Starke Ayres: Technical Product Specialist

Company Plennegy (Pty) Ltd
Reference # Starke Ayres: Technical Product Specialist
Published 11/10/2018
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Kaalfontein, Gauteng, South Africa
Starke Ayres is seeking a Technical Product Specialist in our Retail Department based at our Head Office in Johannesburg.

The role will mainly focus on:
a)Developing, implementing, reviewing and updating strategic retail marketing plans for Kombat, in order to attract potential customers and retain existing ones.
b)Accomplishing business development and implementing short to mid-term marketing strategies in order to optimise sales and profit growth by researching and introducing suitable actives to satisfy the marketing requirements
Job Functions Chemicals,Retail,Sales
Industries Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector)
• Evaluate the financial aspects of product development, such as budgets, expenditures, research and development appropriations, and return-on-investment and profit-loss projections.
•Analyze market trends and recommend changes to marketing and business development strategies.
•Liaises with and contacts major customers regularly by arrangement with the relevant sales personnel
•Monitors all aspects of a product lifecycle, including long- and short-term development and marketing.
•Provides specialized product and marketing input with regard to the determination of the national and regional market potential of all products, and the establishment of national and international marketing budgets.
•Identifies the national training needs with regard to all assigned products, and supplies input into the implementation of a sustained product training programme.
Minimum Requirements:
•BSc degree with Chemistry as major
•Minimum of 5 years’ experience in sales (Fast-moving consumer goods – FMCG)
•Minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience in a Chemical Product Research role within a Marketing Division.
Job Closing Date 30/11/2018
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