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Business Development Manager Meat Taste

Requisition ID 46066
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Business Development 
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Posting Type DNI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About the role

The Business Development Manager, Meat Taste will focus on the Meat end-use-market (EUM), to identify new Taste business and grow our Taste pipeline through stellar strategy planning and collaborative execution.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop & lead the end use market strategy for Taste, build growth strategies that fully leverage the Kerry business model across all channels and routes to market
  • Engagement and alignment of strategy and business with key business model stakeholders (commercialization & supply chain demand lead, applications, marketing, sales)
  • Responsible for driving profitable growth within the meat EUM
  • Deeply understand the Meat EUM - the customers, competitors, market trends, key market dynamics that influence our success
  • Influence the innovation requirements and managing through the Kerry innovation funnel & process
  • Architect commercial plan, support sales team to build commercial pipeline & lead execution of key projects & presentations
  • Drive application expertise within the Meat EUM team
  • Build strong understanding of all Kerry technologies relevant for the Meat EUM – and fully align to market and customer needs
  • Role Model Kerry Leadership and effective people & team management

Qualifications and skills

  • 7-10 years’ experience, progressively responsible, post baccalaureate experience in related capacity or food industry role
  • Technical background with food science-based degree or equivalent relevant professional experience
  • Business experience desirable with strong commercial understanding, combined with ability to drive profitable growth
  • Bachelor’s degree required; master's or PhD preferred.
  • Strong project management skills & an ability to lead indirect teams
  • Strategic thinker and results driven
  • Strong communication skills and ability to easily build rapport
  • Strong ability to influence key stakeholders and drive alignment across Kerry business model.
  • Experience in customer interaction and customer driven technical support
  • Ability to interface and influence other business functions, especially sales, R&D, operations and senior management within the business
  • Bias for external perspective, including customers, competitors, and market trends in the meat space

About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                       

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