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The Challenge

Reporting to the Senior Global Product Manager, is responsible for fulfilling tactical and project related actions aimed at maximizing sales, revenue and profit, achieving strategic plans, supporting product related projects, and establishing and promoting cross-functional business alignment for a Nutritional Lipid Product family (Marine Oils or Algae Oils).

The Position

Key areas of accountability/responsibility

1. Implement strategic & tactical product related actions that results in value contribution to DNP’s business.2. Serve as an inter-disciplinary role bridging gaps between teams of different expertise.3. Deliver information to the departments that needs market and/or customer facts to make decisions. 4. Communicate market opportunity to the executive team with business rationale for pursuing the opportunity including financial forecasts and risk assessment.5. Support all efforts of the product lifecycle with the objective of maximizing sales revenue, market share and profit margins.6. Support the implementation of strategic plans for different and diverse product portfolios through collaboration with Global and Regional stakeholders.7. Support and manage projects to implement the strategic plans for revenue and profit growth.8. Responsible for the cross functional business process alignment of the various stakeholders within DNP and leads the change process needed to improve this cross functional execution.9. Organizes, initiates and steers the non-standard process (Management of Change) for product related changes.10. Carry out yearly portfolio review and provides input to the demand plan and forecast.11. Reviews implications of and implements changes to product packaging12. Enabling regional sales team to do their jobs – answer their enquiries / educate / enable13. Provides reporting on various performance metrics as required.14. Works to SHE standards and encourages fellow colleagues to work to the same standards.15. Displays and promotes positive safety behaviors at all times; uses proper personal protective equipment, appropriate safety tools, equipment and procedures to ensure that self and others go home safe each day; that area and equipment operate at the highest safety levels; that all people in the area comply with the safety directives and keep the area neat and clean.16. Follows all SHE instructions and procedures to include awareness of and following all DSM Life Saving Rules. Acts in such a way that safety awareness and accident prevention are considered in performing all tasks.17. Ensures that all personal safety, quality and assigned training is up to date and in compliance.18. Supports and follows the policy of reporting incidents, near misses and improvement possibilities.19. Encourages co-workers and management to improve SHE results and incidents.20. Ensures Quality procedures, Management Directives and Quality improvement projects are supported and followed. 21. Reports any quality deviations or non-conformances observed.

The Ideal

Required level of experiences:

1. 3-5 years’ experience in the similar industry in commercial and/or product management jobs or similar 2. Demonstrated interpersonal and influencing skills with all levels of management and external customers.3. Ability to achieve goals in an environment that demands creativity and a wide range of latitude.4. Strong analytical, problem solving, negotiation and strategic decision making skills.Knowledge and educational level:1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related experience.2. Post graduate education in Supply Chain/Operations Management or related field preferred.3. Knowledge of SAP Materials management and Sales and Distribution functions.4. Knowledge and understanding of DNP’s product portfolio, major customers and strategic importance of individual customer/product combinations.5. Broad view on the total value chain, business process experience and financial criteria of min 5 years.6. Managerial and social knowledge and experience, especially:7. Excellent team and people management skills8. Excellent communication and planning skills9. Experience of working in the Markets (International experience ideal) 10. Relies on experience and business knowledge to set and attain aggressive goals

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