Latest Career at the Coca-Cola Company



  2021-02-09
  Lagos

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands.

At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: ICE Senior Manager – Nigeria

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Function Related Activities / Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the implementation of the Operating Unit Revenue Growth Management and Winning @ the Point of Sale strategies at the Franchise Unit by applying the corresponding playbooks and leveraging global/regional tools. Ensures consistency with the OU frameworks and priorities while adjusting to the local reality.
  • Provide full support to the General Managers and other Franchise Leadership positions in their interactions with the Bottling System related to the referred Commercial Capabilities.
  • Shapes System Revenue and Margin through Revenue Growth Management and OBPPC levers as he/she lands the Commercial Strategy for the Franchise Unit.
  • Supervise the implementation of all the relevant channels aligned with the Operating Unit channel strategies and recommendations. Implement Prospection, and Market Assets frameworks. Collaborates with the implementation of Value to Market initiatives.
  • Oversee the development & implementation of short- and long-range joint business plans with Key Regional Accounts across (retail and on-premise Revenues that are comprehensive, realistic and aligned with broader Company and Operating Unit plans, as well as with the Customer’s plans in the geography. For this purpose, Customer Value Proposition playbooks and recommendations should be applied
  • Coordinate the System to effectively serve key accounts and ensure high levels of partnership and satisfaction.
  • Help secure resources necessary to locally address, generate and implement value-creating solutions that meets customer and bottlers needs and drive beverage category’s incidence, profit and volume.
  • Support any and all transverse strategic initiatives for the Franchise Unit (Digital Transformation or New Revenue Streams or Still 2.0 Growth Engine) with a multi-geography, multi-functional team partnership
  • Reinforces the cultural transformation to enable the network organization to succeed across the system.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Related Work Experience:

  • 8-10 years of leadership experience in Commercial with strong skills in Commercial and Channel Strategy, Revenue Growth Management, Segmentation Road to Market, Negotiation, etc.
  • Proven strategic and analytical skills as well as outstanding interpersonal, communication and influencing abilities
  • Ability to make things happen and inspire
  • Desirable to have candidates with Bottler and / or Customer experience

Functional Skills:

  • Commercial Execution
  • Channel Strategy
  • Capabilities (Revenue Growth Management / Road to Market)
  • Key Accounts Management
  • System & Customer Economics

What We Can Do for You

  • You will be part of the Africa Customer & Commercial team where teams are the new heroes and our leaders are inclusive orchestrators. Together, in pursuit of our Company Vision to craft LOVED BRANDS, done sustainably, for a better shared future, we will:
  • Make our culture Code inevitable
  • Build winning capabilities
  • Change the DNA of our organization to becoming ADAPTABLE.

Job Title: Creative Strategy Director

Location: Lagos (Relocation Available)

Function Related Activities / Key Responsibilities

  • Creative Strategy Lead will focus primarily on developing the creative strategy for the respective category.
  • Responsible for the creation and delivery of high-quality strategy, idea and concepts (and final execution elements for ‘Hero’ content) of the brand’s plan. The role is responsible for the preparation of the final recommendations presented for decision at each stage of Creative content approval.
  • Leading the creative strategy and development cross marketing sub-functions (including but not limited to Design, Connections, Consumer & Shopper Engagement, Digital, Media)
  • Work with counterparts in other OUs to help develop and execute a cohesive brand/category Creative Strategy
  • The Creative Strategist is the Leader of the full Category Content team and is responsible for thought leadership and capability building across the OU Category team in all aspects of Content development.
  • Authoring and aligning key stakeholders to IMX briefs; leading agency briefings and identifying innovative ways to measure the effectiveness of brand campaigns.
  • Building the storytelling of the brand, ensuring consistency and strategic continuity through various forms of content amplified at multiple connection points
  • Translating and amplifying the Global Core Creative Ideas for Global and regional (where not lead OU) brands into contemporary communications, that mobilize the KO system, positions the brand for future growth and excite consumers to build Brand Love ( i.e. Equity) and Brand Value (Transactions, Weekly+ Consumers, Baskets etc)
  • Develop exciting/powerful Core Creative Ideas for Regional Brands (as Lead OU) and local brands, anchored on consumer insight
  • Ensuring that all expressions of the brand are in consistence with the Brand Essence and Architecture
  • Relentlessly challenging for more innovative brand experiences
  • Working with the respective OU Brand Team/s to develop a vision and growth strategy for the respective brand / platform; expected to provide input on investment recommendations
  • Working with counterparts in other OUs to help develop and execute cohesive brand/category Creative Strategy
  • Working with OU Human Insights Team to define the killer insights that lead to the most powerful Creative Strategies

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

Relocation:

  • Location is flexible within Africa OU
  • Relocation Offered

Related Work Experience:

  • +10 years of marketing and leadership experience, including leading teams (5+ people)
  • Experience working in cross-functional and cross-geographical teams is preferred
  • Proven ability to communicate both verbally and in written form in a way that engages and inspires key internal and external stakeholders including agency partners.
  • Good understanding of consumer, cultural trends, current and future business needs
  • Ability to lead overall IMX / Communication strategies.
  • Ability to collaborate and create a ‘network’ across disciplines to open new, innovative spaces for brand growth based on consumer insights, cultural trends and current and future business needs.
  • Excellent people leadership skills, particularly the ability to coach and develop others and create a cohesive, focused team
  • Ability to manage complex timelines and manage/influence multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to manage DME resources for maximum efficiencies and return on investment

Work Focus:

  • Ability to collaborate across disciplines to open new, innovative spaces for brand growth based on consumer insights, cultural trends and current and future business needs.  Ability to define overall IMX strategies.

Communication Focus:

  • Role will require frequent communication with OU Category Lead; OU IMX Lead; OU IMX Sub-function Leads; Global, Other OU Category and OU Other Category Creative Strategists.
  • OU Category Creative Strategy Lead must be comfortable communicating innovative approaches to communications strategy and building buy-in across key internal and external stakeholders.

Functional Skills:
Mastery of (Required):

  • Communications / Creative Strategy
  • Human Insights
  • Brand Essence & Architecture Campaign Development & Amplification
  • Agile Ways of Working

Broad Expertise In (Good To Have):

  • Brand (Growth) Strategy
  • Resource Allocation
  • Media Relationships
  • Digital / E-Commerce Growth Strategic Business Analytics

What We Can Do for You:

  • You will be part of the Africa team where teams are the new heroes, and our leaders are inclusive orchestrators. Together, in pursuit of our Company Vision to craft LOVED BRANDS, done SUSTAINABLY, FOR A BETTER SHARED FUTURE, we will:
  • Make our CULTURE Code inevitable
  • Build winning CAPABILITIES
  • Change the DNA of our organization to becoming ADAPTABLE.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • We are doing our best to create a seamless candidate experience for you as you apply for roles within the company.
  • Due to the high volume of vacant positions, the recruitment process may take longer than usual and there may be a longer delay between application and interview. We appreciate your patience.

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