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The NGP (Next Generation Products) Brand Executive role is a position within the UK&I Cluster, reporting to the NGP Brand & Portfolio Manager, working within a wider team of Brand Executives and Brand Managers. Due to the NGP scope, the role holder will be focussing on e-vapour and heated tobacco brands only as the business scales its footprint in this area, with a number of initiatives planned within the next 12-18 months.
The NGP Brand Executive role works specifically within NGP project teams to support the NGP Brand Manager. They work closely with the Insights team, Category teams and creative agencies to translate brand strategies into actionable guidelines, assets and toolkits. NGP Brand Executives confidently and independently access and analyse consumer insights to identify commercial opportunities and innovation requirements, sharing these in a meaningful way with key decision makers. They also support the NGP Brand Manager in developing business cases and work closely with agency colleagues to provide direction, address questions and resolve issues on specific projects in order to deliver creative advantage over competitors.
The NGP Brand Executives will work closely with a tight team of colleagues who are also working on NGP in order to deliver against tight timescales and an ambition to scale NGP in FY23 and beyond. Likewise they will work closely with Planning Execs and with Project Co-ordinators to ensure all brand guidelines, assets and toolkits are delivered on-time and aligned to the project plan. The NGP Brand Executives will work closely with colleagues within the Category and Innovation teams to explore and define brand innovation opportunities, building the business case for approval before passing the project management and realisation of the initiative over to the Planning Executives.
Internal (excluding direct team and manager)
Imperial Brands offer a competitive package of salary, bonus scheme, pension and 25 days holiday (with an additional 4 days on top to cover the Christmas period and bank holidays). and hybrid work.
Interested applicants should apply with their CV highlighting their suitability for the role.