Commercial Innovation Manager - Aarhus

In Arla Foods Denmark’s commercial innovation team in Aarhus, we identify new growth opportunities and turn them into big business. Seeking inspiration from a variety of sources and driven by consumer insight, we are focused on making innovation happen and helping to develop better food habits.

Make innovation happen and drive revenue growth for Arla Foods Denmark

As Commercial Innovation Manager you’ll be responsible for driving selected projects as well as developing long-term pipelines. You will anticipate consumers’ current and future needs and operate with agility to create new value for consumers, shoppers, customers and Arla Foods. You will collaborate with other innovation colleagues and in our category teams to jointly prioritise projects. And you will engage with and influence various stakeholders to drive development through a structured innovation process that results in new products on Danish retail shelves. Your strong commercial mindset will help you make decisions that drive maximum value for all key stakeholders.

Ideas are important, but it’s delivery that counts

As someone motivated by the importance of innovation to drive business growth, we expect that you have a naturally creative gene. If you enjoy the thrill of starting with the unknown and working tirelessly to turn ideas into reality you will probably thrive in our team. If you’re naturally curious about why people behave the way they do and understand how to get beyond what people say and beneath what they actually do, you will succeed in this role. If you understand that innovation is less about ideas and more about influencing key internal and external stakeholders then you’re the right fit. Ultimately, if you have the desire and drive to make innovation happen, and wish to see the fruits of your labour on retails shelves, this is the perfect job for you.

You have a university degree, and you understand consumer insights and know how to uncover them. You have vision and drive, project management experience and are able to move projects through a large corporate system. You have a strong commercial mindset and are able to use crucial marketing and financial levers to drive maximum value for business growth.

Application and contact

Please apply as soon as possible. We will review all incoming applications on an ongoing basis. For additional information, please contact Dorthe Holm Jensen, Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant, +45 9131 2813.

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