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Title: PBB Marketing Manager Job at Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc
Post by: Jobrib on Mar 31, 2014, 01:31 AM
Job Title: PBB Marketing Manager

Job ID: 12585

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Division: Group Marketing and Communications

Position Category: Group Marketing

Employment Type: Full Time – Permanent

Employer: Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc (part of Standard Bank Group)

Division Proposition: Standard Bank Group enjoys a unique reputation across the globe. Our consistent brand values of service and innovation are reflected in every one of our client relationships and financial transactions. Optimising and projecting this image of quality and advantage is the responsibility of our marketing team, who are now looking for a highly skilled online marketing specialists to join their busy team, based in Johannesburg – Head Office.

Position Description:

• To deliver real value to allocated portfolios by executing against the given marketing and communication strategy and plan

• To develop marketing and communications campaign and collateral strategies

• To execute marketing and communications campaigns and collateral requirements

• To manage the relationship with business partners

• To continually seek ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of marketing and communications

Key responsibilities:

• Develop campaign and collateral strategies.  Ensure alignment to the business strategy for the particular portfolio, and the BU Marketing and Communications strategy and brand strategy.

• Translate knowledge of the market into campaign and collateral propositions.

• Project management of marketing and communications campaigns and projects to ensure delivery on time, within budget and on objectives set.

• Ensure centrally coordinated campaigns are translated into local tactics.

• Evaluate all campaigns and projects. This includes the setting of targets, indentifying of measurement tools and reporting.

• Collaborate with the relevant Marketing and Communications specialist within Group Marketing to optimise the effectiveness of marketing and communication

• Collaborate with Marketing and Communication specialists in the team to optimise the impact of projects

• Collaborate with other Marketing and Communications managers to optimise the shared opportunities

• Ensure all agency and studio briefings yield relevant solutions, efficiently.

• Manage the relationship with business partners and act as a link between Marketing and Comms and business areas to ensure buy-in into campaign strategies and creative and media strategies

• Support business units in developing ad hoc material using marketing resources (e.g. the studio). Optimise activities and the use of resources.

• Effectively manage the marketing and communication budgets for the campaigns, tracking spend against budget and ensuring on time payment of invoices.

• Manage the day-to-day development and production of marketing and communications elements

• Record all information and material on all campaigns and projects cohesively and comprehensively (charters, briefs, budgets, creative and media strategies, creative, media plans, reviews)

Key performance measures:

• Understanding and application of the business strategies within the portfolio, and how it relates to the BU and country strategy

• Understanding and application of the BU Marketing and Communications, and brand strategies.

• Quality of the campaign and collateral strategies and plans

• Quality of insight into the market: consumer attitudes and behaviours

• Efficiency and effectiveness of project management

• Quality of marketing and communications charters

• Quality of agency briefs and debriefs

• Quality of all marketing and communications elements produced

• Quality of localised tactics related to centrally managed campaigns and projects

• The quality of campaign/project evaluations and reporting

• Effectiveness of marketing and communications campaigns, collateral and projects

• Quality of the relationship with business partners, agencies, studio and others within Marketing and Communications

• Quality of financial reporting and management of budgets

• Quality of record keeping

• Quality of leadership and people management

Key dimensions of the job:

• Total number of people in the marketing team: 13

• No of direct reports: 3

• Responsible for managing campaign budgets

• Sphere of influence:  Project team working on a specific project / campaign

Required Skills and Qualifications:


• A degree in Commerce or Marketing

• Working knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies

• Working knowledge of the economic drivers in a business

• Working knowledge of various media and the creative requirements

• Working knowledge of production processes


• Minimum 8years  years experience in a Marketing and Communications role from  a bank, FMCG, Telecommunications or Agency background

• Must have managed a project budget of approximately N300 mil

• Must have experience in managing and leading people

Required Competencies:

Personal competencies:

• Ability to identify human insights

• Strong project management skills

• Strong selling and influencing skills – required to sell and collaborate on concepts with others in the Marketing and Communication team, business and agencies, to ensure integration and synergy / agreement between key stakeholders.

• Ability to build relationships based on report and trust

• Ability to communicate with impact

• Ability to management conflict and seek resolution.  

• Ability to ignite passion for Standard Bank Group brand.

• A creative thinker

• Socially confident, personally empowered (takes the initiative)

• Team worker

• Strong presentation and facilitation skill

• Able to work under pressure

• Forward thinker and able to anticipate and manage potential risks

• Adaptable and resilient – able to cope with ongoing change and support others through the process

• Ability to influence others to effect marketing and communication plans

Additional information:

• The working environment is collaborative and project based. Recognised ability in building and facilitating productive working relationships is critical to ensure the smooth execution of the Marketing and Communications process.

• Forward planning and assertiveness are critical attributes in terms of planning and successfully coordinating the delivery of project outcomes.

• Standard Bank Group is a global brand and has a monobrand strategy which has significant impact on decentralised marketing and communication strategies and plans

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