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Mgr, MD Development

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Tokyo, Japan - JPN
  • Post Date: 11/1/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
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Job ID: R-19317

Position Overview:

Lead and Manage the development of effective POP designs/Merchandising(MD) tools for brand/channel activities to maximize market execution.

Function Specific Activities:

  • Developing effective MD tools based on the brand/channel strategy to achieve expected results.
    ( Responsibility of MD for TEA & Water Category )
  • Developing innovative MD ideas and solutions for gaining interest of shopper & consumer, and integrate into Brand IMC. (Responsibility of activations for Tea & Water Category)
  • Mange design and material qualities in all responsibility categories.
  • Establish and maintain value-based relationship with other related function members (Marketing team, Channel team,  etc), Bottlers, suppliers and agencies.


l  3-5years of work experience in MD development for FMCG company or other Industries (at commercial company or agency)

l  Project Management skills

l  Strategic thinking /Logical thinking

l  Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

l  Communication & negotiation skill with stakeholders (Agency, Supplier, etc)

l  Design direction skills preferred

l  University Degree Required

l  Language: Japanese(Native), English(Business)

Job Requirements:

Years of Experience:

Leadership Behaviors:

  • DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business(encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation). 
  • COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).
  • ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders. 
  • INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible. 
  • DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential. 

Growth Behaviors:

  • GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

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