Marketing Manager – Nutreco – Amersfoort


As a Marketing manager your role is to design, develop and implement marketing programs and pricing strategies to support the organization’s products and/or services (herein referred to as products). Develop overall marketing and branding strategies, promotional programs, and related activities for assigned products and functional areas ensuring that new and existing products meet organizational goals and expectations.

As a member of the Global Strategic Marketing Ruminant Team in the Livestock Innovation Department, this position will manage a Ruminant strategic platform aligned with the Livestock Innovation strategic pillars and sustainable livestock farming principles.

Your duties will include: 

Platform strategy: develop the marketing strategy for the Ruminant strategic platform including short-term (12 months), mid-term (3 years), and long-term (5 years) objectives and goals. Work with BU Marketing Leads to integrate platform strategy into the BU marketing strategies.

Portfolio management: lead the integration of products and services from BUs/OpCos and Feed Additives along with new products to realize the Ruminant platform strategy. Manage product lifecycle within the Ruminant strategic platform portfolio. Develop and update marketing plans for newly launched products and existing products within the platform. Identify gaps in the portfolio and develop solutions to fill them.

New product development: define customer/farmer unmet needs based on market intelligence, research, and trends. Identify product development opportunities. Work with internal and external partners to develop product ideas and define commercial opportunities. Lead the Innovation Project teams developing new products that fit within the Ruminant strategic platforms.



Market research

New product development

Product positioning

Marketing communication

Budget control

What we offer

As Nutreco our mission is ‘feeding the future’. In a world with limited natural resources, our ambition is to meet the rising food needs of a growing world population in a sustainable manner. Working for Nutreco means an impactful role 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. Nutreco belongs to the SHV Family with more than 60.000 employees.  

What else is in it for you?

We will offer you a fulltime hybrid position, 40 hours per week;

Competitive remuneration package with a good pension scheme;

You will get 30 vacation days, with the possibility to sell or purchase a limited amount of days;

You will have the opportunity to grow within Nutreco and SHV Group;

Opportunity for business travel to be involved in projects around Amersfoort;

Flexible work environment with option to work remotely.

What we ask

For this position, we are looking for someone who can make identify market opportunities and translate it to actions in a speed and effective way. You also have a good knowledge of costs versus budget and a quality of marketing communication. Furthermore, you can cope well with change, you are assertive, and you dare to think outside the box. You have a can-do attitude and are very strong in keeping overview. Finally, you love working in an international environment.

What you bring

Bachelor of Master degree in Marketing management, Science, Health Science or Business; 

Minimum 5+ years brand/product management experience with a proven track record of developing and executing marketing plans in the ruminant animal health/nutrition industry;

International experience with global brands as an advantage;

Management experience in a complex, global organization;

Excellent communication skills and team working abilities with a proactive and collaborative approach.

Creativeness, strategic orientation and good analytical and operational skills.

Language: Business English to a high level, other languages as Spanish is an advantage;

Travel would be approximately 25% internationally.

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 applying online and we will contact you as soon as possible. For more information regarding this vacancy, you can contact Ruth N’Ganzadi (HR Recruiter) at +32(0)490 497 625. In case you do apply, we would like to thank you for sharing your ambition with us!
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