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Brand Manager - Metabolics & Epilepsy

  • Posted: 6 Oct 2021
  • Marketing
  • Zoetermeer
  • Netherlands

About the job

Can you drive our Metabolic & Epilepsy categories? Join Danone Nutricia as a Brand Manager and you will contribute to the evolution and growth of the categories with the respective Nutricia brands. You will contribute to the development of the strategic plan, and will drive the local execution of it. Join Danone Nutricia now as:

Healthcare Strategy Manager – Metabolics & Epilepsy Benelux 
(Zoetermeer, Fulltime)

In this role you will be working closely together and in full alignment with a cross-functional team. Furthermore you will have significant contact with patient associations and various agencies such as creative agencies, communication agencies and event agencies. You will have regular contact with the global team by sharing local activities and best practices. You will report to the BNL Commercial Manager MC & PE. In this role you will have no direct reports. 

In addition your main focus areas’ are:

  • Strive for profitable growth: Leverage all elements of the marketing mix to optimize value of the existing offer, and assess new opportunities, prioritizing those that will create the greatest brand value;
  • Discover actionable insights: Uncover powerful insights from multiple data sources, where relevant validated through testing;
  • Craft and activate manifesto brands for growth: Combine an understanding of business objective and brand positioning to develop the right local mix of activation ideas to make the brand relevant and fuel growth;
  • Develop powerful creative ideas and content: Use storytelling techniques to transform a factual brief into an inspiring story and explore powerful creative ideas that can be brought to life over time;
  • Excite with breakthrough innovation: Identify innovation opportunities that will add value to patients, HCP´s or other stakeholders and deliver business growth;
  • Unlock media and touchpoint opportunities: Deploy the right content, for the right target audience, at the right time, across the right touchpoints, and stay on top of new touchpoint opportunities;
  • Unleash the power of digital and data: Understand the digital journey a patient or HCP could follow and co-build with the digital team a strong digital media plan across priority channels.

About you

To be successful in the role of Brand Manager we expect you to have an university degree with at least 3 – 5 years of relevant working experience in Marketing. Also experience in working with cross-functional, having an affinity to nutrition and health and enjoy the idea of being able to positively influence people´s health and wellbeing will help to be successful. In addition you should be able to:

  • Be proactive and eager to contribute to the team with your own ideas and opinions,
  • Be hands on, autonomous and self-starter with ability to take ownership,
  • Have a strong commercial and analytical skills, with the ability to see the bigger picture, focus on results and monitor performance,
  • Be team player and open minded to thrive in a cross-functional team,
  • Fluent in both English and Dutch, 
  • Familiarity with digital and social media will also be highly appreciated for this job. 

About us

Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as Evian, Nutricia, Activia and Nutrilon and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself. Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.

We are proud to be an equal employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all.

Did you know that as a B-Corp certified company, Danone Benelux meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability?

We Offer
At Danone, we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary salary and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products.
What’s next?

Hit the “apply now” button. To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via our careers website.

Need more information? Please contact me Joel Bacas on via joel.bacas @danone.com.


* all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status

Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • Interview #1

  • Interview #2

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