Procter & Gamble Assistant Brand Manager (Korea Market) in Singapore, Singapore
You will identify (Asia Pacific, Korean Market Focus) business opportunities and work with the multi-functional team to craft cohesive commercial plans by studying qualitative and quantitative data. Incumbent is expected to lead and collaborate with different subject matter experts to deliver end-to-end plans for the business in Thailand via qualifying communication ideas, adjusting portfolio pricing, identifying shopping barriers, and summarizing if opportunities are profit accretive.
Your team You and other Assistant Brand Managers (each handling a series of brands/sub-category) will report to the Brand Manager for the Country-Category (Korea). You will work extensively with colleagues from Consumer Market Knowledge, Sales, Communications, Finance etc.
How success looks like:
After 1st month: • Demonstrate initial understanding of the Brand, with basic hypothesis on Brand Concepts, consumer needs to be tested with consumers • Demonstrate positive relationship building skills in initial engagements with multi-functional teams • Understand current business scorecard, pricing and promotion strategy
After 1st quarter: • Successfully qualified Brand Concept as part of Product innovations Design (conducted consumer needs analysis, identifying concepts, claims and benefits that work) • Demonstrate good progress and management of creative agencies in developing toolkits and communication ideas • Built working pricing and promotion strategy in collaboration with multi-functional partners
After 1st year: • Deliver Scorecard Business Targets, in line with the goals of the Business Unit • Deliver Category growth, market penetration and gaining of New Users via Products Innovation Design, particularly in Korea • Success Design and Deployment of Marketing Toolkits for the Brand Responsibilities of the role • Identify local consumers’ needs and wants for P&G’s products, and provide inputs to R&D and technical team to design the right package and formula to win with local consumers • Lead consumer researches to develop qualified brand concept, benefit and claims that addresses local consumers’ unmet needs • Communicate with local partners, stakeholders and suppliers to drive P&G business initiatives • Lead creative agencies to develop communication ideas and execute TV copy production designed/customized for the cultural nuances of local consumers • Develop initiatives fit-for-use toolkits (including copy, prints, digital i-banners, social & eCommerce contents, sampling trial toolkits, in-store activation and demos, etc.), and deploy/guide local delivery team for execution • Coordinate with R&D, Consumer Research teams to qualify the product and package through various tests. • Craft promotion/pricing strategy and customer/distributor trade terms with the local trade team • Work with technical team to find the best solution of supply chain to manage the product cost within affordable level • Participate in firm planning to set target, supply to building blocks and co-deliver sufficiency for the next fiscal year
Role Requirements • A college degree (Bachelor’s or Master’s is fine, preferably with some business focus) • Excellent forward-thinking, strategic and courageous leadership skills • Strengths with strategic and analytical thinking • An ability to drive innovation and brand growth • Strong ability to communicate and team capabilities • You are proficient in Korean language and possess strong market knowledge of Korea as the role requires local consumer understanding to develop brand equity and marketing strategies for Korea Market
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Job: Marketing/Brand Management
Title: Assistant Brand Manager (Korea Market)
Requisition ID: BRM00001265