Executive Assistant Recruitment at the British American Tobacco
Executive Assistant Recruitment at the British American Tobacco

Career Openings at British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco is all about freedom of choice – whether it’s our people or our products. Combined with our entrepreneurial spirit, it’s what’s driven our phenomenal success. We started trading tobacco over a hundred years ago. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar company with more than 200 brands in our portfolio. With robust positions in each of our regional markets, our future looks equally bright too

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Trade Marketing Representative
Job Number: 16618
Location: Enugu
Function: Marketing & Sales
Level: Non-management
Appointment Type: Permanent


  • British American Tobacco is looking to hire wonderful colleagues to join us as Trade Marketing Representatives across Nigeria
  • We build distinctive brands that excite our consumers and satisfy their needs in a highly complex and competitive retail environment. Our trade marketing account representatives manage the tobacco business for a collection of accounts in a geographical area, implementing corporate plans, negotiating strategies and meeting business objectives.
  • Join us and you’ll act as a strategic partner to retailers, giving them expert advice and knowledge on products, pricing and a variety of other areas.
  • Show us you’ve got what it takes to succeed and you’ll find plenty of challenge, opportunity and the support you need. As well as fantastic benefits, we’ll invest in your learning and development and give you continuous feedback and coaching to help you meet your full potential.

Job Description

  • Own performance across your territory and maintain strong retailer relationships.
  • Plan visits, go to retailers, build strong business relationships, answer their questions, issues and concerns, and monitor contract compliance.
  • Implement cycle and regional/district activities to achieve national, regional, and district-level objectives.
  • Meet market demand for our products by maintaining inventory levels and hitting brand distribution targets.
  • Work on special projects with a team of trade marketing account representatives.

Essential Requirements

  • You’ll have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, or a related field, with excellent sales, marketing and negotiation skills.
  • You also have a valid driver’s licence.
  • With the drive to work independently and focus on results, you’ll be a strategic thinker with strong business acumen.
  • Most of all, you’ll be a proven leader with the ability to create close working relationships with a wide variety of trade partners.
  • Advanced & Intermmediate knowledge of any Local dialect in Nigeria would constitute an advantage.
  • You’ll be traveling extensively across your territory to meet a wide variety of trade partners, so you’ll need to be prepared to spend a lot of time on the road.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Associate – Marketing Commercial Finance Business
Job Number: 16013
Location: Lagos
Function: Finance
Level: Experienced Professional
Appointment Type: Permanent

Job Description

  • British American Tobacco is looking for a new amazing colleague to join our Marketing Investments team in Nigeria, as a Associate Manager.
  • Our new colleague will provide support to the Commercial Finance Team to provide practical financial evaluation, information and advice that enable the marketing management team to develop and execute effective plans and take informed decisions.

Principal Accountability

  • Is responsible for preparing, tracking and reporting of the Marketing budget and to provide accurate and timely information to enable the marketing function monitor ongoing performance, on a monthly basis.
  • Enable a thorough understanding of competitor brands, competitor activities and overall profitability through financial analysis and liason with the Competition Brand Manager.
  • Provide the Brand team with accurate, timely, practical and value-adding information enabling the effective and efficient management of brands, such as:
    • Committing an actual expenditure against budget/plan,
    • Return on investment measures supporting investment decisions, e.g. new brand and product launches, pack changes, etc,
  • Undertake pre- and post-implementation reviews of all marketing projects (including product launches, brand initiatives) to ascertain whether expected benefits are achievable and establish, and disseminate any lessons learned affecting future investment and spend decisions.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or any other Business-related field.
  • Accounting certification (ICAN or ACCA) is an added advantage.
  • 3-4 years relevant experience in FMCG or similar environment.
  • Strong IT skills (Ms. Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Should have experience of Company Budget Planning Process.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply