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

Job description

Reports to: Market Manager “Digestion & Gut Health”
Position scope: Worldwide
Location: Europe (preference for Lille)

Position Purpose:
Microbiota, a world still to be discovered. Among microorganisms from a specific environment, we can find bacteria. They are part of what is called microbial flora. Gnosis by Lesaffre is already deeply involved in such topic and is willing to reinforce its marketing team with a Product Manager position dedicated to BACTERIA topics.
In a changing market, the candidate will ensure the valorization of his/her bacteria portfolio managing 5 P’s according to the strategy defined on the digestion & gut health market.  He/she will support the Market Manager “Digestion & Gut Health”. You will ensure the growth and manage the Bacteria portfolio, worldwide in line with the strategy of the market. You will, by order of importance:

  • Manage product portfolio / Develop products & positioning
  • Elaborate all marketing support / tools to launch / relaunch Products
  • Consolidate value creation
  • Conduct studies / analysis to better understand Competition
  • Support Market Manager with the implementation of the Bacteria strategy

Key Missions:

  • Generate value creation on his/her product portfolio (working closely with Marketing, Sales, Operations, Supply Chain, Controlling…)
  • Generate new ideas that grow market share
  • Implement operational marketing to support the development of the portfolio, including new products’ launch in cooperation with R&D and sales team
  • Recommend the nature & scope of present and future products, by reviewing product specifications & requirements
  • Analyze the competitive landscape
  • Manage the product pricing
  • Analyze and optimize the performance of products’ portfolio 
  • Provide source data for product line communication by defining product marketing communication objectives
  • Develop strong relation with the Market Managers to align and answer Market needs
     

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Experienced (5-8 years) in a Marketing position (Product Manager, Marketing specialist…), using marketing tools
  • Ability to manage all aspects of a successful product line throughout its lifecycle
  • Attend events
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Business & controlling acumen
  • Ability to understand industrial & supply chain topics
  • Creative, generating new and innovative ideas
  • Open-minded and capable of working in a multi-cultural environment and in a transversal mode
  • Curious, Rigorous, Organized
  • Open to travel 
  • 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. In May 2021, Lesaffre acquired NattoPharma to continue to strengthen its Human Health & Nutrition business
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.