Marketing Manager Norway - Oslo

In Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world's most popular dairy products. We get the healthy to taste delicious, we make the mornings worth standing up for and the family dinners unforgettable. Arla®, Castello® and Lurpak® brands like this make us an important and natural part of modern life in over 100 countries around the world. There are approximately 19.000 global employees at the heart of our business. Every single one of us plays an important role, and together we can build on our turnover of 10 billion euros and establish our position as one of the largest dairy companies in the world.

Arla Foods Norway is the subsidiary of Arla and has significant market positions within several categories on the Norwegian market. We represent well known and strong brands like Apetina® Cooking cheese, Castello® Specialty cheese, Arla® cheese, Starbucks® Iced coffee, Cocio® Chocolate milk and God Morgon® Juice.  

In order to achieve our ambitious goals in Norway, we are now looking for a Marketing Manager who develops, drives and implements category strategies with a 12-months to 3 years horizon. You will work at a category-specific level across a portfolio of brands and retail customers ensuring delivery of growth for the category and Arla Foods 

The role currently reports to the Country Manager.

You cooperate and focus on results  
You will be responsible for the development and delivery of Arla Foods’ category strategy across multiple categories ensuring the business plan is fully aligned to it. You will keep abreast of specific retailer strategies, priorities and key objectives to ensure overall market plans are met in accordance with global strategies. Mainly you will have local responsibility for Apetina and Castello brands owning overall marketing efforts, short and long-term plans incl. marketing budget and P&L. 

Your skills are important for success 
To be successful in the position it is important that you bring extensive years of relevant experience in FMCG Marketing including people leadership experience. A higher education with focus on marketing / economics is a prerequisite. You will also need good experience in developing campaigns in organizations with strong brands. Good Nielsen knowledge and solid knowledge of the Norwegian media market and especially digital media, are equally essential as business proficient English language skills. 

Application and contact 
If you want to seize this exciting opportunity, please apply as soon as possible. Application and CV must be written in English. We will review applications until the right candidate is found. For additional information, please e-mail Yngvar Egge at yngvar.egge@arlafoods.com

Equal opportunity
Arla Foods is a company with equal opportunities for everyone regardless of age, race, gender or any other criteria that is not a professional qualification for an open position. Purely for reasons of readability we have chosen to create all our job postings in male format. We explicitly look forward to all applications regardless if the candidate is male, female, diverse and will also exclude any other criteria from our screening process that is not professional qualification.

Agency disclaimer
Arla Foods has chosen carefully selected external vendors (“Headhunter”) to work on specific roles and we hold long term working relationship with them. Arla Foods is not seeking any new partners until further notice. Therefore we are asking you to refrain from any contact requests by phone, e-mail or in any other way towards any Arla Foods representatives. Please note that all candidate resumes that are send to us without a written and signed search assignment will be deemed made available free of costs. 

Please apply via this link.

Norway