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Head of Technical Marketing

Edelweiss HR Services

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Head of Technical Marketing

Job Type: 
Full Time
Job Category: 
Technical Marketing

Edelweiss HR is specialized on the placement of high-quality candidates, permanent staffing solutions for companies with HQ in Europe. On behalf of our client, we are looking for a motivated personality as:

Head of Technical Marketing

Main responsibilities

Data management

  •     Develop and entertain external network for technical and market intelligence (first line support for "facts & figures" related info)
  •     Identify new business opportunities for segment CON in region REU and translate into action (initiate innovation project, push M&A and appropriate new distribution business)

Communication (in coordination with Business Development)

  •     Provide guidelines, brochures & training to sales (both for new and for recently launched /young products) t
  •     Promote externally new products in the region (active participation in trade shows and conferences)
  •     Link global segment functions with key customers, trade associations, NGO's & academia in the region

Innovation Process

    (a) Drive regional specific adaptation of new products
    (b) Coordinate pilot/scale-up activities in the region
    (c) Manage target customer validations in the region
    (d) Assess regional specific value pricing / pricing concepts
    Interface with Production and Supply Chain to ensure regional availability of new and young products

Interface with intellectual property department and product regulatory to ensure legal compliance for putting new product on the market

Your Profile:

  •     Dipl. Ing. (FH), M.Sc, PhD in Chemical Engineering, Wood Engineering, Material Science
  •     MBA or comparable commercial degree is not a must but a strong plus
  •     Minimum 5 years of experience in Technical Marketing, Innovation Management, Strategy Development or comparable positions somehow related to one or more sub segments of the segment construction
  •     Proven track record of successfully implemented innovation projects
  •     Integrative personality with an entrepreneurial spirit and demonstrated success in Product Management or Business Development
  •     Project Management skills and proven track record of successful execution of complex projects
  •     Proven effective leadership and communication competencies including the ability to interact effectively and sensitively with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and at all levels
  •     Good command of English, additional languages (particularly relevant local languages and German) are a plus
  •     Frequent business travel (30-50% temporarily and on a need base more), possession of a valid driving license.

If you want to become part of a very team-oriented and dynamic organization where your contribution will be recognized and rewarded, please apply online.