Head of Strategic Development, Food & Beverages, Denmark


Pioneer a brighter future

At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make a sustainable impact. We use science to advance industries, and as part of the Food & Beverages division, you will provide biological solutions that help improve what the world eats and drinks.

Head of Strategic Development, Food & Beverages, Denmark

For our Food & Beverage division, we are looking for a new Head of Strategic Development, who will oversee and ensure delivery on cross-functional processes and initiatives prioritized by the division’s Marketing & Business Portfolio Unit’s leadership team and/or divisional management. The Head of Strategic Development, Food & Beverages reports to the Vice President of Marketing & Business Portfolio Units and is a member of the area’s leadership team.
Roles and responsibilities:

  • Evolve and deliver on the Food & Beverage division’s digital transformation agenda
  • Own and drive the planning cycle of the Food & Beverage division’s Marketing & Portfolio Unit area and take digitally-enabled integrated business planning to the next level
  • Own and drive the capability development agenda of the Food & Beverage division’s Marketing & Portfolio Unit area
  • Drive divisional strategy development as well as innovation governance, and drive select strategic projects in the Food & Beverage division
  • Lead a team of 3-5 direct reports

In this position you need to have:

For this position, we expect a degree at master level, for example, in Food Science, Microbiology, Chemical Engineering and/or Business Administration combined with 7-10 years of relevant international professional experience. Experience in digital transformation, project management and/or management consulting in an international, matrix- or network-based setting is an advantage.
As a person, we expect you to bring:

  • Openness and joy that contributes to positive team dynamics and work environment
  • Proven commercial and business savvy rooted in a data-driven strategic outlook
  • Strong communication skills (English) as well as strong influencing and stakeholder management skills
  • The ability to juggle and deliver on multiple and diverse roles and projects
  • Integrity and accountability combined with pragmatism and a strong sense of urgency

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. www.novozymes.com

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For more information about the position, please contact Vice President Rasmus von Gottberg rvg@novozymes.com.

Application deadline:  December 6, 2019.

Please attach your CV, cover letter and diploma(s) when you apply online.

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Publiceret: 22. november 2019