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Senior Brand Manager - Healthcare (Nurofen, Gaviscon, Strepsils, Dettol, Durex and other brands)

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RB (formerly called Reckitt Benckiser) is the world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company. The company has operations in over 60 countries, with headquarters in the UK, Singapore, Dubai and Amsterdam, and sales in almost 200 countries. The company employs approximately 37,000 people worldwide.

With a purpose of delivering innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, RB is in the top 20 of companies listed on the London Stock Exchange. Today it is the global No 1or No 2 in the majority of its fast-growing categories, driven by an exceptional rate of innovation. Its health, hygiene and home portfolio is led by 19 global Powerbrands of  Nurofen, Strepsils Gaviscon, Mucinex, Durex, Scholl, Lysol, MegaRed, Dettol, Veet, Harpic, Bang, Veja, Mortein, Finish, Vanish, Calgon, Air Wick, and French’s.  At the start of 2014 RB had 43% of its core revenues coming from its 2 emerging market Areas and 57% from its developed market Area; 72% of core revenues came from the health and hygiene categories of the portfolio.


As a member of the Marketing team you are focused on driving growth in your market by leading the execution of the brand marketing for a brand in line with country commercial strategy as set by the Area.







 Responsible for the achievement of financial and market share targets for a brand or group of brands in the market.

Responsible for marketing for a brand or group of brands in the market with responsibility for activation excellence of Area Powerbrand plans.
  • Works across functions including Area, PO1 team, supply, sales and finance to develop and execute successful commercial plans in order to  deliver financial and share plans and targets
  • Manages initiative development and activation of any local brands in the portfolio including development of new products, consumer and shopper communications
  • Generates and proposes business development initiatives (BDIs) for the brand(s) based on consumer, shopper and market understanding. 
  • Supports the Trade marketing team as required in the implementation of the store-format activation plans or optimizing product assortment and promotional strategy. 
  • Supports the Sales team in creating customer presentations and meeting customer requirements.


Key Challenges:

·        Ability to drive business agenda using all available data and resources

·        Clearly communicate actionable insights and drive results across multiple teams

·        Ability to manage several projects and workstreams, and work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

·        Development of strong relationships with all the stakeholders and cross functional teams


Skills & Experience required:

·        Strong analytical skills (using Nielsen, Consumers Quals and Quant research, etc) that translate into a strong understanding of marketing and trade marketing landscape

·        Confident in presenting analysis, diagnosis and solutions to top management;

·        Strong strategic thinking, planning, and priority setting

·        Experience in managing direct reports

·        Excellent project management skills

·        Excellent communication skills both written and oral

·        Minimum 6 years’ experience, preferably with 3 years relevant experience client-side or within a research agency in an analytics role, preferably working on an FMCG product or brand

·        Experience launching new products to market, getting claims approved and forming roll out plan

·        Ability to work well with sales teams to ensure translation of brand strategy to customers

Technical / professional qualifications required:

·        Masters in business/marketing/management or related discipline

·        Significant and proven experience with syndicated data and analytics in agency and client side

·        Proven ability to effectively manage large-scale brand research and budgets including

·        Experience in working within a global leading FMCG matrix structured organization

·        Proven track record as a top performer within a multi cultural environment.

·        Strong analytics background and passion.

·        Proven leadership skills including initiative, communication, creativity, bias towards action, and success even in the face of ambiguity



In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly Global organisation.

Base Annual salary: Between 50,000 GBP and 60,000 GBP

Closing Date: 26/07/2018


RB is different: ‘good enough’ isn’t good enough here.

RB is the world's leading consumer health and hygiene company, We work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through our brands like Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish.


Apply Now for a chance to really change the game!

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