Brand Manager Job Placement – Movit Products Limited

Job Title:     Brand Manager
Organization: Movit
Products Limited
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head
Category Management – Uganda
About US:
Movit Products Ltd is a Ugandan personal care company based
in Kampala, manufacturing personal care products. Its brands include Movit,
Radiant, Baby Junior, Skin Guard, Pine and NAN. The company was founded in
1997, by Simpson Birungi as a makeshift workshop in Namasuba, Wakiso District.
In 1999 the first Movit product, Herbal Baby Jelly, was put on the market. Over
the years, Movit, the company’s flagship name, has grown into one of Uganda’s
top cosmetics brands with distribution links in both East Africa and the COMESA
regions. Other known products from Movit include the Body Milk Lotion, Junior
Petroleum Jelly, Movit No base Relaxer and many more
Job Summary: This
role is responsible for optimizing sales for a particular group of products
through Vendor Management, Pricing, Marketing, Planning and management of
Inventory to ensure that their company is providing the market with the
products that consumer’s desire.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Analyze data or insights to determine industry
and consumer trends
Devise long-term development strategies for
product categories
Develop exit strategies for unsuccessful
Foster trust relationships with vendors to
achieve better pricing and quality of services
Place appropriate orders to ensure product
availability that meets consumer demands
Determine the positioning of a product category
to maximize visibility
Liaise with execution teams to determine
competitive pricing and promotional activities of a product category
Collaborate with buyers and merchandisers to
expand product categories
Make forecasts for product demand to ensure the
sustainability of inventory
responsibility of budget development and revenue for category
To deliver the P&L and activity plans for a
Development of marketing- & category plans
that seizes opportunities on all 6P (proposition, product, promotion, pack,
price, place) & 5C (consumer, connect, commerce, content, community).
Translate marketing plans into a volume plans
& optimize commercial opportunities. Feed into S&OP cycle and AP
Ensure a single-minded communication message is
created for all campaigns in line with the brand building communication plan,
consistent with category needs.
Champion competitive behavior & -mindset
throughout the business and translate it into marketing activities to grow
brand share.
Identify & clearly define the key category
and customer risks / opportunities generating the relevant insight needed to
resolve these
Lead the category planning process across categories,
highlighting growth opportunities and identifying business targets through
category, shopper & market analysis
Contribute/take responsibility for specific NPD
/ Category projects and use data to help define the ultimate in store vision
for each activity /category.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate must hold Bachelor’s degree
in Accounting, Business Administration or Business-related field
Possession of professional qualification in
Marketing would be an added advantage.
At least five (5) years working experience in a
similar position.
Experience working with different departments on
development and analysis of cost standards
Understanding of data analysis and forecasting
Excellent communication and people skill
How to Apply:
 To apply, please send
your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail
Emails that exceed 2MB will not be considered.
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those
that qualify will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic
Deadline: 13th
February 2020
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