Business Development Manager Orkla Ocean
- Orkla ASA (Norway)
- Business Development Manager Orkla Ocean
Do you want to be part of Orkla’s green commitment and start-up company, Orkla Ocean? Are you triggered by an entrepreneurial environment, committed to making a positive sustainability impact for people and the planet, and want to strengthen our position by really making a difference? We are currently looking for a proactive and hands-on Business Development Manager to come join us in Orkla Ocean on our exciting journey ahead!
The green agenda is more important than ever, and for Orkla it is essential to develop new business that contributes positive to the environmental and climate development. Orkla Ocean is a sustainability pioneer, and will drive Orkla’s development and commercialization of seaweed in the European market. Orkla believes seaweed is the future since it is highly sustainable, nutritious, tasty and can be used for many different purposes: in food, cosmetics, health foods, animal feed – and even in packaging. In other words, endless of opportunities and angles exist. We are now looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Business Development Manager.
In the role as a Business Development Manager in Orkla Ocean, you will among others be responsible for identifying, developing, and commercializing new value-creating opportunities within Seaweed for Orkla. This will be done in close cooperation with other Orkla companies and include both B2B and B2C. Furthermore, you will work with brand building and storytelling for seaweed and Orkla Ocean, marketing and insight, strategy- and business development projects and develop detailed analysis, presentations and decision material. You will also be responsible for following up financial reporting for Orkla Ocean.
Since Orkla Ocean is a small unit and in the start-up phase, we believe you need to be hands-on and contribute to the company’s development regardless of functions. To further succeed in the role, we believe that you are creative, ambitious, like challenges and are solution oriented. You have a strong commercial and business understanding and trust your own decisions, you are network oriented and have a strong ability to build trust-based relationships at all organizational levels. You have excellent analytical abilities, both quantitative and qualitative, and excellent communications skills in English and Norwegian/Swedish/Danish.
Further, we are looking for a candidate with 2-5 years of experience from Marketing/Sales, Management Consulting, Business Development/M&A or a start-up. From an educational aspect, we believe you have a master’s degree in Business Administration/Economics, Marketing, Engineering, or similar relevant degree with outstanding academic results. Finally, you have commercial smartness and a genuine interest for responsible and sustainable business.
The role of Business Development Manager in Orkla Ocean reports to CEO Orkla Ocean, Linn Anne Bjelland Brunborg. Primary office location in Skøyen, Oslo. Frequent traveling is required.
If you have any questions related to the position, you are welcome to contact Linn Anne Bjelland Brunborg, CEO Orkla Ocean (+47 91 61 20 email@example.com) or Ingvild Falck-Ytter, Jr. HR Business Partner (+47 95 01 60 firstname.lastname@example.org)
We look forward to receiving your application!
Application deadline: 2 January 2022
How to apply: Please click on the link and follow the steps to create a profile in order to apply for this position. We do not accept applications via email.
Orkla is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods to the grocery, out-of home, specialised retail, pharmacy and bakery sectors. The Nordic and Baltic regions and selected countries in Central Europe are Orkla’s main markets. The Orkla Group also holds strong positions in selected product categories in India.
Orkla has identified a great potential in developing and consolidating the Seaweed industry. To enter the Seaweed industry, Orkla has established a new company, Orkla Ocean AS. This is a start-up company that will own and take lead on developing Orkla’s position in the Seaweed industry.
- 0277 Oslo
- Matvareproduksjon og -industri
- Forretningsutvikling og strategi,
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