Commercial Manager

Upfield is looking for a Commercial Manager to strengthen the Nordic team. You will play an important role in unlocking the Plant-based power with the Nordic customers and consumers. Together with the Nordic Sales team and in close collaboration with the Head of Sales you will leverage the full capability of the local, Nordic and global Upfield organization to accelerate sustainable relationships with our customers. For our customers, you will represent the source for providing healthy, plant-based options for the dinner tables of our consumers.   
Main responsibilities 

  • Category Growth Vision creation and sell-in internally and to key customers 
  • Revenue Growth Management capabilities. 
  • Establish and secure a great relationship with our customers 
  • Secure profitable sales with triple win (consumer, customer and Upfield). 
  • Secure a good structure and implement new strategies working with a plant-based category 
  • Have a good understanding of sales cycles, what is happening in stores, trade window presentations and to take part in negotiations 
  • Implement and secure a good relationship with both internal and external stakeholders 
  • Drive the business forward, and push the brand into growth 
  • Continuously follow-up with the stakeholders and the customers in relation to the business 

This is you! 
You have at least 5-7 years of experience in a similar role in the FMCG space (think Trade Marketing Manager, Commercial Development Manager etc.). You have excellent analytics skills and you love looking at the data and coming up with insights and recommendations to grow and push the business into the right direction. Nielsen holds no secrets for you! 
You have been working within companies with an ESG agenda. With your experience working with - or genuine passion for plant-based products you're able to grow the category. You can work seamlessly with our Key Account Managers and leverage strong relationships with the customers. 
You're looking for a role where you're entrepreneurial mindset isn't wasted. You have a critical spirit and constantly challenge the status quo. You see opportunities for growth wherever you look and won't stop until you've made a difference. 
You speak and write English and Swedish fluently. 

You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact.  

You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career.  

At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete. 

Please apply below, or if you have additional questions just send me a whatsapp message using (+31 615697958). I understand your resume might not be up to date, just send me what you have. 

We would like to receive your application before December 17th, after this date, everyone will get a response. 

Milou van Regteren, Talent Acquisition Specialist 

If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now! 


About Upfield 

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet. Upfield has a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter and ProActiv. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started. 

We take quality seriously and around the world we taste products every 30 seconds. We take our consumers seriously and more than 150 people will taste test each of our new innovations before they hit the shelve  

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.   

We are a global food company with 6 business units operating in 95 markets. We have the mind-set of a start-up. This makes us fast, agile, entrepreneurial, cost conscious and accountable for our products – from seed to serving at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table. We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business. We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers. 

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.