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Ref. JB1860558

Brand Manager – Consumer Electronics
Confidential Company

A renowned Electronics and Home Appliances trading and manufacturing company with operations in Iraq is currently seeking to hire a Brand Manager for its head office in Dubai, UAE.
The job incumbent will be responsible for managing the full life cycle of the Company’s OEM brand with full P&L responsibility. The position also entails the following key accountabilities:
• Source quality products for the Company’s OEM brand from suppliers and manufacturers across the globe in a cost effective manner.
• Set, agree, and implement the annual business plan and quarterly forecast for assigned brand.
• Develop and agree a pricing strategy for the assigned brand and ensure the same is updated to adapt to market changes.
• Manage supplier relationship to ensure agreed production plans are adhered to.
• Develop an in-depth understanding of the market through monitoring competitors product ranges and competitors’ activities.
• Identify required product mix and features to meet consumer demand and maintain a leading market position to the company’s products.
• Formulate product strategies and monitor its implementation to achieve sales targets.
• Manage and control inventory to ensure adequate stock levels are maintained.
• Devise tactics to liquidate slow moving items and manage end of life plans to support the transition from old to new models.
• Assess product quality/defect rates and take necessary corrective/preventive action(s) with suppliers when needed.

Skills

The successful candidate:
• Hold a University degree preferably with MBA in Marketing/Business Administration.
• 5- 8 years of which at least 3 years in sourcing of consumer durables.
• Well versed with Middle East or/and GCC markets and consumer behavior.
• Excellent English and Computer literacy.
• Excellent business acumen.
• Excellent Negotiation Skills.
• Willing to take initiative and work under minimum guidance.
• Ability to drive and lead processes and work as part of a team to achieve business objectives.

Job Details

  • Job Location: Dubai, UAE
  • Company Industry: Manufacturing and Production; Retail/Wholesale
  • Company Type: Employer (Private Sector)
  • Job Role: Management
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Employment Type: Employee
  • Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Mid Career
  • Years of Experience: Min: 5
  • Residence Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Degree: Bachelor's degree / higher diploma

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