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Regional Business Director Poultry

Boxmeer, Netherlands

Job Description

We are looking for candidates with a strong personality and the ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships in an international, matrix environment. You are able to work transparently and with a sense of urgency across various countries, cultures and functions.

For our Animal Health Business, we are currently recruiting a Regional Business Director, Poultry .

Welcome to our team

The function of EURAM Regional Business Director, Poultry is part of the Global Poultry Marketing Unit and reports to the Global Poultry Lead. Foremost this unit sets the strategic direction for the Poultry Business Worldwide and must also ensure alignment with this strategy with all functions within the organization. The unit is also responsible for a regional deployment of Global campaigns and projects.

Purpose of the role

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced EURAM Regional Poultry Business Director to join our team. In this role, you will provide valuable assistance to our local Poultry operations in implementing global marketing campaigns and ensuring the growth and development of the Poultry business within the region. As the primary point of contact for global marketing, you will play a key role in coordinating and successfully implementing deployment campaigns for new products and key brands. Additionally, you will contribute to the strategic direction of our Poultry portfolio for the next 5-10 years and assist in life cycle management and portfolio optimization. Join us in shaping the future of the Poultry business at our Animal health division!

Main tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Identifying marketing training needs and get involved in a development of those programs.

  • Foster regular and efficient communication and engagement with commercial operations of the region by having regular visits and organizing the regular regional business meetings.

  • Assist Regional VP and country operations (sales, marketing and technical) to maximize the results. This involves: development and implementation of the Regional Business and Marketing Plan, aligned with the Global Strategic Poultry Business plan, with the participation of key country colleagues and ensuring periodic monitoring reports.

  • Cross-pollinate and capitalize on the best practices within the region and even including the global view.

  • Assist by a coordination of all relevant regional Poultry initiatives, like events, meetings and congresses, involving regional VPs, countries teams and support departments (meetings, compliance, RA, etc), being responsible to control the respective project budget.

  • Foster involvement, information flow and participation of the regional commercial operations, in the Global Poultry Business initiatives

  • Maintain regular feedback and clear communication with other stakeholders (Global Marketing and Technical directors and Support functions).

Your profile

  • 8+ Years of relevant Poultry industry experience in EURAM, with Poultry production system related technical background.

  • Advanced analytical skills and the ability to work with different sources of information.

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills, including intercultural, interpersonal and general communication with a natural ability to work in a collaborative team environment.

  • Ability to create, nurture, and drive a collaborative team environment.

  • Strong financial and business acumen background.

  • Advanced organizational and time management skills.

  • Availability to travel (approx. 80% travel time can be expected).

What we offer

We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic and challenging environment with great opportunities for personal development. Our benefits depend on the job location but are in any case very competitive.

Candidates outside of the specified locations will also be considered.

Animal Health

Our Animal Health Division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to preserving and improving the health, well-being, and performance of animals and the people who care for them. We have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet. Our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals allows us to offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners, and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and health management solutions and services. We also provide an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability, and monitoring products. With our comprehensive R&D resources and global supply chain, we are present in more than 50 countries, with products available in over 150 markets.

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