Aspen Vacancies Gauteng – Brand Manager

  • Full Time
  • Gauteng

Website Aspen Pharma

Job Description:

Drive sustainable, profitable growth of the product portfolios/ therapeutic categories with appropriate strategic direction, brand stewardship, tactical implementation and commercial acumen.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop Derm, Allergy & Cough portfolio/brand strategy for sustainable business growth and profitability
  • Anticipate future trends in Dermatology, Allergy & Cough usage and the market environment
  • Develop promotional and advertising strategies that grow brand market shares against competitors in all channels
  • Analysis of the market, shopper and consumer behaviours and development of insights that are applied to develop robust brand plans
  • Provide creative direction for brand/ portfolios strategies and tactics whilst managing Agency outcomes
  • Implementation, monitoring and measurement of the success of the developed strategies and to ensure that they are flexible to adapt to a dynamic environment
  • Successful implementation and monitoring of the roll out of the above with the required measurements in place for successful outcomes
  • Enthusiastically communicate plans and results with the business leadership and relevant teams within the business at all times
  • Drive, lead and take accountability for the budgeting process, control of A&P expenditure and achievement of financial targets
  • Develop and implement pricing strategies that ensure healthy profit margins and competitive advantage for the portfolio.
  • Continuously communicate with and support the sales teams with high levels of integrity and urgency to help them achieve sales targets
  • Ability to manage the cross functional networks and channel resources for the portfolio to drive profitable growth with the required and shared accountability to achieve business targets
  • Understand, challenge and implement the regulatory requirements to develop and implement strategies and tactics that drive brand growth
  • Forecasting accuracy and stock management which entails minimizing stock write-off costs and returns
  • Managing wholesalers’ stock holding and backorders.

Job Requirements:

  • Commercial acumen
  • Digital marketing skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Project management
  • Networking ability
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Sense of urgency
  • Prioritizing and planning
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Aptitude for continuous learning
  • Influential and impactful presentation skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility in a changing environment
  • Must have a Matric
  • Relevant Post matric Commercial /Health Science qualification
  • 2+ years Marketing industry experience
  • Minimum 3 years brand or sales management within Pharmaceutical/Health segment
  • Applicable industry knowledge
  • Sound financial acumen
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word
  • Ability to work on Qlikview models is advantageous

Job Details:

Company: Aspen Pharma

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Gauteng

Application Deadline: N/A


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