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Portfolio Manager

Job Introduction

Own & drive the WG&S core and luxury portfolio from planning to execution in market by managing execution, co-ordinating and evaluating Marketing activities (incl. innovation, portfolio, activation, promotion, in-store communication, budgeting). Leverage the WG&S portfolio to create and lead the implementation of the Singapore Marketing vision and strategy, maximising commercial potential whilst building long term brand equity and consumer commitment.

Main Responsibility

  • Apply local market, shopper, consumer, and customer insights to input into local activity planning and feed into regional teams as appropriate
  • Build brands across all channels in line with brand guidelines and activation campaigns and toolkits as developed with the Regional Marketing team
  • Develop local PR/communication plan (Events, PR) and work closely with Regional Marketing team to ensure global guidelines are adhered to
  • Work with Country Manager, Commercial teams and Regional Marketing to create the rolling execution activity plan in line with the approved local Brand plans
  • Partner with Regional Marketing to develop in-market brand and channel plans as part of the annual planning process that will help shape budget and customer plans
  • Deliver agreed Brand and RTC targets (distribution and activation) across the portfolio through sound financial planning, people resource management and alignment of systems and processes
  • Ensure negotiations of activations, promotions and displays with customers, where applicable, to increase sales-out and visibility of the WG&S brands, in line with brand guidelines
  • Deploy flexible and practical suite of tools (channel activation, customer engagement selling) adapted from global/regional that enable the local market(s) to plan resources and A&P to target key market opportunities within key channels aligned to local brand and commercial plans
  • Work closely with the Commercial teams on promotion management and promo evaluations (monitoring promo numbers, promo shares, promo prices, promo targets) in line with the Global NRM framework
  • Compile a monthly report detailing successes, learnings, challenges and next month’s plan for the Country Manager and wider team and prepare a market monthly marketing activity for Regional Marketing
  • Monitor and report on competitor activity and market intelligence, including promotions, prices, deals and evaluate their impact on our brands and plans, making recommendations to respond appropriately
  • Ensure that successes, best practice, learnings from M&Es and other important regional messages are cascaded to the wider team by sharing and promoting ideas from the monthly report, as appropriate
  • Embed and being a main contributor to operating rhythm within the market with full accountability on cycle planning workstreams (Lockdown meetings and sales briefings) in alignment with Regional team for sign offs
  • Maintain information flow to Regional Marketing team with regards to progress against plans, seeking consultation on significant issues, opportunities, and risks for allocated Brands in a timely way, taking a solution focused approach

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare for employees (including dependents), dental cover and annual health screenings.
  • Pension provision for local nationals is addressed by the statutory Central Provident Fund (CPF). Alternative pension arrangements are available for non-locals.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Private Life Assurance and Total Permanent Disability cover.
  • Product allowance so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands with your family and friends.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim funding each year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.

About William Grant & Sons


William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.


Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.


Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive. If you have any questions or need some support with your application we’d love to hear from you. So please get in touch with our HR team at

We want to make sure that all applicants are treated equally. To support this we will anonymise all applications during the screening stage. Details such as name, dates and educational establishments will only be visible to the recruitment team and hiring leader once an applicant is invited to interview, these details are hidden during the screening stage. To be able to anonymise applications they all need to be in the same format. You can upload a CV but we would also ask you to complete an application form – your CV will not be visible during screening. We hope you agree that this is good use of your time to help ensure a fair recruitment process.

William Grant & Sons


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