Requisition ID 2924
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Sales
Posting Type LI
Career Builder CB
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.
A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.
About the role
Functional Ingredients & Actives
The Functional Ingredients and Actives (FI&A) division presents a remarkable combination of technical capabilities, innovative applications, and consumer insight understanding. FI&A supports Kerry's alignment with industry trends such as nutrition, clean label and food safety, while the vast portfolio of advanced technologies serves the food, animal nutrition, biotech, fermentation, nutritional supplements and pharmaceutical markets.
Key responsibilities of the role are summarized below:
Manage and grow the existing GanedenBC30 & Wellmune business in North America by working with our food, beverage and supplement customers.
This will entail customer visits in the field
Manage and grow our the existing GanedenBC30 & Wellmune business with our direct customers
Build a robust opportunity pipeline in both the nutritional supplements and functional food channels for GanedenBC30 & Wellmune / new technologies that Kerry brings to market either through organic development or new acquisitions by:
Leveraging Kerry's "go to market" footprint in priority product categories, for example mainstream functional beverages (e.g. juices and vitamin enhanced waters), nutritional Beverages (sports, adult and child nutrition), nutritional bars, dairy and gummies.
Build an awareness of Kerry's emerging presence in the dietary supplements category by:
Being a strong ambassador / educator internally within the Kerry organization
Externally: Developing strong customer alliances and promoting the presence of Kerry in this category via participation at key industry events (e.g. tradeshows, seminars, conferences)
Provide commercial leadership in developing Kerry's growth plans into the functional food & beverage and dietary supplements category in North America.
Identify emerging trends, develop insights on how Kerry can participate in the growth of this sector, either via organic (internal) developments, or targeted strategic acquisitions
Qualifications and skills
Requirements for this position
Driven and highly motivated to get out in the field to unearth new growth opportunities
Strong execution skills, yet displaying the potential/ability to adopt a strategic approach
Displays a passion for the functional food & beverage and nutritional supplements category and has a keen interest in the topics of nutrition and general wellness.
Have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the category
The ideal candidate will have strong insights on the North America food, beverage and dietary supplements category, with excellent industry knowledge, has developed a strong network of contacts and is becoming recognized as an emerging talent/leader.
Strong ability to work via multiple internal stakeholders in a matrix structure.
Commercially driven with an aptitude to deliver business growth.
High performer with a strong track record in delivering sales growth.
Life Science / Business qualified, at Masters level will be an advantage.
This position will require approximately 35% travel
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 .
Kerry is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to KAcareers@Kerry.com and let us know the nature of your request.
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