EXECUTIVE MARKETING BUSINESS MANAGER TO CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER - Bloemfontein

Job Description:
Executive Marketing Business Manager to Chief Marketing Officer

Strategy Coordinator to Chief Marketing Officer

We are recruiting for an Executive Associate / Executive Business Manager to the Chief Marketing Officer. The Executive Associate programme is renowned for providing a unique opportunity for the best talent to enjoy accelerated growth and development through work with and exposure to our best and most senior leaders. The role would involve repositioning and revitalising the positioning Strategy of the company and its client facing brands and Create a strategy to optmise the groups agencys supplier portfolio in terms of value and spend
As an Executive Associate you will:

Repositioning and revitalising the positioning Strategy of the company and its client facing brands
Create a strategy to optmise the groups agencys supplier portfolio in terms of value and spend
Identify, negotiate and realise new business opportunities with partners
Participate in strategic debate on an Executive Level
Take ownership of projects that support the realisation of the strategy
Take responsibility for delivering change effectively
Enable and operationalise the strategic initiatives of the executive management team
Provide high level support to the Executive Associate in the execution of his responsibilities
Key outputs

Strategic debate that informs the direction and deliverables of the division
Ability to problem-solve and implement complex and innovative solutions
Detailed research and analysis to provide substance to the ideas and direction of the executive team
Project management of strategic initiatives
Compilation of presentations and speeches for delivery by the Executive Associate to both internal and external audiences
Input into operational design and process efficiencies
Preparation of proposals for strategic partnerships and new products for both external and internal distribution

Competencies

Executive Associates must be exceptional. They must demonstrate:

Exceptional analytical, problem solving and research skills
Creative thinking and the ability to operationalise innovation
An ability to deal with complex issues, as well as migrate between detail and high level requirements
A drive and commitment to exceed expectations
Reliability and dependability – can be counted on
The ability to influence and negotiate with impact across divisions and teams at all levels, and with external parties
A thorough understanding of business dynamics and strategic challenges
Sophisticated written and verbal communication skills for executive-level internal and external delivery
A passion for personal development and growth with a high learning potential
A commitment to excellence
An ability to deal with ambiguity and continuous change
Sound operational understanding and ability to execute flawlessly
Formal qualification/s, preferably at the Masters level or higher or studying towards a Masters level, with a strong analytical or business focus, and a proven record of academic excellence (Actuarial, Engineering, Mathematics, Finance etc.)
Client centred
Six to ten years business experience
Marketing Experience
Extensive business and/or technical experience with a proven track record of innovation, entrepreneurship, delivery and performance
Preference for candidates that have worked within a Consulting environment
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