Do you have the commercial skills to take business to the next level?
Foodjob Nordic is looking for a Commercial Product Manager to support competitive and profitable business growth of AAKs Chocolate and Confectionary Fats business (CCF).
With focus on the CCF business in Europe you will be reporting directly to the Global Business Director and be part of the Business Development & Marketing team. Working in a matrix structure your primary responsibility will be to support colleagues in Sales, Customer Innovation and Business Development Management in developing and executing the business in line with the CCF industry strategy.
You will be responsible for managing and optimizing the product portfolio supporting competitive and profitable business growth. This includes:
- Analyzing product profitability and setting thresholds for new products and product exits
- Actively working to find new business opportunities in the market
- Launch of new (regional) products
- Monitoring the opportunity pipeline and use that to guide internally
- Leading and executing business development projects
- Support through strategic customer visits
- Providing market and competitor data
- Managing the content and level of industry specific customer training and internal training
- Supporting with price guidelines and budget inputs
- Managing product names and trademarks
As Commercial Product Manager you will be responsible for leading the regional European industry go-to-market team and also play an active role in the global go-to-market team. Through coordinating with the team and through meetings with clients you will get significant international exposure. Travelling internationally 30 to 40 days per year must be expected.
For the right candidate the position can be based at one of AAKs European sites in Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, The Netherlands or The United Kingdom. The preferred location would be in Aarhus, Denmark.
You possess an academic degree in either business or a relevant technical field. Besides this you have a number of years experience and a strong track record from the food ingredient industry or related industries within the area of Commercial Product Management. Thus you have already acquired a strong commercial mindset, solid business acumen and profound project management capabilities.
On a personal level you have a strong drive, and you enjoy taking on responsibility and showing initiative. You have a structured approach towards your work and focus on delivering high quality work every day.
To succeed in this position it is furthermore important, that you like to be part of a team and that you feel confident engaging, motivating and coordinating cross functional and international teams.
Fluency in English as well as flexibility and willingness to travel within Europe quite extensively is also a necessity.
Senior Advisor Martin Alsted from Foodjob Nordic, tel. +45 2917 1009, email: email@example.com can be contacted for further information on the position.
Foodjob Nordic ensures absolute discretion for all applicants.
Please send your application via the following link: https://foodjobnordic.com/for-candidates/positions/job/?jobid=144741