Marketing eCommerce Manager Africa

Sales and Marketing

Job Location


Job Type

Full Time


Bachelor's Degree

Total Positions


BEE Position


Job Description

Oversee and drive commercial development in terms of Marketing, Recurring Revenue, Branding, Commercial Excellence and E-business across the Africa Region. 
Essential Qualifications & Experience:
• Degree in Marketing Management or similar. 
• Digital marketing certifications 
• 5 - 7 years of marketing experience working in a branded house environment, ideally for an international company. 
• Essential to have extensive experience in managing digital marketing, with CMS, SEO and digital strategy development.
• Strong experience in e-business and growing an e-commerce sales footprint 
• Content management experience – PR, print and digital 
• Minimum 3 years’ management experience 
• Broad range of marketing experience including traditional, digital, PR and communications 
• Background in digital system implementation is an advantage, plus CRM experience 
• Experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa is ideal 
• Experience in B2B with some B2C experience. 
• Successful track record in delivering innovative marketing strategies and campaigns 
• Broad experience across traditional and digital marketing, and PR 
• Must be willing to travel throughout Africa 
• Experience managing multiple brands and multiple channels 
• Good media contacts 
• Experience in the security or construction/property development sector would be advantageous but not critical

Job Duties

Key Result Areas:  
• Develop and execute an eBusiness strategy across Africa 
• Manage and implement the Commercial Excellence program throughout the region 
• Work with the commercial teams on growing recurring revenue throughout Africa 
• Manage and implement (with various stakeholders) the new CRM system and other group digital tools
• Work with leadership to understand company strategy and develop marketing strategies aligned to achieving company goals, develop specific plans and budgets with relevant business leaders 
• Manage budget to ensure fit to budget and any changes to strategy or budget 
• Develop, implement and monitor annual marketing strategies, channel and brand plans. 
• Become the brand champion ensuring the brand proposition and values are delivered through the Marketing mix. 
• Manage the digital marketing and e-commerce sites around the region - multiple sites and multiple social media accounts 
• Recommend and help implement promotional strategies for both commercial and residential segments 
• Implement brand communication programs including packaging design, PR and advertising on multiple brands 
• Manage external Marketing agencies. 
• Manage multi-segment product launches 
• Become the market expert providing consumer and market insights. 
• Support business unit projects with the major customer accounts. 
• Manage the marketing budget. 
• Delivery of Marketing activity and new product launches on time and to budget. 
• Development of Marketing team. 
• Implement, & Manage Customer surveys  

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