Shopper Manager

Your Responsibilities:
GlaxoSmithKline is a global research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare company. GSK is bound by a global promise to keep patients' interests at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to driving innovation and best practice in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, leading with ethical approaches to all our activities, access to medicines and reinvestment into the communities we operate in. Our diverse business is made up of three distinct areas: Pharmaceuticals (including vaccines), Consumer Healthcare (household names such as Panadol, Voltaren, Nicabate and Sensodyne).

As an innovative pharmaceutical company, we rely on experts within our teams who come from a wide range of backgrounds working together towards our mission to help people feel better, do more and live longer.

The Role:
An opportunity is available at our Ermington site for a Shopper Manager to join the team. You will be joining a team of 3 and will be responsible for executing flawless shopper marketing activations and programs. You will be working closely with sales and category to ensure alignment.
Responsibilities include
•Develop customer shopper marketing plan, incorporating excellent activation of brand events, retailer centric overlays and loyalty driving levers.
•Execute flawlessly defined shopper marketing programs with Shopper Marketing Controller ensuring deliverables are met on time with the accounts.
•Manage shopper marketing budget ensuring spend is maximised and allocated appropriately across categories and brands.
•Optimise shopper marketing spend through ongoing evaluation and effective prioritisation across account base.
•Develop customer specific proprietary shopper insights that demonstrate shopper marketing thought leadership and drive competitive advantage.
•Inspire and build confidence in the value of shopper marketing with interfacing functions and customer contacts including broader commercial training on Shopper marketing 101.
The person:

You will be a team player with a "can do attitude" with an ability to work independently. You have previous experience in Shopper Marketing and can work with cross-functional teams (internal and eternally) to deliver results. You can move from one task to another as well as juggle several conflicting priories at once. Your flexibility and resilience is pivotal to your success in the role.

About you:
•Commercial experience with a preference in shopper/brand marketing, retail activation or customer management.
•A minimum of a relevant degree.
•Previous experience in shopper, consumer including digital marketing campaigns.
•Ability to execute flawlessly with strong time and project management skills.
•Proven ability to develop insight led retailer marketing plans that drive competitive advantage.
•Preferably experience of working directly with customers to deliver business plan.
•Experience of managing agencies on campaigns / creative development including digital.
•Good understanding of P&L and impact of shopper spend on channel profitability with thorough ROI process understanding.
•Experience of managing or being part of a cross-functional team.
•Ability to lead initiatives.
•Good communication skills, both verbal and written.

In return:
We can offer you a rewarding culture that values you, focuses on your career progression, and makes you an integral part of our success. To become part of our team please apply online now. Successful applicants will be notified of next steps.
GSK does not accept applications from third party channels.

Why You?

Basic qualifications:

Preferred qualifications:

Why GSK?:
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare is a science-led healthcare company, with a proud history in Australia dating back to 1886. Our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Preventing and treating disease is challenging and inspiring work. We support, develop and reward the people that make-up our talented workforce.

Contact information:
You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.
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