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Marketing and Sales Operations Executive (Canada, Caribbean and Latam)

Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

Marketing and Sales Operations Executive (Canada, Caribbean and Latam)

  • NE02855
  • Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

About Us

We're a truly international company, fourth largest in our industry and operating across 120 markets. An inclusive, innovative global FMCG business supported by over 27,500 employees. As we embrace a new era of growth, we are transforming. Our ways of working and culture are driven by a challenger mindset, constantly questioning the status quo. Our agility and entrepreneurial spirit, alongside award winning development programmes, enable innovation and success while creating exciting and rewarding career choices.

As we move forward, our consumers will be at the heart of what we do, evolving to needs and expectations and committing to a more meaningful contribution to harm reduction by building a successful Next Generation Products business. Integral to our long-term success is our sustainability strategy, behaving responsibly and supporting our ambitions, all underpinned by high governance.

Encouraging inclusion at local levels and supporting a developing and robust diversity agenda globally, we’re fully committed to creating and maintaining an environment that celebrates and respects difference. The role will also require some international travel.

The Role

Developmental role reporting to the Market Manager for Canada, Caribbean and Latin America. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting on all products launches and operational development across the region. This includes development & delivery of annual Business / Operational plans and supporting outlook of 3yrs cross-category region strategy, footprint expansion and building a mid to long term sustainable business in the region.

Key accountabilities

Supporting Functions

  • Support commercial operations, continuously exploring market opportunities and translate opportunities into category, brand, activation, and customer engagement plans.
  • Enable all the portfolio developments across markets by liaising with central functions by owning PLM processes and operations
  • Support brand strategy & brand knowledge for all categories (FCT, FMC, MMC, Papers and NGP) to drive the strategy and operational planning for the portfolio strategy.
  • Responsible for marketing activities and initiatives within the sales cycle across Canada and Latam footprint, being responsible for tracking and managing performance across categories
  • Monitoring the A&P spending across the cluster enduring expenditure is aligned to the overall cluster strategy
  • Collaborate closely with all other functions and business units, and work alongside Third-Party Partners to deliver agreed plans through excellent execution.

 

Planning and Execution

  • Leader of the monthly forecast management and execution, for 16 markets including full coordination with main internal stakeholders and direct contact with clients (APO system, formal orders, BPIS management...).
  • Responsible for initiating all the marketing & sales related new initiatives (MMC, FCT, FMC, Papers) via PLM (launch of new products, HW rotations, change of packs).
  • Liaising with all stakeholders involved manufacturing and all the tracking and intermediate processes to ensure all initiatives are rightly on time.
  • Internal data base management for every product and market.

Stakeholder Management and Collaboration

  • Develop and maintain successful business relationships with existing and new Canada and Latam Distributors cross-category to support Operations
  • Support effective use of resources and prioritization by coordinating efforts between 3rd Parties, PD, PCC, Manufacturing and Product Supply departments

Skills & Experience

Essential:

  • Action-biased and output-oriented approach towards ambitious targets
  • Fluent English language skills both verbal and written
  • Comfortable in using Microsoft Office Excel
  • Reliable, independent and proactive way of working
  • Self-confident team player with good communication skills who enjoys working in an international environment
  • Demonstrates high levels of adaptability, flexibility with regard to new challenges and the use of new networks and entrepreneurial skills

Desirable:

  • FMCG experience
  • High level of strategic, conceptual, analytical and creative skills

What we offer

Imperial Brands offer a competitive package of salary, 22 days holiday (with an additional 4 days on top to cover the Christmas period and bank holidays) and hybrid work.

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1901

The year Imperial was founded through the
coming together of 13 UK family-run
businesses

33,000

Imperial employees worldwide

160

Number of markets worldwide in which our products are sold