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Marketing Manager - Philippines

Requisition ID 21205
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-MV1
Posting Type LI


Kerry offers the industry’s largest portfolio of Taste & Nutrition Systems and Functional Ingredients & Actives, serving the Global Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical industries. We work with the world’s top Retailers and Manufacturing companies to produce some of the best private-label products and tailored Food & Beverage solutions on the market. We also work with the leading Food Service chains helping to deliver appetising, relevant and innovative custom solutions, using our expertise in new product development, production and commercialisation.


Our Values:      Courage | Enterprising Spirit | Inclusiveness | Open-mindedness | Ownership

About Kerry


Founded in 1972 in Co. Kerry, Ireland, the Kerry Group has annualised sales in excess of €7 Billion and supplies over 15,000 food ingredients and flavour products to customers in more than 140 countries worldwide. We have established over 140 manufacturing sites, operate in over 30 countries, and employ 25,000 people worldwide. A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role


Work Location: BGC, Manila 

Reporting to: Marketing Director, South East Asia  

The Marketing Manager, Philippines will support and report to the Marketing Director, South East Asia to accelerate overall Philippines business growth, developing relevant and proactive insights and leading business strategy that encompasses customers, consumers and channels. Working as an Individual Contributor, this role will also be responsible for delivering innovative ways in bringing to life customer engagements while establish key relations with Sales and R&D functions in the region. 

In addition to supporting the Kerry Philippines market in a local capacity, this role will also see the inclusion of a matrix responsibility to drive the assigned Snack EUM (End Use Market) strategy in the SEA sub-region in alignment with country and technology teams.

Key responsibilities


•Identify and recommend key opportunities based on customers, consumers and channels
•Develop winning and proactive insights to support our customers across different End-Use Markets (Snacks, Beverages, Meat, etc.)
•Deliver best-in-class engagements by addressing consumer and customer needs, creating a differentiated experience for customers through use of market data, consumer research and digital tools in a creative and innovative manner
•Update and share locally relevant market and consumer dynamics to commercial, technical and regional teams to help shape country and sub-regional strategic priorities
•Responsible for developing and driving the Go-To-Market strategy for assigned Snacks EUM together with commercial, in-country marketing and technology leads as appropriate 
•Work closely with other country marketing teams and regional leads to effectively support and drive our Snacks strategic priorities in Southeast Asia
•Establish partnerships between internal business functions – General Management, Commercial, Research Development & Applications, Technical, relevant Regional/ Global teams and Key External Business Partners/Enablers 

Qualifications and skills


•Degree/Diploma with at least 5-7 years of related experience in marketing roles within the Food & Beverage / Flavour industries, ideally in a B2B environment
•Specific experience in the Ingredients industry is highly advantageous in order to understand the sector, the main players, etc. 
•Exposure working for MNCs with complex, matrix organizations is preferred
•Must be able to work seamlessly with sub-regional teams across different functions and locations

Preferred Competencies:

•Committed and highly motivated with a "get-the-job-done" attitude
•Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills 
•Good analytical skills for analyzing marketing, sales and financial data
•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 organization 

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