Merchandising Team Leader (Central)

Merchandising Team Leader (Central)

GlaxoSmithKline Pte Ltd
Kuala Lumpur Selangor
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Job Description

Job Description :
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. GSK has been operating for over 60 years in Malaysia and grown substantially both in its infrastructure, business operations as well as talent base spreading across its four business entities – Pharmaceuticals & Vaccines, Consumer Healthcare, Business Service Centre and Consumer Healthcare Supply Chain.
We are currently looking for experienced Merchandising Team Leader to be based at Kuala Lumpur. You will be managing a team of Merchandisers to ensure best in class in store executions as well as providing direction and leadership to the team of merchandisers to support the company's brand strategy, competitor analysis; and return on investment of company's campaign/promotion. In this role you will also train, develop and guide the team of merchandisers to meet company’s execution expectations.
Other Key Responsibilities:
  • Day to day management of merchandisers routine like route compliance, promo compliance & attendance checking.
  • Monthly route planning for merchandisers to ensure optimized route planning & promo compliance. Allocating the right POSM to the merchandisers.
  • Monitor the productivity levels of the merchandiser team by performing store audits physically, route audit & report monitoring.
  • Conduct monthly & bi-weekly promotion briefing to merchandisers & sales team (when needed).
  • Be aware of all ongoing and forthcoming promotional activities and to plan accordingly to ensure successful implementation, execution, and follow up.
  • Maintain a record of all Point of Sale material allocated to the PD (Preferred Dealer), ensure the correct usage thereof, and replenish when required.
  • Provide training (physical or classroom) to the merchandisers.
  • Compilation of promo setup photos, tracking reports & route planning.
  • Conduct market return at selected key accounts, verifying the quantities & submit the return documentations.
  • Order prompting at weighted outlets.

Why you
We look for people who appreciate the importance of safety and quality and strive to continuously improve our performance and practices. We work in an open and transparent environment so you’ll be someone who treats others with respect and integrity – as you will be treated yourself.
Ideally, we are looking for someone with:
  • A diploma or bachelor’s degree in any field.
  • 5 years and above merchandising experience in FMCG/Healthcare/3rd party Merchandising Vendor
  • Solid experience in managing team of merchandisers
  • Proven ability to build professional partnership with customers across different level
  • Strong experiences in negotiation, planning, forecasting, and people management

GSK’s dedication to the wellbeing of our employees is reflected in the benefits we offer; including healthcare for yourself and dependents, performance related bonus, etc. We also offer a range of employee health and wellbeing programs including our truly unique Partnership for Prevention program, a global commitment by GSK to provide all employees with up to 40 preventative healthcare services bringing to life our mission to: do more, feel better and live longer.
At GSK we value diversity and treat all candidates equally. We aim to create an inclusive workplace where all employees feel engaged, supportive of one another, and know their work makes an important contribution.
If you would like to join us in innovating and inspiring changes in the industry, we urge you to apply online.
Our goalis to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. We believe that we all bring something unique to GSK and when we combine our knowledge, experiences and styles together, the impact is incredible. Come join our adventure at GSK where you will be inspired to do your best work for our patients and consumers. A place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing.
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