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  • 13 Sep 2019

    Senior Shopper & Customer Marketing Manager

    Malaysia

    Permanent Position
    An established MNC company specializes in beauty and personal skincare products and carrying one of the world’s largest skin care brands.

    Job Description

    Role Purpose

    Support the development of overall Shopper & Customer Marketing planning strategies as well as responsible for transforming the marketing strategy of assigned product / category / channel into

    tactical plan at store level in order to achieve sales volume and market share target.

    The shopper & trade strategies of the assigned product / category / channel need to be aligned to brand strategies and sales objectives, meaning this role will work closely with both functions and often

    co-responsible for the marketing and pricing activities of the company. Primarily this involves the communication and activation of brand strategies to the sales function via category / channel strategies

    within the knowledge of trade requirements which need to be communicated back to the marketing department. Once agreed plans are in place, this role will monitor compliance to agreed strategies &

    tactics, post analyse results and recommend future changes if necessary.

     

               Shopper & Trade Strategy

    • Develop and implement shopper & trade strategies for the assigned product / category in order to meet the sales & market share objective and target.
    • Plan, review and timely modifications to the in-store promotion calendar for the assigned product / category to align sales and marketing activities.
    • Speedy implementation and review of plan to ensure quick responses to change to market activity is captured and communicated to the brand and sales team.
    • Ensure the regular market analysis / promotion evaluation is undertaken to identify product category issues and opportunities by channel with recommendations to maximize opportunities.
    • Able to identify opportunity and challenge of the business of assigned product / category by using Sales data, Customer’s off-take data, Retail audit, Shopper Research and any data available.

    Strategic Category Planning

    • Coordinate all trade materials for every sales cycle, ensuring strict timelines are adhered to. Ensure communication of trade materials and promotional activity to the sales team prior to the sales cycle.
    • Sales Cycle Presentations: Prepare and present promotional activity of the assigned product / category to the sales team and clearly communicate sales requirements.
    • Involvement in new product listing process to ensure that trade needs and requirements are taken into account.
    • Regular visits to trade to note key competitor activity and to receive trade feedback on promotion activities.
    • Liaise with other concerned parties both internal & external for shopper research and utilize the research finding for developing promotion strategies & campaigns in order to boots up the sales volume and market shares for the assigned product / category.

    In-Store Activation Investment Management

    • To measure, plan, and forecast promotional programs with the trade for the assigned product / category. The objective of this will be to achieve maximum return on investment with our trading customers.

    In-store Execution Management

    • Ensure that the action plan of responsible channel / customer is in line with brand strategy and channel strategy.
    • Ensure that any supported document, tools or presentation is well developed for Sales work.
    • Ensure the POSM of assigned brand is on-time to deliver to Sales team/stores for on-time implementation.

    Team development (applicable to those with direct report)

    • Set clear objective, identify what to do with clear measurement with direct report.
    • On-the-job supervise team to deliver quality work.
    • Identify individual’s development need and action to develop the direct report’s competencies.

    Obtain & alert with competitive knowledge on market

    • Keep abreast with latest market trends and development, with sound knowledge of competitors’ activities
    • Maintain competitive knowledge to create and adjust sales strategies
    • Proactively identify changes in FMCG, delivery systems, competitive pressures to develop and modify strategies and tactics accordingly

    To perform any other ad-hoc duties from time to time

    Expires on 27 Sep 2019

    Posted By

    Emily Poh

    Tel: 012 222 4616

    emilypoh@pplefirst.com

    Requirements

          

    • Diploma or Bachelor holder.
    • At least had been managing a small team for 1-2 years
    • At least 5 years’ experience in sales / marketing management
    • Analytical, business acumen, negotiation, customer-oriented, presentation, result-driven
    • Computer literacy in MS Office,
    • Strong command in Nielson Advisor
    • Good command in English both spoken and written
  • 13 Sep 2019

    Senior Shopper & Customer Marketing Executive

    Malaysia

    Permanent Position
    An established MNC company specializes in beauty and personal skincare products and carrying one of the world’s largest skin care brands.

    Job Description

    Role Purpose

    Support the development of overall Shopper & Customer Marketing planning strategies as well as responsible for transforming the marketing strategy of assigned product / category / channel into tactical plan at store level in order to achieve sales volume and market share target.

    The shopper & trade strategies of the assigned product / category / channel need to be aligned to brand strategies and sales objectives, meaning this role will work closely with both functions and often co-responsible for the marketing and pricing activities of the company. Primarily this involves the communication and activation of brand strategies to the sales function via category / channel strategies within the knowledge of trade requirements which need to be communicated back to the marketing department. Once agreed plans are in place, this role will monitor compliance to agreed strategies & tactics, post analyse results and recommend future changes if necessary.

    Expires on 27 Sep 2019

    Posted By

    Emily Poh

    Tel: 012 222 4616

    emilypoh@pplefirst.com

    Requirements

     

    1. Shopper & Trade Strategy
    • Develop and implement shopper & trade strategies for the assigned product / category in order to meet the sales & market share objective and target.
    • Plan, review and timely modifications to the in-store promotion calendar for the assigned product / category to align sales and marketing activities.
    • Speedy implementation and review of plan to ensure quick responses to change to market activity is captured and communicated to the brand and sales team.
    • Ensure the regular market analysis / promotion evaluation is undertaken to identify product category issues and opportunities by channel with recommendations to maximize opportunities.
    • Able to identify opportunity and challenge of the business of assigned product / category by using Sales data, Customer’s off-take data, Retail audit, Shopper Research and any data available.
    1. Strategic Category Planning
    • Coordinate all trade materials for every sales cycle, ensuring strict timelines are adhered to. Ensure communication of trade materials and promotional activity to the sales team prior to the sales cycle.
    • Sales Cycle Presentations: Prepare and present promotional activity of the assigned product / category to the sales team and clearly communicate sales requirements.
    • Involvement in new product listing process to ensure that trade needs and requirements are taken into account.
    • Regular visits to trade to note key competitor activity and to receive trade feedback on promotion activities.
    • Liaise with other concerned parties both internal & external for shopper research and utilize the research finding for developing promotion strategies & campaigns in order to boots up the sales volume and market shares for the assigned product / category.
       
    1. In-Store Activation Investment Management
    • To measure, plan, and forecast promotional programs with the trade for the assigned product / category. The objective of this will be to achieve maximum return on investment with our trading customers.
    1. In-store Execution Management
    • Ensure that the action plan of responsible channel / customer is in line with brand strategy and channel strategy.
    • Ensure that any supported document, tools or presentation is well developed for Sales work.
    • Ensure the POSM of assigned brand is on-time to deliver to Sales team/stores for on-time implementation.
    1. Team development (applicable to those with direct report)
    • Set clear objective, identify what to do with clear measurement with direct report.
    • On-the-job supervise team to deliver quality work.
    • Identify individual’s development need and action to develop the direct report’s competencies.

    5.Obtain & alert with competitive knowledge on market

    • Keep abreast with latest market trends and development, with sound knowledge of competitors’ activities
    • Maintain competitive knowledge to create and adjust sales strategies
    • Proactively identify changes in FMCG, delivery systems, competitive pressures to develop and modify strategies and tactics accordingly

    6. To perform any other ad hoc duties from time to time

  • 13 Sep 2019

    Marketing Manager

    Malaysia

    Permanent Position
    A global nutrition company that has helped people pursue a healthy, active life since 1980. Their nutrition, weight-management and personal care products are available exclusively through more than 2.3 million independent Members in more than 90 countries.

    Job Description

    1.To lead and responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and reporting of Marketing Strategies toward achieving company Volume Point and Operating Margin targets. This involves the development of an annual Marketing plan, within approved budget, with key activities charted at a minimum on a forward quarter basis to support planning efficiency.
    2. To be abreast of industry and consumer current trends ensuring product portfolio and new product development plans are optimally aligned to meet market needs and capitalize on growth opportunities.
    3. To support the success of key company initiatives, eg Nutrition Clubs/Member Activation Program/etc, to develop strong business foundation
    4. To drive optimal visibility and knowledge depth for Herbalife products/brand and nutrition benefits amongst key internal and external stakeholders
    5. To participate, support and lead where relevant to ensure the optimal success of key local events and where required support regional events.
    6. To optimize Sports Sponsorship to drive maximum awareness for the brand and Herbalife’s Healthy Active Lifestyle philosophy.
    7. To lead, motivate, coach and develop the marketing team members to bring out their best potential and grow with the organization
    8. To continuously explore advancements and provide recommendations to the management in adopting improved marketing skills, technology or training to improve marketing team effectiveness. Recommendations should include objectives, investment requirement and measurement metrics.
    9. Key liaison with regional Marketing team in understanding global or regional marketing directions and localize initiatives, eg translation, where applicable to ensure optimal outcome.
    10. To lead in the development and optimization of marketing communication channels, both conventional and digital, to optimize timely, accurate and relevant information sharing of Herbalife products, promotions and nutrition to distributors.
    11. To support the General Manager on assigned tasks from time to time

    Expires on 13 Oct 2019

    Posted By

    Emily Poh

    Tel: 012 222 4616

    emilypoh@pplefirst.com

    Requirements

    •  University Graduate or equivalent with related majors
    •  5 years experience in marketing & corporate events, sales incentive planning and/or corporate communications systems with at least 3 years in a management position. Experience in MLM an added advantage.
    •  Proven trackrecord in developing business strategies and plans, at the same time ensuring proper execution of strategies to meet both business and organizational objectives A hands-on individual with excellent leadership, motivational, organizational and human relations skills.
    •  Ability to maintain a positive attitude, handle challenges in a positive manner and establish rapport with distributors and management while maintaining professionalism.
    • Energetic, initiative, assertive, open-minded and hardworking with good interpersonal skills
    • Ability to solve practical problems and carry out responsibilities under minimum supervision
    • Ability to function as an effective team member.
    • Have a good understanding of the principals of time management and be able to demonstrate strong
    • organizational skills
    •  Ability to work in a results orientated atmosphere meeting tight deadlines under constant pressure
    •  Ability to interact effectively at all levels with sensitivity to cultural diversity
    • Ability to adapt as the external environment and organization evolves
    • Excellent oral and written English and Malay skills. Ability to communication in Mandarin an added
    • advantage.
    •  Proficient with Microsoft Office environment (Word, Excel, Power Point) and email.
    •  Frequent travel is required.
  • 13 Sep 2019

    US GAAP Analyst

    Malaysia

    Permanent Position
    Our esteemed client is a long-established insurer in Malaysia. Location: Kuala Lumpur

    Job Description

    Job Description
    The US GAAP Analyst assists with US GAAP production and analysis in the KL Center of Excellence (CoE) for the assigned Local Business Units (LBU): Japan, Korea, and Australia.

     

    Responsibilities
    Customer

    • Assists with US GAAP production and analysis in the KL Center of Excellence (CoE) for the assigned Local Business Units (LBU): Japan, Korea, and Australia.
    • Support for documentation of US GAAP production and analysis.

     

    Technical

    • Supports US GAAP actuarial financial reporting for assigned LBUs and feeds journal entry support information to Controllers group.
    • Calculates DAC and VOBA for assigned LBUs.
    • Conducts loss recognition testing and DAC recoverability analysis.
    • Calculates and reviews GAAP reserves according to principles and Standards of Practice (SoPs).
    • Calculates fair value and reserves, as needed.
    Expires on 13 Oct 2019

    Posted By

    Cheryl Leong

    Tel: +603 2263 4813

    cherylleong@peoplefirst.jobs

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, or actuarial science.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to analyze, interpret and address customer needs.
       
  • 13 Sep 2019

    EV (Embedded Value) Analyst

    Malaysia

    Permanent Position
    Our esteemed client is a long-established insurer in Malaysia. Location: Kuala Lumpur

    Job Description

      

    Job Description

    • The EV Analyst will assist on Embedded Value (EV) production and analysis in the KL Center of Excellence (CoE) for the assigned Local Business Units (LBU): Japan, Korea, and Australia.

     

    Responsibilities

    Customer

    • Assists with EV production and analysis in the KL Center of Excellence (CoE) for the assigned Local Business Units (LBU): Japan, Korea, and Australia.
    • Support for documentation of EV production and analysis.

     

    Technical

    • Supports the aggregation of cash flow results.
    • Apply necessary adjustments to base cash flow results, such as expense, capital, reinsurance and tax.
    • Supports corporate model aggregation and analyses.
    • Assists with SOX controls and internal audits.

      

    Expires on 13 Oct 2019

    Posted By

    Cheryl Leong

    Tel: +603 2263 4813

    cherylleong@peoplefirst.jobs

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, or actuarial science.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to analyze, interpret and address customer needs.
  • 12 Sep 2019

    Lead / Senior Achitect

    Malaysia

    Permanent Position
    Our esteemed client is a long-established insurer in Malaysia. Location: Kuala Lumpur

    Job Description

    Job Description

    • Subject matter expert position in information technology.
    • Position influences Asia and regional leaders to ensure success of enterprise‐level programs across the globe.
    • Position drives to maximize efficiency in both application development and infrastructure.
    • Position assures that the value delivered by each of the Company's departments is aligned to the Company's strategies and standards in order to maximize synergies and enterprise leverage, and at the same time support local needs.


    Key Responsibilties

    • Assist all departmental executives to develop, monitor and continually update long term information technology architecture, roadmaps and annual plans. Identify gaps or deficiencies in the existing portfolio of IT solutions, management information systems and reporting, technology landscape and processes.
    • Provide leadership over IT architects in several APAC countries in addition to matrix management of departmental architects and technical leaders as required.
    • Facilitate an effective function or program, including the coordination of an appropriately balanced pursuit of enterprise business, information, technical and solution architecture viewpoints; 
    • Simplify the IT landscape by reducing complexity, diversity of solution and establishing consistency of approach within IT. This can cover IT applications and Infrastructure architecture.
    • Manage the identification and analysis of enterprise business drivers to derive enterprise business, information, technical and solution architecture requirements; including analysing industry, technology to determine their potential impacts on the Company's architecture landscape.
    • Illustrate a deep understanding of how both current and future technology can be used to drive business transformation.
    • Identify organizational requirements for the resources, structures and cultural changes necessary to support the Enterprise Architecture.
    • Advise and collaborate locally and regionally with all levels of financial, non‐financial, technical and executive audiences to develop strategies and ensure integrity of the architecture program.
    • Drive the development of enterprise standards and strategic target states and ensure alignment across technology departments and business functions.
    • Cultivate an environment of innovation, thought leadership, and partnership.
    • Facilitate recurring internal architecture, roadmap and standards meetings and assure action plans are fully developed and assigned to the appropriate departmental executives. 
    • Liaise with external vendors and technology partners.
    Expires on 12 Oct 2019

    Posted By

    Cheryl Leong

    Tel: +603 2263 4813

    cherylleong@peoplefirst.jobs

    Requirements

    • Candidates must demonstrate specific experience developing country or regional enterprise information technology architecture, standards and plans for companies of USD500 mil or more, with information technology spend of USD1M or more.  
    • Candidates expected to have wide technical knowledges on SOA Architecture, Microservices, Cloud or Infra and so on. 
    • Candidates must have 8+ Years of experience managing regional and global software delivery and architecture teams preferably in the insurance or financial services industries 
    • Candidates must have a deep understanding of the financial services business and be able to discuss the business implications of technology decisions, as well as the technology implications of business decisions, particularly in terms of costs and implementation roadmaps.
    • Candidates must demonstrate specific experience developing the strategic vision for an organization and prioritizing its most critical needs.
    • Candidates must have 5+ years’ experience with IT Governance in multi‐business unit environments (decision rights), and demonstrate strong negotiating skills.
    • Candidates must demonstrate expertise and implementation experience in Enterprise Architecture frameworks such as TOGAF, Zachman and other associated frameworks. 
    • Candidates must demonstrate expertise in the use of Enterprise Architecture tools and systems including but not limited to application portfolio management and application / infrastructure modelling. 
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of financial, non‐financial, technical and executive audiences.  
    • Deep understanding of the business and the ability to discuss technological terminology in business terms. 
    • Candidates must have the ability to develop strategic relationships with their client groups and vendor partners.
    • Strong leadership skills required to restructure and continually refine organizational goals and direction.
    • Ability to direct multiple teams' activities; ability to direct, motivate and develop project staff in an evolving environment. 
    • Strong interpersonal, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. 
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of financial, non‐financial, technical and executive audiences.  
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Asian languages.

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