Category Brand Manager

Position: Category Brand Manager

Location: Kano

Salary: Negotiable

Our client, is a global FMCG company and are market leaders in the development and innovative manufacturing of a variety of food products within Nigeria and across Africa.

They are currently on an active look out for a suitable candidate as an experienced Category Brand Manager. He/she will be responsible for the product category while delivering category targets, managing full P & L and building all the brands varieties within the category.

Reporting to the Marketing Director, this position will be focusing on the below:

  • Develop strategies for new or updated products that could improve their category’s overall performance and work with the marketing team; build partnerships in the industry to promote a category’s products while cutting costs and increasing product sales.
  • Analyze data or insights to determine industry and consumer trends while leading projects for innovations and new products development to deliver profitable projects/ new launches.
  • Responsible for the pricing and overall promotion of a product category to maximize consumer appeal. Relationships with vendors and product range management will also be part of your duties.
  • Liaise with marketing teams to determine competitive pricing and promotional activities of a product category
  • Make forecasts for product demand to ensure the sustainability of inventory


  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 5 – 8 years of relevant experience in similar role and industry (FMCG).
  • Solid knowledge of category management, marketing and sales principles and must have a commercial mindset and full comprehension of marketing and sales principles.
  • Understanding of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills to relay and/or drive strategies to important senior stakeholders

Please send CV in WORD FORMAT to to apply, if you meet the requirements above.

Referrals are also welcomed. Thank you.

If you are qualified, please send CV in WORD FORMAT to with subject as Operations Directior’ and you will be contacted shortly after.

Job Location: kano

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