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Category Manager - Sustainability

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Job ID 142251 Date posted 08/12/2021 Location : Trondheim, Norway | Bathgate, United Kingdom | Stavanger, Norway | Bergen, Norway

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.

Job Purpose and Impact

The  Category Manager - Sustainability will be responsible for crafting and executing a strategic marketing plan to drive profitable growth and customer dedication. You will partner with our SMT team as well as our Sales Leadership team to establish business plans and marketing opportunities to enable an outstanding customer experience to deliver valuable offerings for customers and prospects.

Key Accountabilities

•    Develop and position sustainability offerings that can lead to organic growth for both customers and CQN North Sea 
•    Plan, execute and measure marketing strategies, promotions and annual plans for a customer or specific channel/s to implement marketing strategies and sales objectives
•    In collaboration with the Sales and Marketing Team and Sales Leadership, align marketing initiatives with channel value propositions, plans and goals while ensuring marketing offerings support the customer
•    Act as a project manager ensuring magnificent and timely execution of key customer/channel initiatives based on priorities established through the business planning process
•    Demonstrating its deep knowledge of customer priorities, this role will help identify areas where additional customer profitability and brand growth can be achieved
•    Supervise channel performance and metrics and serve as the feedback loop from sales and customers to resolve efficiency of initiatives, including promotional efficacy to improve return on investment
•    Evaluate and modify promotion or advertising programs
•    Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
•    Other duties as assigned


•    Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Sales, or Business related or equivalent experience,
•    Ability to balance multiple priorities and deliver timely projects within budge guidelines
•    Experience executing consumer, channel and/or customer specific campaigns and promotions
•    Experience engaging directly with customers with a positive impact
•    Experience developing strategic marketing plans that generated customer growth
•    Experience from strategic marketing of more sustainable aqua or animal feed
•    Master’s degree in Marketing, Sales, or Business related or equivalent experience
•    Fluent in English and Norwegian

Our Offer
We 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.

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