Concept Development Manager - Denmark
Our innovators move fast and draw strength from their natural curiosity as well as their specialist knowledge. You love to put your intellectual skills to the test every day and you feel like exploring the frontier of your field and inventing new standards.
In Arla Foods Denmark’s Cheese team in Aarhus we identify new opportunities and turn them into big business. Over the last 18 months we have added a host of new cheese products including a low fat cheese with skyr, historically inspired cheeses, a kids range, an organic assortment and a selection of international cheese types to enhance the lives of Danish cheese lovers. Seeking inspiration from a variety of sources and driven by consumer insight, we are focused on making innovation happen and growing Arla Foods Denmark.
Make innovation happen and drive revenue growth for Arla Foods Denmark
As Concept Development Manager, you’ll be responsible for driving selected projects, as well as developing long-term pipelines. You will collaborate with colleagues in the category team to jointly prioritise projects. And you will engage with various stakeholders to drive development through a structured innovation process that results in new products on Danish retail shelves. With an in-depth understanding of the dairy landscape, you will anticipate consumers’ current and future needs and operate with agility to create value for consumers, shoppers, customers and Arla Foods. Your strong commercial mindset will help you make decisions that drive maximum value for all key stakeholders.
Talented FMCG profile with a pioneering mindset
If you enjoy the thrill of starting with the unknown and working tirelessly to turn ideas into reality, you’ll probably thrive in our team. If you’re naturally curious about why people behave the way they do and understand how to get beyond what people say and beneath what they actually do, you’ll succeed in this role. If you understand that innovation is less about ideas and more about influencing key internal and external stakeholders, then you’re the right fit. Ultimately, if you have the passion and drive to make innovation happen, this is the perfect job for you.
You have a university degree, and from your time spent in an FMCG environment, you understand consumer insights and know how to uncover them. You have vision and passion, project management experience and know how to drive projects through a large corporate system. You have a strong business mind and are able to use crucial marketing and financial levers to drive maximum value for the business.
Application and contact
Please apply as soon as possible. We process applications on a continuous basis and close the job opening, once the right candidate has been found. For additional information, please call Camilla Blicher Simonsen at +45 89381230.