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Title:  Special Channels Trade Excellence Manager

Job ID:  90854
Country:  Turkey
City:  Istanbul
Professional area:  Marketing
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Istanbul, 34, TR, 34335


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That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 83% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, nine years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

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Special Channels Trade Excellence Manager




 What this position is about – Purpose:


You will be responsible for all the reporting and execution excellence in the Special Channels.

This will cover setting new execution standards, strengthening and developing reporting, measurement, and evaluation tools, and coordinating and leading the simplification projects.

You will help to grow the field performance through world-class execution in line with the department’s strategy.


The role will need minimum 40% of travel within Turkey. And the work hours could flex to after working hours, on weekdays, weekends and holidays as a part of the requirement.


The position will be based in Istanbul and will be reporting to Special Channels Activation Manager within the Marketing Department.



What will you do - Responsibilities: 


  • Set the execution standards for the Special Channels department activities, such as investment decisions, customer visit standards, execution standards, approval standards, etc.
  • Measure the executions, evaluation of the outcomes, and propose the next steps for a world-class execution
  • Improve and Simplify the current process. This will either be by digitalization projects or by current process improvements
  • Go on field visits to spot opportunities and propose new plans to grow our business
  • Will  be responsible for the Special Channels department’s data quality



Who are we looking for - Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or equivalent departments
  • Master’s Degree in Marketing related department is an asset
  • Minimum 7-10 years of relevant experience (FMCG, Trade Marketing, etc.)
  • Fluency in English
  • High proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Analytical thinking and data-analyzing skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Willing to travel within Turkey



What are the next steps – Recruitment process: 

Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply.

We provide feedback to all candidates.

Talent Advisor based in JTI Global Business Service in Poland may call you with the phone code +48.



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