Commercial Deployment Expert Istanbul, Turkey Finance

PMI wants to work with the best talent available. Our diverse workforce of around 73,500 people speaks more than 80 languages. Our priority is to attract, support, and retain individuals from across the planet – no matter their age, gender, religion, or disability. Our people are our greatest strength, and we’re proud of our culture of openness and respect. We believe that this is a big part of what makes PMI such a great place to work.

Do you have strong social skills, are you customer oriented and do you want to work for a Top Employer with international career opportunities?

If so, then please keep on reading.

We are looking for a Commercial Deployment Expert who will work in our Duty Free Entity in Istanbul and be responsible for coordination and central deployment of all portfolio execution, retail format & visual merchandising projects, POSM and visibility solutions.

This can be achieved through:

  • Excellent project management
  • Constant alignment with OC Portfolio, Marketing, Channel Development, MPD Operations, Customer Development and B2C
  • Maintaining good relationships with all interacted parties ? high interpersonal savy

Read further if you want to learn what the main responsibilities of the role are:

  • For Portfolio Execution Support: Report post-launch evolution, support and coordinate with other functions in minimizing LOGD/Obsolotes, clarify the portfolio, get necessary approvals from legal, EA, Distribution and HQ Communications Teams.
  • For Offline/Online Content Deployment: Request final brief from HO Marketing team, review translations, brief local agency, keep track of budget
  • For Retail Formats & Visual Merchandising Deployment: Collect Consumer Off Take, RSP inputs, conduct periodic health checks, create reports for scenario analysis and modelling
  • For Retail Infrastructure Deployment: Prepare full project scope plans, keep track of all infrastructure projects, evaluate performance
  • For Visual Merchandising Deployment: Define and communicate the merchandising guidelines, liaise with local supplier for product highlight, record production timings, plan and coordinate shipping and installation

You will be working as a member of our Integrated Business Services (IBS) Team. IBS at PMI is a trusted operational part of the business today. IBS executes non-market services in the field of Commercial, Legal, Tax, Finance and many more disciplines. It enables the markets to focus on business growth, whilst IBS partners on perfect execution, innovation (automation, data, processes, etc) and global scaling of the relevant business processes

This position can be something for you if you recognize yourself in the below profile.


  • Hold a university degree
  • Have 1 to 5 years of experience in Marketing or Trade Marketing in a PMI affiliate or multinational FMCG company
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Have strong communication & interpersonal skills and have attention for detail
  • Are collaborative, a team player, customer oriented and a quick learner
  • Have solid understanding of activity resource planning, and also, good understanding of key trade marketing concepts like merchandising & visibility solutions
  • Have Project Management and Trade Marketing competency
  • Ideally have Reduced Risk Product Acumen, Combustible Acumen, Merchandising & Visibility Solutions, Project Management, Retail Format Execution, Service oriented/ collaboration, Vendor Management
  • Have knowledge of technologies and tools such as PLM, Genedit, VP & Expert Viewer, MS Office

At Philip Morris International, employee health and safety is our top priority. Due to COVID-19, our office employees are working from home. This role will start as a remote position, but it will transfer to our HQ either partially or fully, after we start to work from the office again.
At Philip Morris International, employee health and safety are our top priority. For our employees, we have implemented strict processes and precautions to prevent spread of COVID-19 including -but not limited to- providing gloves, masks, and hand sanitizers, temperature checks before entering to facilities and frequent sanitizing of touched surfaces throughout the day.

One more thing: at Philip Morris we see equal pay for equal work between woman and men as the baseline standard for equality. Our good intentions do match our practices as we achieved the Global Equal Salary Certification. Moreover, we invest in creating a diverse workforce & a culture based on personal and career development, both on local as well as international level.

How does this sound? If you are interested, go ahead and apply!

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