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Strategic Business Development Manager, Consumer Biosolution, Bagsværd

Novozymes A/S

Rethink your impact
Are you passionate about identifying and developing new global business opportunities? Then you might be our new Global Business Development Manager.

Work for a cause, not just a company
Novozymes is the world’s leading provider of industrial enzymes and microorganisms. Together with our customers, partners, and the global community, we use our innovative thinking and passion for science to boost industries and make everyday products more sustainable for the good of the planet. Our biological solutions enable higher agricultural yields, healthy food consumption, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel, and many other biological solutions that the world can benefit from – both today and in years to come. We need people who are eager to try new things, motivated by challenge, and not afraid to fail but driven to try again. And again. We know that original thinking happens when we’re given the flexibility to focus and the freedom to fully unfold our individual strengths. This is key to our innovation power. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.

Join us as our new Global Business Development Manager
Do you want to work in an international environment in which innovation and challenging the status quo are a large part of your daily work? If so, you could be our new Global Business Development Manager. You’ll work in an ambitious team that is dedicated to strategically growing one of our largest accounts in Novozymes. 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.
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.

In addition, you can expect to become part of cross-functional project teams that assess the market potential of different new consumer centric innovation opportunities. This role requires an individual with excellent presentation skills and the ability to think strategically and analytically in order to take our customer to the next level of partnership.

In this role you’ll make an impact by:

  • Drive the planning and execution of strategic customer-facing sessions
  • Lead the global pipeline building activities
  • Drive and support sales activities for the account teams in all regions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team to build customer insights
  • Identify and drive new consumer centric innovation opportunities together with cross functional teams
  • Support negotiation dialogues

Potentially relevant experience:

  • 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 a superior influence and communication skills

In this position you need to:

  • Be creative and able to build memorable storylines
  • Be able to translate highly complex technical products into the language of regular consumers
  • Be agile in interacting in international set-up and across functional teams and geographies
  • Be pro-active and with significant customer facing experience
  • Be able to travel (15%)

This job will be located in Bagsværd. With the possibility to work from home up to 2 days a week.

Are you passionate about making a sustainable impact, and do you see yourself in this position? Then unlock your passion and apply today!

Application deadline: 19. February 2023
Contact details: Strategy Account Director, Jesper Haarh,

At Novozymes we commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. We recommend you not to attach a cover letter to your application. Instead, please include a few sentences in your resume/CV about why you are applying. To ensure a fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your resume/CV.

Novozymes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability, or veteran status.

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