Bayer Assistant Brand Manager in Whippany, New Jersey
Your tasks and responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this role, Assistant Brand Manager, are to:
Provide an ongoing analysis of the brand and competitive environment. Draws accurate conclusions from financial and other quantitative data, and effectively uses quantitative data to make sound recommendations. Presents quantitative data in a useful manner for planning or decision making;
Work in conjunction with the finance manager to administer a sound and realistic budget. Fosters effective communication between the brand and the finance manager so that all financial aspects of the brand's initiatives are captured within the report. Identifies potential shifts in spending as brand initiatives and priorities change throughout the plan;
Manage the execution of brand initiatives as identified and assigned by the Sr./Brand Manager. Based on knowledge gained from an in depth understanding of the brand and category, identifies and recommends key initiatives to the brand manager;
Advance some tactical aspects of advertising plans, including copy review, updating the agency on the latest development of the brand and category, and network approval;
Utilize knowledge gained from various analysis and relations with members of the brand cross-functional team to develop clearly written brand status reports;
Work closely with consumer promotions manager to communicate brand strategy and ensures that the strategy is reflected in the executional plan;
Provide forecasting manager with recommendations and insights based on knowledge gained from a working forecasting model, and relative information provided by the brand's cross-functional team;
Monitor activities initiated from business development in order to ensure that retail programs are running in line with brand strategy;
Communicate changes in brand initiatives and strategies to business development;
Manage changes and development of packaging in a way that communicates the strategic direction of the brand while still living within the confines of the regulatory, medical and legal environment;
Support the strategic brand plans that not only deliver on annual and longer term financial objectives, but also protect brand equity and enhance brand health.
Who you are
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with one(1) year of work experience in a similar role/function ideally within the CPG/healthcare environment;
Critical Thinking- The ability to perform in-depth analysis, demonstrate sound business judgment and make recommendations based on strong financial and quantitative skills;
Planning and Execution- It is essential to be able to establish manage execution and work efficiently and effectively;
Strong Interpersonal Skills- The ability to build positive working relationships;
Communication- Fosters open communication, preparing written communication, speaking and presenting effectively;
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.