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Global Marketing Director Beauty
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 160,000 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(s): Paris, France or Mechelen, Belgium
Description Cargill Beauty offers a diverse portfolio of nature-derived ingredients, an integrated and responsible supply chain, state of the art research and application services and endless possibilities for the future. Cargill Beauty’s portfolio is composed of texturizers, emollients, emulsifiers, sensory enhancers and active ingredients to develop nature-derived products for skin care, hair care, colour care and oral care. Cargill Beauty is active in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas, unleashing nature sustainably. As the Global Marketing Director Beauty you play a leading role to drive profitable growth for Cargill Beauty by identifying and leading actionable market opportunities developed from internal/external innovation capacities/possibilities, market information, customer and consumer insights. You are responsible for the building and management of all personal care related marketing functions and for leading innovation according to the personal care platform business plans strategy, vision and goals.
+ You identify market/ customers/ consumer needs/ trends in order to make proactive proposals of new products/services/innovation briefs for R&D while actively looking at Cargill extended portfolio and technology
+ Together with R&D you identify potential external partnerships, you follow-up on the innovation stage-gate process and own launch plan and procedure, launching products on the market following a defined marketing plan
+ You define and coordinate with the global marketing team all operational marketing activities, including customer analysis/ recommendations (brands, positioning…) and meetings, marketing tools (brochures, presentations, digital), formulation kits and concept together with R&D and sales.
+ As part of the overall personal care platform strategy you (co-)develop and/or implement a go-to-market (marketing) strategy (market data, customer segmentation, competition mapping, value proposition, competitive advantage) together with the broader beauty commercial team
+ You manage/oversee and coordinate all beauty related communications including press releases, articles, advertising, social networks, trade shows, customer seminars, etc.
+ You ensure that all people processes are executed and decisions are made at the appropriate places for a moderate, diversified workforce;
+ You establish the overall workforce planning and strategy for the organization and ensure business objectives are achieved and sustained through effective people practices
+ You deliver, complete and oversee Cargill performance measurement plans (PMP) and establish development goals aligned with business and commercial management strategy
+ You manage and develop a team of four across the globe
+ Business/Marketing and/or Technical background (Bachelor or above)
+ Minimum 15 years of Marketing Management experience, including experience in the personal care industry
+ Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders
+ Strong analytical and technology development skills
+ Proven experience on how to get things done within a matrix organization
+ Experience with cross-functional and multi-cultural teams
+ Ability to translate industry/ market and technology trends into new opportunities and solutions
+ Ability to effectively communicate and partner with customers and internal stakeholders
+ Solutions focused mindset
+ Good interpersonal skills
+ Adaptable and broad perspective
+ Persuasive and ability to deal with ambiguity
+ Fluent in English. Additional languages are plus.
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. Follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cargill
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