Foodservice Director - Aarhus

Do you know what is happening in the foodservice market and can you respond to that like no one else? Is it your ambition to manage our foodservice team and determine the course for the Danish market? Then this is the position for you! We are looking for an ambitious and passionate “Foodservice Director, Denmark”.

Taking foodservice to the next level

Fueled by your passion and dedication, you are responsible for the performance of the Danish foodservice business and leading a team of app. 30 people. Foodservice is the most dynamic part of the Danish food sector and represents 15% of Arla Foods business in Denmark, but 30% of our growth. You will play a key role in developing the business and your team with the aim of achieving growth and delivering results. You report to the Senior Vice President of Denmark and will be part of the Danish leadership.

In this role you will develop and shape the foodservice agenda to continue delivering significant growth. Through your customer centric mindset you set the right strategy for the department that captures the opportunities in Danish foodservice trade and the need of our customers. You have a natural flair for working with larger teams and feel motivated by developing people. You thrive in a business environment that offers many different stakeholders and you have experience in working across the value chain in larger organizations.

FMCG experience and a motivating leader

Your background and interest in dairy products can be derived from various positions within the FMCG industry. You bring substantial sales and management experience  - ideally from the foodservice business - and it is in your nature to determine the strategy for a department / business. You are accustomed to conducting negotiations at various levels and have a passion for understanding our customers and their needs. You have strong people management skills and your persistent character makes you a reliable, strategic business partner. You are ambitious and know how to inspire others. In addition to good communication skills, you are able to build solid and long-term relationships with your stakeholders such as wholesalers and key accounts.

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Interested in this challenge?

Please apply as soon as possible. We will continuously invite candidates to participate in the processes and will get back to you once we have reviewed your application thoroughly. For additional information, please call either SVP Jakob B Knudsen on +45 89381488 or Senior Director HR Birgitte Beisner +45 91316093.  

Please apply via this LINK