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Plant Based Senior Execution Manager (m/f/d)

  • Posted: 27 May 2021
  • Sales
  • Düsseldorf
  • Germany

About the job

What you can expect…

The Plant Based Execution Manager will ensure that the aligned Plant Based acceleration plans will be implemented and executed in all channels. He is responsible to lead the full Go To Market process for NPDs and Activation plans to make sure the sales team get all material in time needed to start selling. 

  • Create sell in stories to launch NPD
  • Manage the full sell in process (GTM definition) 
  • Consulting the KAM orga on selling Plant Based to the customers and in all channels 
  • Tracking the success of the agreed measures of all launch and promotion initiatives 
  • Define and deliver short term correction plan in case of needed
  • Looking for any channel specific opportunity on a permanent basis
  • Working closely together with Marketing & Insight Managers
  • Connecting on a regular basis with the Market Strategy & Cat Man Plant Based/Dairy 
  • Ensure a permanent information flow btw Sales Organisation and the Plant Based Department

About you

What we are looking for…

  • Master’s degree in Business or business-related discipline
  • Min 4-5 years FMCG experience with Key Account Management and/or CatMan expertise
  • Know How in Shopper insights is a plus, as well as Customer and channel know how
  • Able to lead and develop N-1 with influencing leadership style
  • Strong analytical skills & conceptual thinking
  • Financial acumen
  • Open and transparent communicator
  • Fact based but with inspirational mindset
  • English & German in spoken and written language

About us

Alpro is the European pioneer and market leader of soy-based beverages and foods (plant-based alternatives for yogurt and cooking cream, desserts), and expanded its range with plant-based ice cream and drinks made from almonds, hazelnuts, cashew, rice, oats and coconut. Alpro's products are known under the brand names Alpro® and Provamel®.  
Alpro, as a specific plant-based business within Danone, headquartered in Ghent, Belgium, employs more than 1,200 people in Europe and has three production facilities in Belgium, France and the United Kingdom. Alpro markets its products throughout Europe and will continue to expand the category outside its current territories. 
Together with Danone, Alpro creates opportunities for your personal and professional development through training and learning, mobility programs, new positions and markets. You will be part of a network of talents with whom you can share your experiences. For more information, visit www.alpro.com
What we can offer you…

  • Mobility- and lunch-budgets, occupational disability insurance and employer-supported pension scheme, good connections to public transport, access to corporate benefits and discounted offers for Danone employees (including travel, events and shopping)
  • An international, innovative company in which individual strengths are continuously promoted through transparent career opportunities as well as diverse training and further education offers
  • Central, modern office with open space and community kitchen, table kicker and free provision of water, coffee, tea, yoghurts and fruit. In addition, the possibility to work Corona-compliant in our offices or - depending on the current situation - out of the home office
  • Respect and team spirit on all levels, the Danone PME family service, individual health budget, focus on health & well-being with various activities and cooperation as well as regular events in order to exchange & celebrate successes

Do you want to work for a future-oriented company with people who think like you? And how about a business that's good for you and for the planet? OK, now we'll add personal development opportunities on top. And challenges that tickle your ambition. And last but not least, you can work at your personal favorite location within Germany. Well, have we piqued your interest? Then apply online now! 
Stefanie Rothweiler, Senior HR Manager Alpro
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at +49 69 719 135- 151.