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Sales Manager in Global Industry & Trading - Aarhus


Viby J, DK

Would you like to work in a dynamic business, develop markets and be a part of managing and selling Arla’s dairy products? If you are looking for a new challenge - then this is a fantastic opportunity for you. We are looking for a sales manager to join our Health & Nutrition Team within Global Industry Sales & Trading (GIST).


“Our new Sales Manager will be located in Aarhus and support our customers in Canada, United States, South America and Asia. A global mindset is a must as well as a natural curiosity for stakeholder management” says Director Helle Rasmussen. 


About the job

As Sales Manager in Global Industry Sales & Trading, you are responsible for your own customer portfolio. Our business area is wide, as we serve many different customer segments focusing on Milk ingredients to Infant Nutrition, Sports, Medical and Food applications. Thus, you collaborate with many different stakeholders internally as well as with the customer where our ingredients are applied in a diverse range of products. All in all, you use your business acumen to: 


  • Drive, maintain and follow up on sales activities
  • Manage, map and collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Obtain, build and maintain a thorough knowledge of your customer’s business
  • Prepare for quarterly reviews where you present e.g. revenue and earnings
  • Submit short- and long-term sales plans and prepare sales strategies


Who are you?

Working in a very broad and complex stakeholder environment, you will need to be great at navigating and communicating with all kinds of people – from line operators to CEOs and specialists in marketing, NPD and R&D. To do so, it requires a special kind of energy from a sociable and extrovert professional, who is ready to motivate people and engage in all kinds of projects. Further, you are comfortable with data handling and find a motivation in working with numbers as a part of forecasting and sales. Besides, your qualifications include:


  • A commercial background and minimum 2 years’ of experience within a relevant business area either working with food ingredients sale or working as a key account manager, category manager or similar 
  • A possibility to travel to customer visits 30-40 days a year
  • Effortless communication in English both in speaking and writing


Application and contact
If you want to seize this exciting opportunity, please apply as soon as possible. We process applications on a continuous basis and close the job opening once the right candidate has been found. For additional information, please call Senior Sales Manager Helle Rasmussen +45 8938 1640.


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?



Ref.: 84937


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