Head of Marketing - Large Food FMCG Company - Global Role

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-5983

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Opportunity to lead and build the marketing function for one of the fastest growing FMCGs in the region.

Client Details

Manufacturer of food brands with a global presence, lead by a management with a combination of structured multinational practices and the agility/fast paced nature of an entrepreneurial setup. Positive work culture and strong principles in place.


Reporting to the Managing Director, this person will be responsible for;

* Leading the development of the strategy across global markets for the portfolio
* Enhancing the NPD capabilities by recommending and leading innovations as per market demands
* Influencing the local and international sales team by helping them develop RTM strategies in line with data derived from the market
* Meeting with the distributors along with the sales team occasionally to guide on in market activations
* Leading the internal and external communication strategy of the brand via the marketing team and agencies
* Prepare mid to long term plans related to market expansion plans

Job Offer

AED 33,000 - AED 36,000 per/m is the benchmark + bonus, medical, flights.

This is a long term project so an incentive plan can be discussed during the process.


To apply for this role; it is necessary for the individual to have the following experience;

* At least 8 years of 360 marketing experience related to brand building and brand development - ideally this person would have developed a brand strategy and lead in market execution plans not necessarily at the same time
* Some sort of experience in leading NPDs or building new market entry plans
* Must come from an FMCG background and ideally some background in Food or Beverage
* Must have Middle East experience - strong preference to UAE/KSA experience and some sort APAC experience on top is a plus

Ideally this person would have come from a mid size multinational/local business and is looking to step into an entrepreneurial role where they will be leading an entire function but not be afraid to step into managing operational tasks similar to what everyone does in the business at all levels.

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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Head Of Marketing salaries in UAE

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AED 20,500

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