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  • Posted: May 17, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Welcome to Coca-Cola South Africa, the company that does the most for community upliftment and is the home of South Africa’s favourite brand. It is the mission of TheCoca-Cola Company to refresh the world, inspire moments of optimism and happiness, create value and make a difference. Here you’ll find everything you want to know about the Coca-...
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    Frontline Marketing Manager – Zambia and Namibia

    Position Overview:

    • The Frontline Senior Marketing Manager will be the marketing lead for the respective country/region with the overall responsibility for the local relevance, alignment and implementation of marketing plans. Working closely with Country team, Bottling partners and collaborating across all functions to deliver the business plans as measured by volume, share and profit.
    • Lead the execution and amplification of marketing plans in the local market as per the brands strategy and operating unit strategy
    • Provide nuanced country/regional level input on marketing strategy and plans (e.g. consumer / shopper insights).
    • Develop relationships with key partners (bottlers) and ensure alignment and buy-in on marketing agenda.
    • Coordinate full details (calendars, resources, metrics) of local activation with Bottlers.

    Function Related Activities/Key Responsibilities:

    • Manage the marketing plans and integration of plans in country/region with the relevant bottler. Also integrate plans with local commercial strategies together with Franchise team and bottler (objectives, DME investments, tracking execution and success metrics, activity calendars, including Innovation projects and IMX Campaigns).
    • Provide input on Regional brand plans (activities, calendars, execution of allocated DME) and local innovation opportunities.
    • Co-create on development of market-level innovation projects and provide market input for Operating Unit (OU) led IMX campaigns (as applicable).
    • Oversee localization and real-time amplification of IMX campaigns within the country/region, providing input to relevant OU IMX team.
    • Manage brand activation at the local level, including POSM activations, consumer promotions, experiential marketing, and events (leveraging mkt assets), in coordination with bottlers.
    • Lead country/region marketing preparation and participation in key business System Review meetings. Support coordination of Franchise routines together with Franchise Managers.
    • Work closely with Platform services to ensure timely procurement process management and compliance related to brand activations.
    • OU Front-Line Marketing Portfolio Activator will be the key marketing representative of respective country/region with the overall responsibility for the local relevance, alignment and implementation of marketing plans. Work closely with Franchise team, Bottlers and collaborate across all functions to deliver the plan as measured by volume, share and profit.

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor's Degree

    Related Work Experience:

    • 6+ years significant market and leadership experience.
    • Direct experience with marketing activation.
    • Business and commercial acumen.
    • Ideally experience working with TCCC external partners (bottlers and customers).
    • Experience working in cross-functional and cross-geographical teams is preferred.

    Functional Skills:

    • Marketing activation / execution                                
    • POs and experiential marketing                                  
    • Business / Commercial Acumen                                   
    • Relationship management (with INTERNAL & external stakeholders)        

    What We Can Do for You: You will be part of the Africa team where teams are the new heroes and our leaders are inclusive orchestrators. Together, in pursuit of our Company Vision to craft LOVED BRANDS, done SUSTAINABLY, FOR A BETTER SHARED FUTURE, we will:

    • Leverage our Bounderless Network
    • Make our culture code inevitable
    • Build winning Capabalities
    • Change the DNA of our organization to becoming Adaptable


    • Campaign Execution; Thought Leadership; Cross-Functional Teamwork; Marketing Strategies; Project Management; Business Planning; Business Relationships; Brand Activations

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    Total Rewards Consultant

    Job Description

    • This role will be part of the Total Rewards team within Coca-Cola EMEA People Services hub and will be predominantly responsible for leading Benefits-related projects focused on implementing leading Total Rewards solutions for Coca-Cola employees among EMEA countries.
    • The TRC will be continuously reviewing Benefits, Leaves and Allowances offerings, comparing them to external market benchmarks and drafting recommendations for improvements and enhancements, identifying opportunities and risks and refining priorities in line with business needs.
    • As a central role within the HR community, the TRC will be executing the global Benefits (and Total Rewards) strategy locally by collaborating with Business Leaders in the regions in the process of deployment of modern and harmonized TR solutions.
    • The role will closely cooperate with numerous stakeholders among the broad HR community of Coca-Cola such as Benefits Center of Excellence, Total Rewards Management, HR Business Partners in the regions as well as Legal and Employee Relations, Finance and Taxation departments and external vendors.
    • A significant part of this role will be leading modernization and automation initiatives in the Total Rewards space by recommending HR system improvements and managing projects involving external stakeholders as well as IT and HR partners.
    • Ensures Benefits offerings governance and compliance in line with legal requirements and internal company guidelines.


    • Project Management skills
    • General HR processes knowledge
    • Stakeholder management and influencing skills (client-facing and business-facing exposure)
    • Customer centricity and business awareness
    • Resilience, ownership, assertiveness
    • Analytical skills

    Optional, nice to have:

    • Total Rewards offerings understanding (Pension, Healthcare, Company Cars, Life and Accident Insurance, Severance packages)
    • Benchmarking methodology
    • Technology: MS Excel and Power BI, Workday, Darwin
    • External market reports familiarity (Mercer, WTW)
    • Experience in Benefits Policy creation in accordance with country specific Law regulations

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