CONSUMER GOODS, RETAIL & TRADING

Brick & Click | Omni Channel | Value Driven
The consumer products industry has undergone dramatic changes with changing consumer behaviours, significant developments in technology innovation, market saturation and slimmer margins. Business strategy development and execution is being redefined as the digital omnichannel customer experience, acquiring new customers, developing new channels, launching new products and services and transforming the in-store operations are being impacted.

With digitalization affecting every part of their value chain, we are working with our multinational and domestic consumer goods retail and trading clients to create talent strategies that have a positive impact on their long-term growth and success across diverse areas in food and beverage manufacturing and distribution, durables, personal care and household and general merchandise.

As customers scale back their instore shopping and embrace online retail becomes the norm, organizations are defining their operating models across corporate offices, stores and distribution centres. Automation is reshaping retail and trading business models and their value chain, creating organisations with less hierarchy and a more skilled and empowered workforce responsible for diverse responsibilities, working with digital, real-time data and analytics.

As customers scale back their instore shopping and embrace online retail becomes the norm, organizations are defining their operating models across corporate offices, stores and distribution centres. Automation is reshaping retail and trading business models and their value chain, creating organisations with less hierarchy and a more skilled and empowered workforce responsible for diverse responsibilities, working with digital, real-time data and analytics.

With tech-and-design teams responsible for microservices architecture, designing the online store concept and owning the customer journey the need for digital savvy skills is paramount to engaging and retaining customers.

Critical to retaining customers is the last-mile delivery partner management and organizations are working with us to recruit more efficient operations management capabilities.

With a strong focus on e-commerce and omnichannel skills, we are working with our clients to recruit candidates who have expertise in disrupting traditional merchandising and customer journey operating models.

Ranging from startup ventures, importers, retailers, wholesalers to multinational organisations operating or establishing their presence in the MENA region, our expertise enables us to recruit skills for an increased demand in the areas of data science, advanced analytics and financial acumen to drive innovation, marketing and revenue growth whilst controlling operating costs and shrinkage.

Our candidates have local regional experience gained in multinational and homegrown businesses.

Brand, Retail and Trade Marketing Management
Business Development, Export and Channel Sales
Buying and Category Management
Customer Engagement and Consumer Experience Specialists
Demand, Supply Chain and Distribution Management
e-Commerce and Omni Channel Specialists
Marketing, Communications and Media Specialists
Procurement, Sourcing and Contracts Management
Technology Specialists

What Our Clients Say About Us
“Over the past year, we have been working with Plum Jobs on four senior level searches as we need to headhunt candidates from the FMCG sector and our competitors. We found the candidates they shortlisted have the requisite seniority and gravitas. They liaised with HR and line managers throughout the process and we did not have any difficulty with the offers or onboarding. Our line managers now only want to work with Plum Jobs because they have built a great relationship with their team.”
Director of Operations
national holding company

“Plum Jobs sends us exactly what we need and have filled every role that we have ever given them. In today’s market it is very difficult to find good quality candidates so we always interview any candidate that Plum Jobs recommends even if we do not have an immediate requirement as we know that the candidate will be of interest to us – Plum Jobs understands our business. They proactively work with us on finding the right people. We are happy to recommend Plum Jobs to our competitors, clients and business associates and they too have been delighted with Plum Jobs”.
Managing Director
family owned diversified business

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