Senior Brand Manager,

United Kingdom, England, Slough

Business unit: DP Marketing

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


Senior Brand Manager
Upto £53,500 + bonus, pension, 25days holiday, flexible benefits & staff discounts
Slough, Berkshire
A marketing professional who has managed multiple categories or brands in a high performing business you are now ready to develop your career in a business that will make the most of your talents and build on your skills. That business is AkzoNobel. Home to world class products, including the Dulux ‘Super Brand’; We are recognised the world over for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering market leading products. We are a company that will encourage your input, welcome your ideas and act on them. We are now recruiting a Senior Brand Manager to drive financial and share growth for Colour Mixing as well as support the roll out of our new Dulux in store proposition into customers.
As Senior Brand Manager you will deliver against sales targets for the annual commercial plan across a range of projects and initiatives for our Professional Brands. This will involve activating plans, promotions and product launches in the market place. You will take responsibility for portfolio monitoring and management as well as support the key customer implementation program too. You will also lead on the development of new paint products and concepts, based on your consumer insight.

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Closing date

December 10, 2016

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United Kingdom





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DP Marketing

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Job requirements/Candidate profile

Of graduate caliber, you will have a background in a commercial Product or Brand role as well as cross functional experience in a large company. Used to controlling budgets, you are commercially astute and will have ideally managed product launches from development to activation as well as experience of a stage gate approach to product launch. You will have a passion for understanding customers and are comfortable managing external agencies and suppliers and budget management too. You will also be the sort of person who is passionate about excellence and delivers on commitments
AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.
At AkzoNobel, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be a Senior Brand Manager in a business that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop, please visit our website via the link.

AkzoNobel. Where your ideas go far.