Job area
Human care
Marcq-en-Barœul, France
Contract type
Permanent Contract
5 to 10 years

Job description

Position scope: Global

Position Purpose:

  • Lead the development of the Marketing Strategy for Digestion & Gut Health market
  • Set specific objectives to develop a cohesive and profitable marketing strategy
  • Define & drive the range of products required to be successful in the segment (incl. innovation), drive the innovation for this market segment
  • Implement the developed strategy into Marketing actions (incl. positioning of Gnosis by Lesaffre, Go to Market, Pricing, Channels & Promotional strategy)

Key Missions:

  • Design and implement marketing strategies / marketing plan aligned with business targets for the market segment and leads its transversal implementation to ensure deliverables are met
  • Set specific marketing goals
  • Define Value Proposition within the segment, and ensure products, solutions & services are in place to support it
  •  Forecast market trends, research market to identify new opportunities of growth
  • Identify & select prospects to strengthen our customer portfolio
  • Set target market price guidelines
  • Propose Channel strategy to be validated with Sales
  • Generate innovative ideas to promote our brands and products, and answer market needs

Liaise with internal teams and ensure brand consistency.


Key competencies:

  • Functional: capable of setting the market segment global marketing strategy
  • Operational: capable of developing marketing actions to implement defined strategy
  • Managerial: capabilities to work in a transversal mode
  • Leadership: Able to communicate major trends that will affect Gnosis by Lesaffre’s strategies


  • Strong skills in Microbiota, Digestive health, Gut-Brain axis…
  • Proven work experience as a Marketing strategist or Marketing Manager
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Business acumen
  • Creative, generating new and innovative ideas
  • Open-minded and capable of working in a multi-cultural environment
  • You are dynamic, enthusiastic, committed and have excellent interpersonal skills and a strong sense of teamwork. You are curious, rigorous, and organized. You have a good degree of autonomy and can demonstrate a good capacity for analysis and synthesis
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is mandatory

Company description

For over 30 years, Lesaffre has been involved in Human Health & Nutrition as part of its ambition to better nourish and protect the planet. In November 2018, Lesaffre acquired Gnosis Advanced Biotech and officially combined it with Lesaffre Human Care to form a new Business Unit named Gnosis by Lesaffre. 
At Gnosis by Lesaffre, we are committed to cultivating and to delivering nutritional actives, probiotics, and nutritional and functional yeasts that benefit human health and wellbeing, thanks to the power of microorganisms and biotransformation processes like fermentation. Put differently, we explore life to improve living. 

Our vision: At Gnosis by Lesaffre, we strive for a world that moves better, digests better, ages better, feels better, and, ultimately, lives better thanks to microorganisms and biotransformation.