensitive to internal stakeholder needs
  • Happy to roll sleeves up and activate activity
  • Be commercially astute
  • Brand strategy building and data/insights utilisation.