Marketing Manager, Personal Care – MENA Jobs in Dubai at Beiersdorf

Title: Marketing Manager, Personal Care – MENA

Company: Beiersdorf

Location: Dubai

At Beiersdorf, we want to help people feel good about their skin – and our commitment goes far beyond caring for skin. For 140 years, we have developed innovative skin and body care products for well-known brands such as NIVEA, Eucerin, La Prairie, Hansaplast, and Labello. We act according to our purpose, WE CARE BEYOND SKIN, and take responsibility for our consumers, our employees, the environment and society.

Behind every brand, every product and every accomplishment are our more than 20,000 employees. It is for them that we live a culture of inclusion, respect and trust that is strongly aligned with our values CARE, COURAGE, SIMPLICITY and TRUST. We embrace diversity by valuing the uniqueness of each individual and being committed to equal opportunities for all.

Role Purpose

Responsible for the long-term growth of Beiersdorf MENA through the continuous development of the brand portfolio & equity in line with the overall company strategy, KPI’s and roadmap.

Lead a team of brand managers to drive competitive and profitable growth for the relevant portfolio of brands / categories. Partner and lead CU – Affiliate marketing teams across MENA region and drive category thinking and deployment.

Develop and coach Marketing team, and lead cross functional teams, both local and international to deliver on business objectives.

Your Accountabilities


Communicate and collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure their full understanding of in-market performance & of the defined marketing strategies and ensure the excellence of implementation in the market.

As the head of the respective sub brand(s), take an active and leading role within the cross-functional team, ensuring effective operational running of the respective sub brand(s) & maximizing its growth.

As part of the Senior Leadership Team within the Marketing function, take an active role in developing and shaping the marketing team and team structure, as well as improving the overall engagement of the marketing team.

Strategy & Product Development

In line with overall company objectives, develop and refine the respective category/sub brand strategy within a 1–3-year horizon.

Develop annual Marketing & Communication Plan (including cascading down into annual S&CM/sales plan) and gain approval with the Executive Team.

Identify market challenges, opportunities, right segment focus and product portfolio.

Define portfolio architecture, assortment strategy and partner with the Global marketing team / Regional team to develop a strong pipeline.

Recommend sound pricing strategy and on an on-going basis track its execution & recommend pricing adjustments.

Communication Development & Digital

Develop & execute integrated, industry leading 360 communication campaigns in line with key campaign objectives, delivering consistent & cut-through brand message across all channels.

Lead the development of exceptional communication assets for key innovations.

Push boundaries for Claims Development.

Take an active part of the digital transformation within the organization and be responsible for the development & execution of all digital brand campaigns.

Financial Management

Ensure delivery against all key financial & Marketing KPIs.

Tight margin management, with the view of constantly finding ways to improve margin.

Develop price strategy to ensure competitiveness in market is achieved, still driving premium / superiority positioning, and managing margins and bottom line…

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