Purpose of the job
To establish Bunge Loders Croklaan as the number one supplier of edible vegetable based oils in the regional B2B categories of confectionery, Bakery, Culinary and Infant Nutrition. We expect you to drive the financial performance of our business from a category perspective. You will lead the category marketing team and specifically the confectionery and infant nutrition categories.
Tasks & responsibilities
In this role you will lead the development of the regional categories strategies that integrate the industrial and artisanal channel plans at a category level. You will make a focus on the geographies per category. In collaboration with the global category you work to align on global category strategies. We expect you to have a deep understanding of the key dynamics of the category (customers, competitors, consumers & category trends). You will be using these insights and understanding to drive thought leadership for the category and leverage these insights to feed the strategy development and T2/3 ideation.
Further tasks are:
Education and Experience
What do you bring to the job
We are looking for a good conceptual thinker, who is able to demonstrate experience in setting and delivering strategic direction to the business results. You possess strong business acumen and are comfortable with building P&L’s and experience in business case creation. You are able to demonstrate forward thinking and bring thought leadership to the category with high levels of energy and passion.
You are strong in market analysis and turning data and information into business opportunities. You demonstrate complex problem solving skills and are comfortable with managing in environments of high change and ambiguity. Further, you have a natural curiosity and desire to continually learn about the category and are able to think creatively within a structured approach.
Who are we?
We are a worldwide leading producer and supplier of premium quality oils and fats for the food manufacturing industry. Our products are used in a wide range of applications, from bakery and confectionery to dairy fat alternatives and infant nutrition.
Our committed and innovative approach is based on 328 years of combined oils and fats expertise. As a result, we work with our customers to create healthy, sustainable and cost-effective offerings that meet or exceed their business goals.
For more information, you can reach out to Robbert Groenendijk (Talent Acquisition Specialist, email@example.com) or visit http://europe.bungeloders.com/.
You can apply by clicking on the link button below and send us your CV and Motivation Letter.
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