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We are looking for a curious and ambitious Business Developer to our Grain & Oilseed segment

Published: 2021-08-24
Department
Sales & Marketing


Country
Denmark

FOSS is the world’s leading producer of innovative analytical instruments that monitor and control food quality. With around 1,500 highly qualified employees worldwide, we provide solutions that improve customers’ business by running a sustainable and profitable operation while helping deliver high quality products for consumers.

FOSS Sales and Marketing Grain and Oilseed

Our Grain and Oilseed segment is the most far-reaching segment in FOSS. We provide solutions for every crop - from receival station to final product around the world. We are working with receival sites, traders, downstream food processors such as flour millers, oil crushers, malters, pasta producers, tofu producers and many more.

We work towards “Feeding global food processors with trust, quality and insights” to make sure that we can feed a growing planet with nutritious quality food. Now you will have the possibility to join us on this continuous exciting journey!

Business Developer in Grain and Oilseed segment
We are looking for a business developer to strategically grow and expand the Grain and Oilseed business and support operational task of strategical importance. The essence of the job is to identify and solve customers’ challenges when turning their current and future needs into innovative value driven solutions. The job requires that you profoundly understand our customers, competitors and the market drivers across industries, countries and regions.  

Your primary tasks will be:

  • Develop and create early stage business opportunities in close collaboration with customers and FOSS R&D.
  • Develop go-to-market plans for new products and business initiatives
  • Portfolio & product life cycle management, to ensure growth and competitiveness
  • Follow market trends and industry insights, incl. competitor intelligence.
  • Develop and execute Segment strategy

If you want to work in a team where we want to set the direction for FOSS’ business in grain and oilseed segment by developing future innovation solutions to our customers in a strategic smart way, then you should apply for this job!

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate holds a Master’s degree in either business/economics or science combined with experience within innovation and project management, preferably from the food and agricultural industries. Preferable you have:

  • Minimum 2 years’ relevant experience
  • Good strategic mindset
  • Experience within project and stakeholder management.
  • Experience within product and portfolio managment
  • Solid commercial and analytical toolbox
  • Experience with strategy and business development in a B2B environment

Experience with facilitating value-driven innovation and ideation processes will be seen as an advantage but is not a must.

Who are you?
To be successful in this role, you should have a pronounced commercial mindset, as well as curiosity and willingness to understand our customers and markets. You should be able to bring detail knowledge to strategic conclusions and concrete actions.

We expect you to be self-driven and structured team player with strong communication skills, both written and verbally. You are talented at building strong relationships, as you will be working with several stakeholders.

Working at FOSS
We offer a challenging job in an international and innovative company that is world leader in its field. You will get the opportunity to collaborate with many talented people across different field of expertise, and you will be working with developing advanced technologies to make a real difference for our customers.

Our working culture is based on trust and teamwork, and you can expect to enter a great working place where you can bring your ideas to the table and male a real difference. There will be a fair amount of travel activity to visit our subsidiaries and customers.

Are you interested?
Interested in joining the team? Send your CV and application by using the link below. Please note that only applications sent through the link will be considered. We conduct interviews on an ongoing basis; therefore, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

If you have any question regarding this position, please contact Cilla Harpsøe Bråten, Head of Grain & Oilseed Segment: CHB@foss.dk

All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and will be considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of nationality, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, parental responsibilities, age, religion, or belief.

FOSS

FOSS contributes to the sustainable use of our planet’s agricultural resources and thus to the nutrition and health of the people of the world. We make it our business to build analytical solutions, which add value by improving food quality and optimising production, from raw material to finished product. FOSS helps optimise the use of food and agricultural resources by enabling customers to run intelligent data-driven productions with less waste, better quality, bigger yields, and more optimal use of raw materials. Always at the forefront of analytical technology development, FOSS provides a range of analytical solutions from laboratory to at-line and in-line solutions, across industries from dairy to grain and meat. FOSS provides instruments and solutions to the world’s 100 largest food companies and for more than 60 years, FOSS has been innovating analytical technology. FOSS was founded by Nils Foss in Hillerød in 1956. We are a family-owned, global company and our products and services are sold all around the world. FOSS employs more than 1,500 highly qualified people worldwide.

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