Ericsson Nigeria Job Vacancy for Director of Marketing

Job Title: Director of Marketing

Ref No: 00109067
Location: NG-Lagos-Lagos


    Master’s degree in related fields (MBA, MSc or similar).
The Director of Marketing is responsible for the marketing function in sub-Saharan Africa in line with the Group marketing strategy and Regional Growth plan.

Responsibility and authority

Drive market category growth and facilitate leads generation
    Drive brand, category, experience and product marketing in alignment with the EP, CUs and Communication.
    Drive all the marketing customer engagement and manage single point of contact for the CUs
    To oversee the Marketing function in the Region
    Develop and implement marketing plan to drive the global marketing strategy as well as Regional growth plan.
    Drive alignment with the various Units in the Region, GF and Business Units.

    Management of responsibilities in accordance with directives from GF Marketing. Leads the development and implementation of the Regional Marketing plan.

Delegation of responsibility

    Responsibility delegation is driven by regional directives or the Head of Strategy and Marketing.

Interface, contacts and co-operation

    Regional LT
    Market and industry players (i.e. new business actors, key influencers)
    Regional Industry analysts
    Regional Management Team
    Customer Units
    Group Functions
    Engagement Practices


    Significant experience (> 10 years) relevant for driving marketing strategy development and execution, and business development across a region
    Significant telecom industry experience and experience in areas with regional growth potential. Experience in related industries such as media, ICT and consumer electronics is desirable.
    Proven and solid general management background with strong business acumen and experience in senior positions in an international environment
    Demonstrated background of delivering of marketing interventions that created business impact.

Skills and Competence:

    Ability to develop and drive change to execute on business objectives.
    Strong leadership and team building skills with proven capability to motivate and develop a team to success.
    Possess a sound business sense and a strong ability to think strategically.
    Proven ability to drive change, strategy execution and inspire innovative strategic and marketing initiatives.
    Excellent communication and value argumentation skills, both verbal and written. Ability to build trust in external engagements.
    Strong planning, delivery and organizational skills
    Self-motivated, resourceful and result-oriented.
    Strong social and interpersonal skills.

Method of Application

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Deadline: 23rd October, 2013

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