Cargill EMEA Director Marketing in Schiphol, Netherlands

EMEA Director Marketing

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Job location: Schiphol (Netherlands)

Marketing together with Strategy & Business Development and Research & Development is part of Cargill Cocoa and Chocolate Strategy & Innovation.

Marketing covers Strategic Marketing and Commercial Marketing. The purpose is to base on analysis & identify opportunities, develop solutions, introduce to market and support sales in achieving commercial targets. Key market trends include sustainability, price risk management, health & wellness, premiumzation and changing customer landscapes.

Strategic Marketing:

  • Opportunity Space and Trend - identify, analyse, and recommend response to changes in the market

  • Category Insight - identify, analyse, and recommend response on how to win in target categories

  • Product Line Architecture - identify, analyse, and recommend on required changes in portfolio to win in the market and customers of the future

  • Innovation process

Beyond Strategy & Innovation the main stakeholders in this area include R&D, Product Line Management and Sales.

Commercial Marketing:

  • Activation of opportunities defined as part of annual Marketing plan

  • Lead bringing to market of new product development

  • Support sales with innovation days, concept library, marketing material

  • Brand and content marketing - including development of value proposition

Beyond Strategy & Innovation the main stakeholders in this area include Sales, Technical Service.

Major Tasks:

  • Built the best Marketing team of the industry; best people, high engagement, high performance. Direct leadership of EMEA Marketing team. Coordinate CCC Marketing NA, APAC, LATAM. Create vision for marketing team, communicate, engage team and CCC around Marketing. Recruit, coach and feedback towards high performance.

  • Develop, implement, embed, drive content, execute and connect with other processes the strategic marketing processes.

  • Develop, implement, embed, drive content, execute and connect with other processes the commercial marketing process including activation of annual marketing plan with sales.

  • Senior leadership in CCC: member of CCC G50, member of CCC Sales Leadership Team, facilitate global IBP PMR, member of Global S&I. Drive Marketing capability in supply chain oriented B2B environment.


  • University degree

  • Minimum 10 - 15 years’ work experience

  • Experience as a seasoned marketing leader in multinational company

  • Commercial experience

  • Experience in building marketing capability

  • Mental agility & resilience to drive marketing in supply chain oriented B2B environment

  • Ability to think conceptual and drive execution

  • Define process, implement, embed, and execute

  • People leadership

  • Change management

  • Good understanding of marketing tools and systems

  • Excellent mastery of English (verbal and written) and another language is a plus

  • Ability to travel approximately 20-30%

Our Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.

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Primary Location Netherlands-NH-Schiphol

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: SCH02144