Marketing Manager

  Afghanistan Holding Group
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1686
Date Posted:Apr 22, 2017
Reference:0012
Closing Date:May 5, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Management
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Afghanistan Holding Group:

 

Afghanistan Holding Group (AHG) has been providing an outstanding and satisfactory turn-key business services to over 220 international companies in Afghanistan since 2009. AHG employs over 200 full-time and highly qualified Afghans to produce tailor-made professional services to its clients across the country.

Job Summary:

The purpose of the position will be to provide a dynamic and creative team support to ensure Afghanistan Holding Group achieves its vision, mission, aims and objectives. The Marketing Manager is responsible in management of the overall marketing activities and growing the business interests of AHG. In particular, the Manager assists in provision of marketing and promotional services that can help AHG in developing its current products and services and expanding its market share. The Manager is also responsible for assisting in the development of a concrete marketing plan that can be implemented to promote AHG’s products and services.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities and accountabilities of the Marketing Manager are outlined as follows:

Understand and promote all AHG products and services

Assist in the development and implementation of a marketing strategy that promotes the products and services of AHG

Assist in the development and implementation of marketing plans designed to build relationships with current clients and bring new relationships into the company

Attend all such events where AHG’s products and services can be displayed for promotional purposes to attract new clients

Ensure that all marketing materials are in a consistent style and theme and have the right logo and information, focussing on AHG branding

Cooperate with other divisions to generate new business and deepen customer relationships

Add value to AHG by contributing to the strategic decision-making of AHG by providing new perspectives and examining alternative strategies

Assist in development and promotion of a climate for professional, technical and business growth

Provide creative and dynamic leadership to the marketing team

Strategically “position” and “promote” AHG in Afghanistan in order to build and maintain its credibility with Government, the donor community, private sector companies and other key stakeholders

Act as a key spokesperson for AHG

Answer any enquiries of external and internal customers concerning AHG’s products & services

Other related duties as assigned by the management
PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

Comply with personal legal liabilities and fiduciary requirements of diligence and care in carrying out the duties of AHG.

Act honestly in all the affairs of AHG and avoid conflict of interest and, should this arise, it must be declared.
KEY RESULT AREAS

Focus on building and growing AHG’ business interests by taking a customer focused approach.

Management of conflict of interests, as set out in AHG Employee Handbook

Job Requirement:

Education

Tertiary qualifications in a field of relevance with undergraduate qualification required.
Experience:

Demonstrated high-level experience in creating an enabling environment to facilitate product and service promotion

Demonstrated high-level leadership experience.

Demonstrated high-level experience in development and implementation of marketing plans.

Demonstrated high-level breadth of experience in financial, people and operational management.

Demonstrated high-level experience in developing and maintaining effective work relationships.
Knowledge:

Demonstrated understanding of marketing strategies and plans

Demonstrated knowledge of implementing new plans, processes, and procedures that can assist in product and service promotion

Ability to communicate effectively in both local languages as well as a strong command over English language.

Demonstrated knowledge of customer relations
At least five years of experience
JOB SPECIFICATION
The key responsibilities and accountabilities of the Marketing Manager are outlined as follows:

Understand and promote all AHG products and services

Assist in the development and implementation of a marketing strategy that promotes the products and services of AHG

Assist in the development and implementation of marketing plans designed to build relationships with current clients and bring new relationships into the company

Attend all such events where AHG’s products and services can be displayed for promotional purposes to attract new clients

Ensure that all marketing materials are in a consistent style and theme and have the right logo and information, focussing on AHG branding

Cooperate with other divisions to generate new business and deepen customer relationships

Add value to AHG by contributing to the strategic decision-making of AHG by providing new perspectives and examining alternative strategies

Assist in development and promotion of a climate for professional, technical and business growth

Provide creative and dynamic leadership to the marketing team

Strategically “position” and “promote” AHG in Afghanistan in order to build and maintain its credibility with Government, the donor community, private sector companies and other key stakeholders

Act as a key spokesperson for AHG

Answer any enquiries of external and internal customers concerning AHG’s products & services

Other related duties as assigned by the management
PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

Comply with personal legal liabilities and fiduciary requirements of diligence and care in carrying out the duties of AHG.

Act honestly in all the affairs of AHG and avoid conflict of interest and, should this arise, it must be declared.
KEY RESULT AREAS

Focus on building and growing AHG’ business interests by taking a customer focused approach.

Management of conflict of interests, as set out in AHG Employee Handbook.
PERSON SPECIFICATION
Education

Tertiary qualifications in a field of relevance with undergraduate qualification required.
Experience:

Demonstrated high-level experience in creating an enabling environment to facilitate product and service promotion

Demonstrated high-level leadership experience.

Demonstrated high-level experience in development and implementation of marketing plans.

Demonstrated high-level breadth of experience in financial, people and operational management.

Demonstrated high-level experience in developing and maintaining effective work relationships.
Knowledge:

Demonstrated understanding of marketing strategies and plans

Demonstrated knowledge of implementing new plans, processes, and procedures that can assist in product and service promotion

Ability to communicate effectively in both local languages as well as a strong command over English language.

Demonstrated knowledge of customer relations
Personal Skills & Abilities:

’Self-starter’ mentality with strong personal motivation, enthusiasm, perseverance and entrepreneurial spirit.

Exceptional interpersonal communication, relationship building and networking skills.

Demonstrated leadership skills and a supportive management style.

Ability to communicate with persons of various cultures and disciplines.

Excellent written communication skills.

Ability to work in a dynamic and responsive environment.

Ability to work under pressure and respond to multiple tasks.

Ability to give solution oriented advice and assistance to staff, clients and stakeholders.

High-level negotiation skills and ability to manage conflict.

Skills in problem identification and resolution.

Ability to allocate and review priorities and meet deadlines.

Ability to work in a team environment.

Professional presentation and approach.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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