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National Marketing Manager Indonesia

Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?

Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.

Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 8500 employees in 74 countries, with a consolidated turnover of over €1,85 billion in 2017. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This, coupled with our commitment to our communities, is what makes working at Puratos so magical.

 

Position Overview

Based in Jakarta reporting directly to the Country General Manager, we are currently looking for our National Marketing Manager for Puratos Indonesia.

National Marketing Manager

(Jakarta, Indonesia)

As a member of Country Management Team, the successful candidate for this key function will lead the entire marketing team and its activities in the Indonesia subsidiary.

He/She will play a pivotal role in accelerating the company's growth and achieve the budget turnover through establishing and executing marketing programs, which directly contribute to sales, brand recognition and customer satisfaction. He/she will contribute in developing Puratos Indonesia as the Reliable Partner in Innovation in the Bakery, Patisserie and Chocolate market.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Assist to develop an annual business plan and contribute to achieve targets with relevant Product Mix;
  • Plan and execute an annual marketing plan tailored to each customer category: industrial, wholesalers, retailers and artisan end-users with customer satisfaction;
  • According to the priority of focus products, plan and execute relevant promotional campaigns;
  • Analyze and strategize new product development, launch and customer marketing;
  • Analyze channel performance and develop relevant campaigns to drive sales;
  • Track products and channel performance and develop campaigns where required to drive sales;
  • Develop and execute a cost-effective annual communications plan including public relations (bakers association, trade schools, trade magazines, etc.) and advertising;
  • Develop internal and external communication tools like collateral, visual and written materials, newsletters, new releases, etc.;
  • Manage and ensure marketing budget expenses are under control;
  • Develop platforms to generate sales lead;
  • Co-ordinate with Sales, Innovation Center (Technical Advisors’ team), Product Development and Customer Service to achieve overall company goals;
  • Develop and coach team members;
  • Maintain thorough understanding of the customers’ end user markets, their important customers, and their main competitors;
  • Obtain customer feedback with regard to products, sales and services to enhance products and service offerings. Address customers’ concern proactively;
  • Gather market information regarding market trends, competitive activity and requirements for the development of new and existing products;
  • Demonstrate and live up the Puratos Magic culture within the company;
  • Comply with group Code of Conduct.

 

Profile

  • Experience in product portfolio management and brand building and knowledgeable in execution of events;
  • Graduate in Marketing, with at least 8-10 years’ experience in marketing food or food ingredients in business to business or consumer markets;
  • Good command of written and spoken English, Good Communicator and team player.
  • The candidate shall be creative, energetic and accurate with strong curiosity;
  • Change driver, self-starter, Entrepreneur, visionary, intuitive thinker;
  • The candidate shall have strong business acumen;
  • Decisive / incisive – take charge / move quickly. Forward thinking with open mindedness
  • The candidate shall be a resourceful multi-tasker;
  • Strategic-oriented: Capacity to participate to the elaboration of the local Marketing strategy of the subsidiary;
  • Support to the commercial activities of the Global Markets/Subsidiary;
  • The candidate shall be an expertise in marketing techniques B to C and B to B & ability to work with outside Marketing Service companies. He or she shall be knowledgeable in market insights process till developing an action plan;
  • The candidate shall have technical product and range knowledge, and understand functionality of the ingredients;
  • Operations: Knowledge of production, distribution, purchasing, costing, R&D, Q&A and food safety;
  • Finance: Analysis of accounts, budget process, reporting procedures;
  • Experience in working in a Matrix Organization;
  • The candidate shall be a natural charismatic leader with a collaborative and team-oriented style. He or she should be able to educate, motivate and inspire others in the organization and ensure a team cohesiveness resulting in great teamwork;
  • The candidate shall have strong computer skills in various software applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and others with the ability to quickly grasp new software programs.

 

Competencies

  1. Strategic Influencing Skills, having the capacity to influence others and to negotiate (internal and external).
  2. Manages ambiguity well / works in an unstructured environment.
  3. Managing the business and customer needs
  4. Developing Talent & Organization
  5. Establishing Vision & Direction
  6. Collaborating and communicating effectively
  7. Driving Performance and improving continuously

 

Offer

Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages our people to take initiatives and bring ideas that will contribute to the success of the company. Of course Puratos offers a competitive package (salary, group insurance, healthcare, training…) but additionally, offers you a position that you can further develop and shape.