At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic. We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.
Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.
We have big ambitions to grow this business and we want to attract the right people – those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for career defining opportunities.
About the Role!
We are looking for a dynamic, senior and outstanding all-round marketing professional to join our new insurgent business that focuses both on retail and food service marketing. The role will report directly into the Marketing Director for West Africa. The Marketing Manager will focus on the end-to-end mix development and deployment of our brands and innovations in Ghana. The individual will be based in Accra with travels to key countries in West Africa when necessary.
The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial and resourceful, with a proactive & goal orientated mind-set looking to break out from the status-quo. He/she is fully responsible for the marketing function in his/her country, which is Development as well as Deployment. This includes, but is not limited to, Consumer Insight, Concept, Product, and Communication Mix Development, Research (which we try to keep to a minimum), Media Buying and development of a strong team.
Develop and drive the Upfield Foods all marketing activities in Ghana. The following are the key activities but the end of the day you are responsible for your brands top line, bottom line, equity and market share growth.
These Skills Are Essential!!!
You are part of a TEAM and you will lead the TEAM on some project. And these teams are sacred. They are built on trust and mutual respect. And you respect that!
You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact.
You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career.
At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.
We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.
We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.
If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now!