Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Trade Marketing Graduate at GSK 2018

Develop reporting tools and services providing analytical measurement, reporting and tracking by channel & key account for the category.

Key Responsibilities (10 bullet points maximum): Describe the key deliverables to be achieved by the post holder and the ongoing responsibilities of the role
  • Build daily/ weekly and monthly reporting & business tracking
  • Preparing and communicating reports by category, brand and customer
  • Build P&L & financial management tools and track accordingly
  • Preparing sales reports for G2N sales
  • Provide analytical support function to the Trade Marketing Manager on channel, customer and brand performance, trends, competitive intelligence and activity effectiveness
  • Provide promotional post analysis
  • Work customer and category reviews for top to top’s
  • Update category & brand 4 P’s and track measures in line with brand SOG
  • Track NPD speed to market
  • Track customer /GSK JVC (Joint Value Creation)
  • Manage customer master grids by category /brand
  • Ad-hoc requests
Minimum Level Of Job-Related Experience Required:
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally;
  • Work with data suppliers in the development of analytical reporting tools
  • Compiling necessary daily and monthly reports to be utilized to identify key insights and opportunities
  • Manage and consolidate customer grids through regular interaction with customer team
  • Track promotional ROI across customers to indentify key insights
  • High attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ensure update of various databases and reports
  • Proven analytical ability
  • Will be required to pull insights from various data sources
  • Needs to be a team player, yet poses initiative and the ability to work and think independently
  • Advanced excel knowledge is essential
Departmental use only AFTER Job Evaluation process is complete and grade is confirmed.
  • Job Evaluation Detail
  • Application of Knowledge
  • Understanding channel & customer strategies and brand plans, identifying correct data sources and identifying insights which can be translated into actionable focused category /retailer specific and regional plans
  • Medium level of accounting knowledge
  • Detailed GSK SOP understanding
  • Knowledge of internal controls and the application thereof to a commercial entity
  • Channel and customer understanding within the FMCG sales environment
Problem Solving & Innovation
The role will support the Trade Marketing Manager in the following areas
  • Delivering a strong understanding of the importance of our brands, sub-brands and relevant SKU’s and how they change in strategy will impact retailers
  • Use of analytical thought from varied data sources to bridge the gap between GSK category insights and objectives and retailer objectives
  • Drive creative approach to identify opportunities for GSK and category with relevant
Evidence to support sell in to key stakeholders
  • Demonstrating agility to manage multiple projects and stakeholders ad hoc requests with competing business pressures
  • Must work with a sense of urgency, and be able to handle pressure and deadlines. Needs to have a proven ability to deal well with change and set-backs
Stakeholder Interaction
  • While the main interaction will take place with the Trade Marketing Manager on the category, the incumbent will need to work well with a number of key stakeholders, including that of the key accounts and sales ops team and shopper marketing.
  • Must demonstrate resilience and flexibility to effectively optimize insight and input from a diverse cross-functional team.
  • The role has the opportunity to drive the direction towards the execution of GSK brands.
  • The role is governed to a fair degree by procedures and standards, these however set a framework to operate within and around which discretion, innovation and creativity is applied
  • The role is about creating new tools on reporting and creating ease of analysis and day to day management of already implemented processes
  • Awareness of customer’s strategy in order to identify shopper projects helping secure GSK strategic partnerships
Why You?
  • Minimum Bachelors in Business Management, Statistics, Information system, or Economics.
  • Analytical thinking
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office
Location: Bryanston


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