Posted on :
26 Feb, 2018
26 Feb, 2018
Enjoying together around good food” defines the essence of GBfoods. Today, with a turnover of around 1 billion euros and a team of 2400 employees, the Group is present in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, CIS Republics, in 30 countries in Africa and the Middle East.
Since its launch, more than 40 years ago in Africa, Jumbo has become the leading brand, strongly integrated into the local culinary heritage. Today, Jumbo is a well-loved brand reputed as a friend and a partner to women in their efforts to nurture happy and healthy families. Every year 4 billion Jumbo cubes are consumed throughout the African continent.
Gino provides a wide range of quality products to African families: tomato paste and mix, seasonings, pasta and rice among other products.
Job Title: Consumer Insights/Market Research Regional Manager
Role & Responsibilities:
We are looking for a expert in Consumer Insights expert that will be responsible for all Africa region market.
He/she will be responsible for launching the CI activity in Africa region and creating and leading the new CI team, as well as overseeing all the ongoing strategy implementation afterwards. his/her main responsibilties will be:
Governance and process:
-Revise CI protocol (communication, innovation, product) for Africa
-Roll-out best practices
-Lead, implement and validate all researches from early stage to end
-Define CI common tools per Business Units (briefings, reports..)
-Lead Budget definition, implementation and controlling
Lead the local CI team:
-Create and recruit a solid CI team for Africa
-Training new comers for CI
-Education and support regional team in strategic thinking and approach
Complete the key CI pool of suppliers for Africa specially qualitative research
-Build a unique data base for market dynamics
-Re-challenge current sources of market dynamics per Business unit
-Stablish tracking tools to follow up key launches
Africa start plan:
-Participate in defining the strategy of core categories
What can you expect from us?
Being part of a challenging project within a multinational company
What do we expect from you?
We look for someone to bring his/her knowledge in the African market to GBfoods in an exciting project, going the extra mile, and an excellent people manager.
Get to know us better:
-GBfoods career page
-Jumbo Linkedin company page
5-8 years of experience in consumer insights analysis role
Excellent understanding of African markets (Nigeria, Ghana, etc)
Experience in people management
Strong knowledge of market research tools and techniques