Implementation manager

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Are you a high-performing strategic “doer” who understand digital, sales and/or marketing? Most importantly, are you inspired by the impressive degree of responsibility and the steep learning curve that this function entails? Our potatoes offer a world full of challenges!
What will you be doing?
In this challenging and international role you get the chance to get the most out of our company.
For our Foodservice business, Aviko is engaged in a large-scale marketing and sales digital transformation program in all countries, called E-connect. Aimed at improving the focus, increasing the speed of execution and its effectiveness, and to generate impact on overall performance and revenue growth. The goal is to make smarter, more data-driven marketing and sales decisions  – increasing focus and flexibility on marketing and the portfolio itself, and to set up an agile commercial execution. This program requires customer service, marketing and sales teams in different countries to work together. This to ensure that Aviko’s brand, products and operational execution are optimised in relation to the local market, end user behaviour and culture of the wholesaler. As implementation manager you ensure that the program reaches its full potential impact. You will join the current core team that are driving E-connect. The program follows a clear methodology to roll out the transformation country by country. You will determine the implementation approach for each country, based on intakes and data analyses. Besides that, you develop and implement communication strategy about the program to the local business. You organize and facilitate workshops to assess the change impact and new processes due to the program. You support or provide training at country level and contribute and support the program team to integrate change management into program plans. In addition you are a spider in the web between, Salesforce (as vendor), Salesforce implementation partner, outsources datahub partner and 3th party consultants and training agencies.
What do you have to offer?
You have minimal 8 years’ experience in strategy/ management consulting. A holistic, transformational, coaching leadership style suits you. International experience is essential. You have the ability and flexibility to deal with different cultures. Coaching through change and ability to minimize employee resistance are things that suits you. Ideally, your experience includes FMCG projects in the field of digital, sales or marketing. Of course you have strong project management and analytical skills. Beside that we ask:
  • Strong stakeholder management skills that allow you to quickly get to know teams and individuals and communicate comfortably with them in different environments.
  • Didactical skills
  • Digitally and Agile savvy
  • Fluent in English, other European languages are a pre
  • High travel readiness (50% within a month or period of 6-8 weeks 'on the road')
What do we have to offer you?
You will be part of a well-established manufacturer and a strong brand in its sector. In addition, with a leading position in Europe and Globally. We offer you a challenging and responsible job, in which we give you the space for development and your own initiative. In addition, working at Aviko means working for a large and healthy company. You contribute to valuable potato products that are appreciated all over the world. You can expect:
  • exquisite learning and networking opportunities
  • this feature offers the guarantee to keep top candidates challenged and full of energy
  • The nature of the program ensures a high level of targeting and daily variation and the level of responsibility and the senior buy-in and exposure ensure that this feature is not only a job: it is the beginning of a promising new Chapter in the career.
  • Good employment conditions
Where are you going to work?
You will operate in a program team with a very flat structure that reports directly to the project leader (marketing director). Due to the nature of the program, you will travel to different countries. You will work a lot with the local teams and the core team of this project.
Here’s how to apply
Are you interested in the position of implementation manager? And are you looking to bring out the best in yourself? Click the link at the bottom of this page to apply now. We become even more enthusiastic about a video application. You can send this to jobs@aviko.com. Saskia Laning (HR manager) will take your application into consideration. If you have any questions regarding the position, please feel free to contact our recruitment department.
Checking a references can be part of our selection procedure.