Associate Marketing Director (OTC)

  • Sector: Monroe Pharmaceuticals
  • Contact: Jeleica Uy
  • Client: Monroe Consulting Group
  • Location: Philippines
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 28 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH442335_1716968901
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Executive Search Firm Monroe Consulting Group Philippines is recruiting on behalf of one of the major local pharmaceutical/OTC companies for an Associate Marketing Director. The role will focus on ensuring the brands perform and s/he will manage a team of 8 including 2 direct reports. S/he will report to the VP for Marketing. Work setup is 3x a week onsite, 2x a week WFH at Quezon City from Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 5pm/9am to 6pm.

Key job responsibilities include:

Strategic Planning

  • Develop and implement overall marketing strategies to achieve business goals for the company brands.
  • Identify key consumer insights and relevant marketing trends to formulate short-term and long-term strategies.
  • Recognize gaps and risks, anticipate market impacts, and develop mitigating interventions.
  • Ensure excellent execution of campaigns and programs, with regular assessment and evaluation of efficiencies.

Marketing Management

  • Optimize investments to achieve brand health and business objectives.
  • Ensure adherence to annual brand plans in alignment with the overall strategy and roadmap for brands/portfolio.

Supply and Distribution Management

  • Monitor stock inventories accurately and align distribution with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Manage all SKUs of assigned brands, including oversight and recommendations for near-expiry SKU disposal.
  • Conduct regular SKU and pricing analysis for the assigned portfolio.
  • Own and manage the monthly demand forecasts for assigned brands/categories.

Cost Planning and Budget Management

  • Optimize budgets across brands to ensure efficient utilization and profitability.

Stakeholder Management

  • Build effective and collaborative partnerships with stakeholders.
  • Develop strategies to strengthen industry partnerships and networks.

New Business Management

  • Lead the development of the NPD roadmap to ensure a continuous pipeline of new products that complement existing categories.
  • Collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders on the development, marketing, and distribution of new products.
  • Oversee the development and timely implementation of approved launch plans.

People Management

  • Manage overall team performance to ensure high efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Engage in collaborative discussions and provide coaching and mentoring to team members.
  • Collaborate with HROD on the upskilling, development, and competency building of team members.

Key job qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Years of experience in brand management and leading a team
  • Preferably from OTC or FMCG OTC
  • Very good with project management
  • Driven, flexible and adaptable
  • Hands on, has strong work ethic, hardworking, has critical thinking.
  • Open to work Mondays to Fridays, 8am to 5pm/9am to 6pm 3x a week onsite and 2x a week WFH