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Global Category Lead - Ruminants

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Job ID REG02689 Date posted 03/09/2021 Location : Italy | Crevin, France
Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers. 
The Global Category Lead for ruminants (dairy and beef) within Cargill Animal and Nutrition’s Strategic Marketing and Technology Group, will provide market insights, create marketing plans, lead key projects and oversee the project portfolio and global brand portfolio to ensure best in class strategies on value creation for both the organization and our customers. In this role, you will be key in the growth drivers of priority businesses and define strategic priorities to grow margin and volume. You will work on connecting the identified opportunities with a relevant portfolio and link with other projects and initiatives to ensure alignment to the overall organizational strategy. You will partner with global and local teams (traveling globally up to 30% of the time) to create and implement the tactical marketing material, optimizing the local product portfolio and bring new products, services and solutions to the markets and develop local teams with business and marketing related trainings. 
  • Partner collaboratively in defining strategic priorities including markets, growth drivers, portfolio, capabilities and investments of the product and of priority businesses.
  • Provide global market insights required to drive strategy on innovation and business support, and create and implement marketing plans for new products, services and solutions from the global team to support growth drivers.
  • Collaborate in the development, and partner in the implementation, of tactical marketing materials to successfully bring the product portfolio to market.
  • Manage the global product projects portfolio and define priorities, branding strategy, balance long and short term, and high and low risk, and overall fit to the strategy.
  • Ensure that best practices are in place for project management and, establish and implement clear metrics and tracking systems for the portfolio.
  • Partner collaboratively in the development of strategic marketing talents and project management and business-related capabilities.
  • Provide expert thought leadership in your field and work with limited direction, using additional research and interpretation to identify issues or problems. You may provide direction to supporting team members and be a strategic contributor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, veterinary, animal nutrition or a related field
  • Advanced skills with word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • Experience using project management tools and applications
  • Understand how to develop and bring creative innovations to market, mastering value proposition and value capture strategies
  • Experience in go to market, including leading projects, handling resources, preparing launches and tracking results
  • Experience with finance, including handling budgets and business decision metrics
  • Minimum of six years of related work experience
  • Proficent in speaking, reading and writing in English
  • Willing to travel globally up to 30%
  • Master's degree  or master of business administration, business management or other marketing studies
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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