The Global Marketing Director is responsible for developing the marketing strategy for Crop Protection.
Do you possess strong strategic and thought leadership capabilities combined with deep knowledge of the Crop Protection industry? Welcome to Eastman Chemical Company…
Global Marketing Director, Crop Protection
Fulltime | Ghent, Belgium
This is Eastman Chemical Company
Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Our market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2016 revenues of approximately $9 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 15,000 people around the world.
This is the role
The Global Marketing Director is responsible for developing the marketing strategy for Crop Protection. You share responsibly with other directors and marketing managers to ensure in-depth marketing tools and techniques are developed and applied to all growth projects. You are a strategic stakeholder for the business organization and innovation platforms. You ensure optimal insights in end-markets and applications are included when developing business strategies, scoping growth initiatives, and leading market facing growth projects.
Your responsibilities include;
- Ensuring integration of business, product, and customer strategies to ensure consistency, alignment, and actionability
- Coaching Stage-Gate project teams and Gatekeepers on in-depth marketing tools and techniques
- Actively participating in growth project portfolio reviews to drive highest quality strategy choice development
- Providing key integration for marketing communications and business organization by driving development of clear and actionable behavioral objectives
- Support continual improvement of internal company tools Enabling Business & Marketing Excellence (EBME) and Stage Gate training
This is who you are
We are looking for someone with the capacity for assimilating and comprehending information and market trends to determine the "big picture". You have a strong strategic and thought leadership capabilities combined with deep knowledge of the Crop Protection industry. A strong market focus and high bias for action and the ability to work in a fast-paced, matrix-based environment with multiple, sometimes competing priorities.
This is what you bring
This role requires the ability to think strategically and execute methodically. To be successful, you bring an extensive expertise and international Crop Protection industry experience. In additional you hold a Master degree in Agriculture or related, preferably combined with an MBA and at least 10+ years of relevant experience.
This is what we offer
Our spirit of innovation and collaboration along with our diversified business line creating challenges and opportunities for growth is what makes Eastman a great place to build a career. Here, you can find opportunities to grow professionally, competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, and a global work environment. Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.
For further information about this position please contact Ahmed Farah via +31623912258 or send your application via the apply button.
*Acquisition for this vacancy is not appreciated
*Keywords: Global Marketing Director Ghent Vacancy, Marketing MBA, Communications, Marketing Communications, Marketing Manager, **
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