Vacancies at FOSS

Personal Assistant for SVP, Sales and Marketing

Published: 2021-10-14
Sales & Marketing


Would you like to work in truly international environment with contact with our global colleagues, customers, and distributor business partners? Are you an experienced Personal Assistant who takes pride in your job? Then please read on….

We are looking for a Personal Assistant for the Senior Vice President (SVP) of FOSS Global Sales and Marketing.

Sales and Marketing is a global functioning covering all Sales and Service Subsidiaries (SSS) in 32 countries and 75 Distributor markets, launch of new products & global product assortment including Customer Care Sales, Marketing campaigns & events, Commercial Excellence and Key Account Management.

FOSS is a family driven company that has been in business in 65 years. We are the leading global provider of analytics for the food and agricultural industries. We help producers maximize the value of their production while making the best possible use of valuable natural resources. Value for the customer and value for the environment go hand in hand.

An exciting challenge

Reporting to the SVP Sales and Marketing you will be an important part of Sales and Marketing. You will have 380 sales and marketing colleagues around the world, including the 65 in Denmark. That means that you will be a center point for global tasks and activities.

As Personal Assistant, your responsibilities will include tasks like:

  • Extensive travel assistance/organize of complex worldwide travel involving airlines, hotels and ground transport, with visa applications/other requirements for CEO, SVP Sales and Marketing and SVP FOSS Software Services
  • Arranging successful meetings and events around the Globe and in Denmark
  • Annual Business plan review, documenting and meetings & Monthly Business reviews
  • Management reporting, including KPI, data crunching and identification of counter action
  • Portal management including update and /creation from content to basic graphics design 
  • Administrative tasks for SVP: Calendar including Touch Point and Individual objectives meeting, Global Sales & Marketing management meeting, agenda and minutes and deep dives, Expense handling and controlling. Stakeholder management with CFO, CEO and Corporate Management. Power point presentations and proofreading

You will also be involved in a number of HR related tasks such as Employee engagement Survey follow up and improvement activities, maintaining organization charts and Intro program for new Managing Directors and Regional Vice Presidents.


What do you bring?

 We are expecting following background and experience:

  • Experience in PA task such as planning travels, calendar management etc.
  • Analytical mindset : Not afraid of numbers and analysis
  • Fluent English speaking and writing – Danish is an advance but not a must

We expect your Educational Background to be a degree in Business Administration or similar field.

The person we’re looking for has a ‘go-do’ attitude and good analytical skills. We are looking for someone with an international mindset – and preferably experience in working with people from all over the world. You will be working across time zones, and from time to time, there will be tasks that are outside normal working hours, so we do prefer someone who is comfortable with flexible working time.

We offer

In this position, you will be able to work with a wide variety of tasks and a broad range of stakeholders, both internal and external. Most of all, you will be able to learn and grow, both professionally and personally. You will get an interesting job within a multicultural vibrant department where there is a friendly spirit and an informal culture. You will join a world leading company that is improving food quality and reducing waste for benefit of the growing population of the globe. At FOSS, we make a difference! 


If you are interested in the position - and you possess the required qualifications - please send your resume and cover letter via the link below. If you have any questions regarding the job, feel free to contact Global HR Business Partner Charlotte Ott on or +4548208155. Please note that we only accept applications sent via the system. 


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.

We do take pride in what we’re doing and so does our employees. We know we make a difference. For instance, our analytics will measure the level of protein in dairy products, scan meat to determine fat contents and check for unwanted objects such as bone splinters, measure sugar levels in grapes, the moisture in grain, and help decide whether the cow gets the right feed, is healthy, and produces good and nutritious milk.

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 a number of industries, FOSS helps optimize the use of food and agricultural resources around the world. We do so by enabling customers to run intelligent data-driven productions, based on fast, easy-to-use and dedicated analytics. We call it Smart Analytics.


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