General information

All posting locations: London, , United Kingdom

Job Function: 05 - Marketing

Date Published: 14-Feb-2024

Ref #: R-79401

Description & Requirements

About the Position

We have an excellent opportunity available for a talented Senior Marketer to join and make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The Marketing Manager position lies within the Northern Europe business unit based in the Shard, London. You will be working in a high performing team, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level and you will have a lot of exposure to internal senior stakeholders as well as external agencies.

In this role, together with your team, you will be responsible to drive one of the largest categories within the Heinz portfolio. You will be looking after innovation projects under the iconic Heinz brand, being responsible of the entire cycle from strategy to best-in-class in-market execution.

In brief, you will be responsible for:

  • Leadership of a team
  • Developing a deep understanding of the consumer and leveraging consumer insights to drive brand equity through the delivery of communication and innovation projects
  • Collaborating with Category Development, Sales, Finance, Consumer Insights, R&D, Procurement, Supply Chain as well as Marketing International team drive the business towards the set growth targets
  • Creating and delivering breakthrough innovation that will deliver strong results and build the brand in the future – from insight to business case and 360 execution, and tracking results in the market
  • Project management of innovation and renovation projects in line with the long term strategy, in strong collaboration with the cross-category team for best on-time in class execution
  • Owning the media plan execution for your category, in strong collaboration with the rest of the Marketing team, partnering with our agencies to drive outstanding work.
  • Working in partnership with the full Marketing team to ensure strong in market execution and commercial rigour to deliver results


Hard Skills

  • Strong and proven experience with consumer understanding: ability to understand a consumer insight, spot consumer needs, trends and market dynamics and generate answers for them.
  • Strong and proven experience in successful innovation projects from end-to-end (from idea to launch), with understanding of processes involving multiple functions and external partners.
  • Experience in communication plans: ability to project manage a comms plan from creative to media execution and to manage creative, PR and media agencies. Proven experience to deliver effective PR plan is a plus.
  • Strong commercial and P&L understanding with experience in building innovation business cases and tracking innovation performance
  • Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred
  • Fluency in English is essential

Professional Attributes

  • Communication Skills
    • At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management, no matter your level. Therefore, it’s important you have excellent communication skills, with the ability to simplify and deal with all kinds of different stakeholders cross functionally, across countries and management levels.
  • Strategic and Creative  
    • Strategic capabilities and experience in marketing strategy development, situational and trend analysis and creative campaign development 
    • A passion for understanding consumers and brands
  • Project management skills
    • You’re very well organized, structured and always have an overview of all the deliverables. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe and to work well and lead cross functional teams. You also possess the skills to prioritise and simplify when needed, being able to perform  under pressure.
  • Result driven
    • You are “Self-starter”, adopt a can-do attitude and be creative in the problem-solving
    • You don’t only focus on your own results, but always do what’s best for the company and the brand.
    • You have the ability to turn insight in to action
    • You drive for results, combining tenacity and urgency, challenging the status quo with an agile mentality
  • Team player
    • You are always happy collaborating and working cross functionally 
    • You support and coach those around you to partner and deliver the best results

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we only want the best for you;  
  • A growth focused environment; helping you continue to develop
  • An excellent bonus scheme
  • Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea, please let us know and we can set it in action!

About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.