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Brand Manager

About the job Brand Manager

Opontia is one of the fastest growing eCommerce companies in the Middle East, Turkey and CEE and we are on a mission to build the next-generation e-commerce house of brands. We build success stories with brands by acquiring and scaling high performing e-commerce businesses that operate on marketplaces, own websites and social platforms.

We are looking for a highly motivated, hands-on, entrepreneurial Brand Manager based in KSA to be part of Opontia’s Brand Management team. This is a unique opportunity for a self-starter who will be a key part of the Opontia growth team and will be responsible for managing a portfolio of fast-growing eCommerce brands across multiple channels and markets

What we are looking for in a Brand Manager

P&L Ownership : Set and measure performance against brand-level sales and margin targets and provide regular monitoring of brand financials

Sales Strategy : Develop and execute a comprehensive strategy to drive sales, reduce costs and drive conversion rate by brand, focused around product portfolio management, inventory management, price and listing optimization, markdowns, promotions & deals, PPC, other marketing tactics, channel expansion, customer management and more

Brand Integration & Go-to-Market Strategy : Partner with internal teams and sellers to carry out due diligence, understand core competencies of newly acquired brands, lead and facilitate the transition effort, and develop a go-to-market strategy, including impactful product launches and international expansion

Vendor Management : Partner with sourcing team in managing brand-level vendors, including identifying and selecting vendors, developing relationships, managing costs, minimum order quantities and lead times, defining KPIs, and monitoring performance

Inventory Management : Coordinate with our planning, sourcing and supply chain teams to ensure products are always in stock with optimal coverage by channel, are high quality, have updated packaging, and have all appropriate required certifications

Compliance Management : Partner with legal team to mitigate any compliance risks and in the event of intellectual property or other legal issues

Customer Management : Coordinate with our customer service team to ensure we are providing a world class customer experience for your brand portfolio

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • 5+ years of experience in brand management, preferably at a startup, e-commerce company or other fast-paced environment
  • 2+ years of e-commerce experience
  • Experience in taking a consumer product from concept to reality – product conception and ideation, sourcing, prototype approval, cost negotiation, branding, order placement. Experience in introducing products to offline channels would be nice to have
  • Fluency in English and Arabic
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • A highly entrepreneurial and analytical self-starter who can manage multiple projects
  • Sound time-management and organizational skills; Excellent communication, problem solving and conflict resolution skills with the ability to make quick judgement calls under pressure
  • Desire to work in a high-growth startup environment. Ability to work in a fast-changing environment and deliver results consistently

Sound like you? We’d love to chat.

Job Category: Brand Management
Job Location: Saudi Arabia

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