Regional Senior Category & Customer Marketing Manager, South East Asia - Kuala Lumpur

At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world’s favourite dairy products. We make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for and family dinners unforgettable. Puck®, Dano®, Lurpak® and Castello® – names like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries around the world. There are 19,000 global employees at the heart of our business. Every single one of us plays an important role and together we build on our 10bn Euros turnover and establish our position as one of the largest dairy companies in the world.

Are you ready to leave your mark in Category and Customer Marketing, do you want to develop Arla’s business prospects within a high growth region? We are looking for a new Regional Category and Customer Marketing Manager to handle markets within South East Asia.  This job could very well be a stepping-stone for your future career and an interesting challenge for an experienced and ambitious character. After a thorough introduction to the business you will be driving best in class category and customer strategies and plans across the key retail markets in South East Asia.

Regional scope – and multiple opportunities for you

We focus on selling Arla’s well-known global brands within cheese, butter, milk, cream and milk powder. You will focus on our key retail customers and create sustainable value for our key categories. You will engage directly with the customer and in close cooperation with the country teams develop category vision and plans that will have measurable sales impact. You will roll out best practices, ensure seamless implementation of customer and category plans. Secure knowledge transfer to local market teams, embedding core capabilities for them to execute within agreed plans. This is a key role in an interesting and upcoming region and you should expect 30% of travel from your base in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

FMCG experience and a business background

You are a pioneering figure who thrives on working in a fast paced, high growth region. You are inspired by consumer, customer and shopper needs and you are able to translate these to tangible business opportunities. Immense growth prospects challenges and fascinates you. You are comfortable manoeuvring in an international and multi-cultural setting where the social, cultural and working standards are quite different. You have a high-level education and specialisation within business administration, commerce or an equivalent area complemented. Analytical strength is a must and you have a proven growth track record with customers. Lastly, you must be proficient in written and spoken English, and you have good financial and IT skills.

Help improve the everyday life of millions

To us, it’s not just about making dairy products. It’s about providing the ingredients vital to everyday life. Please apply through our website under reference of your salary expectations and your earliest availability. E-Mail applications will not be considered. For further information please contact Dennis Klein via

 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.

Please apply via this LINK