Trouw Nutrition is part of Nutreco, the leading animal nutrition company with the purpose of “feeding the future”. Through our purpose we address the challenge the world is facing in producing food for a growing population in a way that is sustainable for our planet. Nutreco’s ambition is to become the global leader in animal nutrition and aqua feed through innovative and sustainable nutritional solutions.
Working for Nutreco allows you to make impact in an international, dynamic environment with complex and diverse topics. We offer you the opportunity to grow professionally, within Nutreco and the broader SHV group with more than 60.000 employees.
About the job
In this role you will be leading a team with reports across Europe and you will contribute to defining the strategic approach for the region as member of the BU Management Team. You will report to the Managing Director ECA.
As our Manager Strategic Marketing you will work closely with the Global Strategic Marketing team and BU Country teams to provide deep market insights and identify growth opportunities. You do so by making market, customer and competitors analyses and providing and prioritizing innovation needs. You will make sure that our global innovations and growth projects are launched and implemented. Also, you will be steering value pricing throughout the region by linking customer segmentation to a clear pricing strategy.
On a strategic level you will provide BU market insights/trends to help define current and future BU needs and priorities. You will quantify the delivery agenda into tangible growth plans. Furthermore you are very involved on defining our innovations agenda. You boost the innovation pipeline and are the main interface with functions at global level. Finally you will build, develop and maintain a strong network of suppliers, industry stakeholders and relevant organizations to anticipate trends.
In short, a very diverse and challenging role with a lot of opportunities to help shape how we feed the future in Europe.
What we ask
For this position, we are looking for a customer centric marketing professional who can make the right connection between our global organization and the market, from both a technical and commercial perspective.
You are customer oriented and really think from a market perspective. Furthermore, you are strategically strong and analytical. You are an inspirational and experienced leader with a strong business acumen. Finally you can make an excellent translation from strategic plans to practical implementation.
What you bring
You have at least a Bachelor/Master’s degree;
Minimum of 8 years working experience in a similar role;
Affinity with the agricultural sector;
Management experience in a complex, global organization;
Interest or proven track record in digital developments;
Understanding of food-service and retail;
Your English is fluent (both written and verbal);
You live in Europe and will be willing to travel to Amersfoort on a regular base.
What we offer
We offer a great marketing position within a newly established business unit. A very challenging position with plenty of opportunities within a BU full of driven and ambitious colleagues. It is a leadership position in Marketing within a company that truly thinks from the customer’s perspective. You will be part of a global ecosystem that ensures innovation and optimizes profitable growth.
What else is in it for you?
We will offer you a fulltime position, 40 hours per week;
Competitive remuneration package with a good pension scheme;
Responsibility for your own projects and development opportunities within the company;
Flexible work environment with the option to work partly from home.
Extra information / Apply direct
Are you the candidate we are looking for? We would like to hear from you! You can express your interest in this role by clicking the button “apply online’’ and we will contact you as soon as possible. For more information regarding this vacancy you can contact Linda de Noronha (Recruiter). In case you do apply, we like to thank you for sharing your ambition with us!
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