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National Marketing Manager - Animal Feed






Prostaff Holdings (Pty) Ltd

Minimum requirements for the role:

  • A Bachelors Degree or Diploma in Science or Commerce is essential; alternatively, a minimum of 8-10 years working experience in Sales and Marketing is essential, preferably within a Large Animal Veterinary environment.
  • Must have veterinary and market knowledge of Large Animals.
  • Must have a strong business acumen including strategic planning, organising and forecasting.
  • People management and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Must be computer literate with a good working knowledge of the Microsoft Office packages as well as CRM.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and preferably in Afrikaans.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Developing a compelling marketing vision, mission and strategy for the LAP team.
  • Developing and implementing a marketing planning process that ensures maximum potential of the LAP portfolio.
  • Providing key input for the strategic planning process to the CFO and local financial team.
  • Conducting market analysis and research to evaluate threats and opportunities in the market place.
  • Identifying opportunities to grow new markets and evaluate portfolio potential in those areas.
  • Coordinating product cost analyses, product life cycle scenarios, etc.
  • Optimising net margins by using various types of leverage such as price grids (price positioning), discount pricing and special offers.
  • Creating, developing and retaining an aligned, high-performing, motivated team of people to achieve the desired outcomes of the department.
  • Ensuring that the LAP portfolio stays relevant in the market place.
  • Ensuring the effective implementation of marketing activities and support for effective sales campaigns to optimise market share and profitability.
  • Contributing to achieve targets in terms of sales, net margin, expense and EBIT.

Salary package is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.



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