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Category Manager

Job Title: Category Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo 23 wards, Japan
Industry:
Salary: ¥6000000 - ¥10000000 per annum
Reference: BBBH7975_1504582849
Contact Name: David Sweet
Contact Email: david.sweet@focuscoregroup.com
Job Published: September 05, 2017 12:40

Job Description

Our client is a leader in the FMCG space and searching for dynamic leader of a leading category for the company. This position will lead all marketing to the retail business, including consumer research, product development, and planning and exciting marketing plans.

  • Deliver top and bottom line sales of total retail business
  • Analyze markets, and create a robust category/brand strategy
  • Manage consumer & market research projects
  • Manage product development based on concept test result with local R&D
  • Manage a marketing activation plan and execute effectively.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or Marketing essential; MBA is preferred.
  • 5-10 years consumer packaged goods experience
  • Ability to think strategically then articulate and execute with the sales force
  • Ability to present and manage communication to the multinational leadership team
  • Previous category development experience preferred
  • Experience using market data sources
  • A solid understanding of FMCG
  • Native Japanese level and business level in both spoken and written English.

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