Account Manager, Human Health North America

Pioneer a brighter future
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make an impact and help create a better world for those around us, for each other and for the next generation. We use science to advance industries, and as part of our commercial department, you will join a dynamic and global team to extend the reach of our biological solutions for Human Health, paving the way for a brighter future.

Account Manager North America, Human Health, USA
Human Health is a newly established strategic opportunity area at Novozymes that develops and markets innovative products to improve the health of consumers. We are a high-energy team with diverse backgrounds on a mission to develop solutions mainly aimed at the consumer care space. We focus on clinically proven probiotics and digestive enzymes. We base their development on strong scientific hypotheses and identified consumer demand.

We seek an experienced Account Manager for our commercial department to take ownership and help us grow our sales in North America. The focus of the position will be to defend and grow the existing business, and to develop new products with our customers by linking scientific advances with consumer insights. You must possess the technical background pared with a commercial mindset and the right contacts in the industry to make it happen.

As a motivated self-starter, you know the value of networking and enjoy working with others to drive growth and performance. This is a fantastic opportunity for a career in an international fast-paced environment with a large degree of responsibility and autonomy as you will lead our efforts in our biggest market. You will be challenged by a high variety of tasks and by managing a high number of responsibilities simultaneously.

In this position you need to:

  • Have a degree in Food Science, Chemistry Engineering, Business, or related field with a relevant commercial experience.
  • Experience and contacts in the dietary supplements industry and specifically with the challenges associated with the production and marketing of probiotics and digestive enzymes.
  • Have an analytical and structured approach to problem solving, you are comfortable working both as part of a team and independently with responsibility for your own tasks
  • Have the ability to thrive in cross-functional teams with many stakeholders. You have a high level of drive and are motivated by seeing the implementation and results of your work
  • Have proven track record in negotiation, relationship management, opportunity and pipeline management as well as project management and execution with a passion for delivering impact and tangible results.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and drive, ability to thrive in uncertainty and constant change and willingness to do what is required to make things move forward
  • Have the ability to build long-term relationships with new and existing customers, and strong interpersonal skills.

You will report to our Global Head of Sales Human Health. This job will require to travel up to 50% of your time, with occasional weekend and international travels.

Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s realize your potential together.

About Novozymes
Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet’s resources and helping build better lives. As the world’s largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bioinnovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.

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Novozymes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status.

Application deadline: 24 September 2019
Ref: 6347BR
City: Franklinton, NC
Country: USA
Job Area: Sales and Marketing