Head of Regional Marketing and Business Development

Pioneer a brighter future
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make a sustainable impact. We use science to advance industries, and as part of the Food & Beverages division, you will provide biological solutions that help improve what the world eats and drinks.

Head of Marketing and Business Development, Food & Beverage, Denmark
Do you want to work in an environment in which innovation and challenging the status quo are a large part of the way we work? If so, you could be our new Head of Marketing and Business Development for Europe.

You will develop and lead a high-performing team of marketers and business development managers, and, together, your main focus will be to ensure development and execution of regional growth plans to drive customer demand by creating distinctive value and focusing on customer insights.

You will provide vision and thought leadership to areas such as customer relationship management, research and analytics, marketing strategy, business development and strategy planning. Furthermore, you will develop, drive, coach and align efficient and effective processes and systems across the Regional Marketing and Business Development organizations, including driving the Marketing Planning Cycle.

Your team will deliver compelling sales and marketing messages to support and reinforce our go-to-market approach, sharpening customer-centricity and bringing market-based innovation to success. The work is done in close cooperation with Sales, Technical Services and Global Marketing functions in delivering sales expectations both annually and in the medium-term.

You will drive the use of voice-of-customer techniques to gain market insights, identify pains & gains and support business case development and coordinate the sharing of insights and ensure the information is utilized to drive strategic decisions. To manage prioritization process of major industry projects, opportunities and marketing penetration initiatives to determine which activities we will engage and resource will also be an important part of your role.

You will report directly to the Business Operations Director for Food & Beverage in Europe.

In this position you need to:
  • Hold an MBA in business administration/marketing or MSc in a technical field (chemistry, engineering, biotechnology)
  • Have a minimum of 7 years of international business and marketing experience with a proven track record and demonstrated people management and leadership skills.
  • Have demonstrated experience with Marketing management (B2B or B2C) in the Food Ingredients or Food industry.
  • Possess strong negotiation and partnership development skills.
  • Have a strong ability to build relationships and navigate in an international networking culture and business environment.
  • Prioritize, manage, and delegate numerous tasks simultaneously while handling a high work load and intensive travel schedule.
  • Be a dedicated, credible and results-oriented team player with a high degree of personal integrity. Energetic, self-motivated and with a strong sense of urgency as well as having excellent interpersonal and team working skills.
  • Have superior communication skills and a demonstrated ability to help the team to translate strategic plans into actionable, measurable goals.
Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s realize your potential together.

Rethink tomorrow
Novozymes is the world leader in bioinnovation. Together with customers across a broad array of industries, we create tomorrow’s biosolutions, improving our customers’ business and the use of our planet’s resources. With over 700 products used in 130 countries, Novozymes’ bioinnovations improve industrial performance and safeguard the world’s resources by offering superior and sustainable solutions for tomorrow’s ever-changing marketplace.

For more information about the job, please contact Miguel Torroja Ribera, Business Operations Director, Food & Beverages, Europe (mtri@novozymes.com).
Application deadline: 29 March 2017.
Please attach your diploma when you apply for the job.
Ref 3468BR
City Bagsværd
Country Denmark
Job Area Sales and Marketing
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