Lead and set the Trade Marketing Strategy across a portfolio of brands as the Business Development Manager FMCGo Lead and oversee short and long lead Trade Marketing projects, promotional material as briefed by the General Manager.o Work closely with the marketing team to commercialize brand plans, looking at pack formats, pricing and promotions.o Must be at the heart of planning, execution, and evaluation of all strategic and tactical trade, shopper and customer related BTL initiatives.o Maintain brand guidelines at all times and raise any concerns with the Brand Manager and General Manager. o Support internal and external stakeholders to ensure projects and sales support activities are completed to specifications and deadlines.o Align any Trade Marketing activity, point of sale and value add items to ensure best in class quality and cost effectiveness. o Ensure brand and company point of sale items for core and promotional items remain relevant and up to date and manage inventory.o Partner and build relationships with Sales teams across the country to support Regional or National initiatives (Regional/National activities reflecting channel, shopper and customer needs and on time).o Provide field sales team with tools and support materials to drive brilliant execution of BTL activities/sales drivers with customers in line with global best practice and standards.• Lead and facilitate field examinations at different levels of the food supply chain and restaurant services to include but not limited to: manufacturing facilities, food production locations & food service locations.• Recognize deficiencies and provide guidance, advice, and interpretation to manufacturing and distribution facilities for quality programs and issues.• Understand client expectations and conduct analysis to meet the unique expectations for each client.• Contribute to building strong client relationships through interactions with client personnel in a professional manner and demonstration of industry and functional knowledge while at the client location. Represent the company in client meetings, participate/lead client programs, and interactions if requested.• Attend and contribute to team meetings and conference calls.• Responsible to help a business meet sales and revenue goals. They must design plans to achieve these goals and create strategies to combat potential revenue losses.• Should have experience in corporate food / water supply.