Cargill Customer Marketing Manager in Mechelen, Belgium
Customer Marketing Manager
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Job location: Mechelen, Belgium
Deliver customer & market insight to drive customer focus in the organization and serve customers by collaborating with sales, marketing and R&D functions across Groups/Businesses and regions in support of our growth plans with the strategic key accounts of Cargill & FIBI (Food Ingredients Bio-Industrial) EMEA, Enterprise Customers (EC).
Identify, develop and deliver commercial insights that resonate with Cargill’s customers and relate back to Cargill’s food ingredient portfolio
Enterprise Customer Marketing Lead:
Lead Customer & market analysis and bring insights to the team to make strategic decisions and drive growth
Collaborate with Enterprise Customer leaders and their teams to define goals and execute plans, coach the teams for efficiently implementing the broad Commercial Excellence (CE) toolbox (Customer Development Plan, Customer Engagement Survey, Marketing Academy, …)
Collaborate with R&D on customer innovation days, LT technology strategy and support them to drive innovation pipeline development
Support implementation of the Success Map for the customer teams
Lead projects developed specifically for our EC customers.
Support the CE Leadership Team to roll out initiatives/ projects in the CE teams (ex. Salesforce.com, customer engagement survey, …)
Market / Category work:
Collaborate with Cargill stakeholders (e.g. Sales, marketing and technical managers, Marketing Research and Marketing Communications) to develop market insights and deliver them directly and indirectly to Cargill customers
Lead and champion category work from FIBI perspective.
University degree in marketing, or general business
5 years of commercial and sales experience, with 3 years relevant strategic marketing / project management
Experience in the food ingredients industry with excellent track record is preferred
Knowledge of food and beverage markets served by FIBI, the role of our ingredients in those markets and our product portfolio is an added value
Affinity to working with numbers
Broad commercial awareness
International outlook/experience – ability to work in multi-national environment
Analytical mindset and conceptual strength
Customer-focused mindset, experience in building and maintaining customer relationships
Strong overall communication skills
Strong service attitude
Adaptable, nimble and broad perspective
Persuasive and ability to quickly establish a rapport with all stakeholders
Ability to work towards deadlines and keep deadlines
Good team player
Independent thinking required
Fluent English spoken and written skills with one additional language (French / Dutch / German / Italian) desired
Flexible to travel (10%)
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
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Primary Location Belgium-VAN-Mechelen
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: MEC01018