Commercial Product Manager (gn) Chocolate and Confectionary Fats (B2B)
COMPANYFoodjob Nordic is looking for a senior professional to ensure further competitive and profita-ble growth of AAKs Chocolate and Confectionary Fats business. AAK is the leading producer of specialized oils and fats for the food industry. The company has unmatched expertise in the application of vegetable oils and fats in chocolate and confectionary – an industry with a clear strategic ‘invest in growth’ status.
YOUR ROLEReporting to the product management lead for Europe you drive the development, perfor-mance and profitability of the Chocolate and Confectionary Fats business in Europe. The Commercial Product Manager is central in qualifying and optimizing the go-to-market activi-ties in the region.
The role includes the following responsibilities and tasks:
- Translating the business strategy into product strategy
- Reviewing market insights and steer frontend loading activities
- Managing and developing the product portfolio
- Defining and monitoring product margins and profitability targets
- Assessing value propositions and ensuring insights on key differentiators
- Product launches
The role has various interfaces both internally and externally. You will guide the go-to-market activities from the industry perspective in collaboration with colleagues in both commercial, technical functions and supply chain/operations. Strategic customer visits and visiting col-leagues is part of the job, and some travelling must be expected.
The role can be based in any of AAKs primary locations in Europe with hybrid working being and option.
You are an experienced B2B marketeer, business developer, product manager or indus-try/business analyst with a strong track record from the chocolate and confectionary industry or a related industry. Insights into the industry on an international level – product lines, key players and markets is a high priority. So is an understanding of the competition, suppliers and the regulatory environment.On a personal level you can relate to the passion for Making Better HappenTM and you can see yourself driving growth by being collaborative by choice, agile with intent and accounta-ble for your actions.Besides strong communication skills in general, fluency in English is a requirement.
YOUR CONTACTSenior Advisor & Partner Martin Alsted from Foodjob Nordic, tel. +45 2917 1009, email:
firstname.lastname@example.org can be contacted for further information on the position.
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