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Job Title Category Director
Location Riyadh
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Our Client:

Our client a global name from Food & Beverages Industry in KSA is looking to hire a Saudi Female as Category Director to join their team in Riyadh.

Your Role:

An interesting position has arisen with our client…Interesting because you would be leading the marketing /trade marketing teams across wide KSA. You would be responsible for developing and deploying a category strategy across KSA. Also for developing and leading the execution of fully integrated, shopper, customer and channel insights based brand/category solutions & activities for Customer/Channels. You would also be accountable for the Trade Category Management activities being the development and implementation of customer/channel specific category plans based on category and shopper insights to grow market share within category. With the marketing team reporting into you as well you need to go the whole nine yards of the marketing cycle across a very diverse geography. Prior experience in managing large teams is an absolute must have. The individual will foster strong collaboration among the teams as well and developing the marketing and NPD teams. Create a positive lasting brand impression both within the business and externally with customers and consumers to improve product sales and market share. Deliver innovative, cost-effective brand and marketing activity and campaigns which cut-through to grow market share and brand reputation.

Must Haves:

10+ yrs in a senior marketing management role in a fast-paced, dynamic and innovative environment. A background in FMCG brand or consumer marketing and of building brand equity and communications. A proven ability to lead, engage and develop a team. A track record of delivering measurable output and results. Demonstrable experience of collaborating with and influencing colleagues and senior stakeholders.

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Managing Expectations:

At Mindfield we are driven by mutually agreed KPIs and service levels. Exceptional results can only be delivered when we understand both our key stakeholders clients and candidates. Keeping this in mind we would request that when applying for a role do take cognizance of the “must haves” to avoid disappointment. Sometimes positions take time to close and there could be delay in us responding to you but as a thumb rule if you do not hear from us in 7-8 working days post applying for the role then the resume has not been shortlisted and would be kept on the database for other roles.

Look forward to a long term relationship…Mindfield…making a difference

Country KSA