Monday, July 27, 2015

27/07/2015: Skretting: Marketing manager Latin America, Asia and Africa; Application deadline 24 August

Skretting wants to strengthen product development and marketing in markets outside Europe and the salmon segment.

In the role as Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for developing a professional marketing function in line with the market proposition and provide marketing support to the company's business in Latin America, Asia and Africa. The position will report to the Skretting Global Marketing Director, but work closely with business managers in mentioned regions. You will be part of the Innovation/Product development team and work together with Skretting's R&D unit, Skretting Aquaculture Research Centre.
Image: Gareth Rushgrove
Main tasks include:
  • Define Skretting’s portfolio with focus on the species and customer structure in the relevant markets
  • Bring market and customer insight into product development to drive innovation
  • Develop and lead the overall marketing plan for the region together with each Operating Company.
  • Agree targets and action plan with local organisations and align with the overall ambitions
  • Set pricing guidelines for local implementation of global products
  • Take active part in the cross unit Innovation team to develop a competitive product portfolio, and have strong impact on the development of the value proposition and content of all branding pillars.
  • Take part in the Business Unit Management Team meetings and update on progress on strategy and main focus areas of marketing / innovation
  • Support and participate training of the local sales organisations
  • Master degree in nutrition or relevant technical science, preferably combined with a degree in marketing
  • Good and proven business understanding, with minimum of 10 years' experience in aquaculture and marketing
  • Excellent knowledge of English, both written and oral. Additional languages would be an advantage
  • Leadership experience
Personal skills:
  • Strategic approach and leadership
  • Goal-oriented and proactive
  • Structured and systematic
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and oral
  • Relationship builder
  • Holistic approach
  • Humble and open to other perspectives
  • Flexibility
Skretting offers:
Skretting offers a broad, independent management position with challenging task at the core of its business. You will be working in an international setting with highly skilled professionals within R&D, marketing and sales to develop new products and position Skretting in a growing market. The company offers a pleasant and informal working environment with great focus on collaboration across units and countries. There will be excellent opportunities to further develop your professional and personal capabilities and pursue a career internationally. The company also offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

The position will be located in Stavanger, Norway in an initial phase, but could later be moved closer to the target markets, Latin America and Asia. Extensive travelling must be expected.

Please send your motivation and resume to Randstad by Monday 24 August 2015.

For detailed information about this position, please contact Anita Viga, Global Marketing Director in Skretting (+47 909 11 977, or Bjørn Helle, Director in Randstad (+47 991 24 766,

Visit the Skretting site HERE.

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