Nestlé Ghana Recruitment for Category Development Manager

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Nestlé Ghana Limited Recruitment for Category Development Manager.


Nestlé Ghana Limited started the business in Ghana in 1957 under the trading name of Nestlé Products (Gh) Limited with the importation of Nestlé products such as milk and chocolates. In 1968, it was incorporated as Food Specialties (Gh) Limited to manufacture and market locally well known Nestlé brands. The company became Nestlé Ghana Limited in 1987. In 1971 the production of the IDEAL Milk and MILO started at the Tema Factory. The factory has since been further developed and now also produces CARNATION milk, CHOCOLIM, CHOCOMILO CEREVITA, CERELAC and NESCAFÉ 3 in 1. These products are not only produced for Ghana but also exported across West Africa. In 2003, Nestlé Ghana Ltd invested in a new warehouse, the Central Distribution center, located next to the factory in Tema. The company also runs sales offices with warehouses in Kumasi, Takoradi, Koforidua, and Tamale. The business activity of Nestlé Ghana Ltd is a direct contribution to the Ghanaian economy. For all these and other endeavors, Nestlé Ghana Ltd has been recognized by the Government and other bodies as a responsible citizen.

Job Description

  • Company: Nestlé Ghana Ltd
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Takoradi
  • Job type: Full-Time


  • Execution of duties towards the achievement of the category plan for the year
  • Supporting the Category Manager to achieve NNS/RIG/OG/OP1 objectives at country level for the category
  • Accurate preparation of the data and inputs for the monthly business planning meetings
  • Assisting the Category Manager to ensure that pricing is in line with the validated pricing strategy in the category plan and making recommendations when required on pricing to consumers and defining the desired relative pricing
  • Supporting the organization and following up on all activities and events for the category.
  • Managing sampling activities and proper execution specific to the category
  • Understanding the impact of the Product Fixed Marketing Expenses spend on the Profit & Loss of the category and tracking the brand’s performance and health
  • Ensuring all consumer activities and events are consistent with defined marketing and brand strategy
  • Ensuring proper pre and post evaluation of activities – activations, etc. and providing actionable insights/learnings for future activities
  • Execution of  New Product Development launch plans developed by the Marketing Manager


  • 2-5  years Commercial experience
  • Knowledge and Understanding of financial statements (.e.g. P &L ) and its impact on the category
  • Knowledge of Category Brands, Shoppers, Consumers and the Category Competitive Landscape
  • Basic knowledge of Research methodology
  • Sales experience is an added advantage
  • Experience in working with cross-functional teams
  • Good communication skills
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should Click here to apply.


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