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Country Marketing Manager

About Kerry

Requisition ID 3475
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter KB1
Posting Type LI


At Kerry, our mission is to help nourish and delight consumers across the globe. Since our start as a dairy co-operative in Ireland in the 1970s, we've grown to employ over 24,000 people in more than 30 countries. Although we continue to provide dairy to the world, our expertise and offerings now include the customisation and production of ingredients, flavours and technologies across the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industry.

All day, every day, we draw on our values of Commitment, Teamwork, Excellence, Entrepreneurship and Value Creation as we partner with other industry leaders to bring better food, beverage and pharma products to consumers around the world. With over 4,500 employees across the Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA), Kerry has many exciting opportunities at our many Development & Application Centres, Sales Offices and Manufacturing sites. Spread over 18 countries – and growing – Kerry plays a large role in supplying food & beverage solutions to this diverse region.

About the role

This position will support and report to Senior Marketing Manager Indonesia, Malaysia/ Singapore, Philippines  to accelerate retail,  foodservice and overall Malaysia business growth. This role will develop relevant and proactive insights, lead business strategy that encompasses customers, consumers and channels. This role will also be responsible for deliver innovative ways in bringing to live customers engagement. It is also crucial for this person to establish relations with sales and RD&A

Key responsibilities

  • Identify and recommend key opportunities key stake holders based on customers, consumers and channels
  • Develop winning and comprehensive proactive insights lead business growth plan as our customer engagement platform 
  • Execute and analyse action plan with recommend a path to success by working closely with sales and R&D 
  • Establish partnerships between internal business functions – General Management, Commercial, Research Development & Applications, Technical, Relevant Regional/ Global teams and Key External Business Partners/ Enablers
  • Create & execute innovative ways to engage customers by bringing to live relevant insights

Qualifications and skills

Experience Required:


  • Min 6 years of related experience in marketing and or business development and or sales 
  • Experience in the Food, Beverage / Food Ingredients industry is highly advantageous in order to understand the industry, the main players, etc.
  • Exposure working for MNC with matrix organizations is an advantage
  • Experience in working with a team is necessary




Skills required:


  • Committed, highly motivated with "get-the-job-done" attitude
  • Demonstrable presentations skills
  • Interpersonal skills and people management
  • Integrity
  • Strong analytical skills analyzing marketing/ sales and financial data
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Good (business) English capability both written and verbal
  • Good knowledge of research methodology and process (polls, qualitative and qualitative, etc)
  • Strong project time management skills; ability to manage multiple details and deadlines in a matrix organizations


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