Business Development Manager

Novozymes A/S

Full-time job
Greater Copenhagen

Strategic Business Development Manager, HHC, BagsværdPioneer a brigther future
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make an impact and help create a better world. For those around us, for each other and for the next generation. We use science to advance industries, and as part of our Global Sales Organization, you will spearhead our market activities, expanding the reach and impact of our biological solutions and paving the way for a brighter future.

Strategic Business Development Manager
Do you want to work in an international environment and be spearheading our new business development with one of the largest FMCG companies in the world? If so, you could be our new Global Strategic Business Development Manager in the Household Care and Technical Industries division. You’ll work in an ambitious team that is dedicated to strategically growing one of our largest account. From identifying and developing new global business opportunities, building up business cases to support them and convincing the customer of the joint value creation. You’ll work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders up to C-level to determine how opportunities can be generated and be turned into sustainable growth drivers.

In the job you will need to study and understand consumer behavior and turn it into valuable insights which links Novozymes bio-technology to the consumer needs. This is often done by developing exciting storylines, insights and pitching these to high-level partner meetings or in regional workshops around the world. You will also play an important role in developing and driving the long-term strategy for the customer.

The role has high internal and external exposure to senior stakeholders and offers a steep learning curve to expand your commercial toolbox in a high-pace customer facing environment. If you want a job with impact, then this is definitely a job for you. You will report to a senior commercial leader responsible for the business

In this position you need to:

  • Have a Master’s degree in science, engineering or economics
  • Have experience of FMCG business development or strategic consultancy work
  • Have strong analytical skills with good influence and communication skills
  • Be able to translate highly complex technical products into the language of regular consumers
  • Be agile in interacting in international set-up and across various functional teams
  • Be creative and able to build memorable storylines
  • Be pro-active and with significant customer facing experience
  • Be available to travel (15%)

Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s realize your potential together.

Rethink tomorrow
Novozymes is the world leader in bio-innovation. Together with customers across a broad array of industries, we create tomorrow’s bio-solutions, improving our customers’ business and the use of our planet’s resources. With over 700 products used in 130 countries, Novozymes’ bioinnovations improve industrial performance and safeguard the world’s resources by offering superior and sustainable solutions for tomorrow’s ever-changing marketplace.

For more information please contact Henrik Funder +45 30 77 00 38 or

Application deadline is 2. april 2020, but we will be evaluating applications and conducting interviews on an ongoing basis.

Only online applications are accepted.

Ref: 6938BR

City: Bagsværd

Country: Denmark

Job Area: Business Development

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Novozymes A/S
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At Novozymes, we are unique in our dedication to enzymes and microbes. For more than 70 years, our work with these biological problem solvers has made a big difference to our shared world.

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