Diversey’s mission is to protect and care for people through leading hygiene, infection prevention, and cleaning solutions.
We develop and deliver innovative products, services, and technologies that save lives and protect our environment. Over the course of 95 years, the Diversey brand has become synonymous with product quality, service, and innovation.
Our fully integrated suite of solutions combines patented chemicals, dosing and dispensing equipment, cleaning machines, services, and digital analysis.
We are a trusted partner serving more than 85,000 customers in over 80 countries with a network of approximately 8,500 employees globally.
We are the leading global pure play provider to the cleaning and hygiene industry for the institutional and food and beverage markets.
We provide customers peace of mind by helping maintain their brand integrity so they can focus on growing their business.
Through end-to-end repeatable services, we deliver the highest standards across customer locations to achieve improved operational efficiency and environmental sustainability.
In this Role you will be reporting to the Global Strategic Marketing Director in the Growth & Innovation team of the Strategic Office.
You will be responsible for
Develops roadmaps for our key innovation growth categories and plays a key role in scouting for technologies, together with R&D’s Growth and Innovation team
Gathers learnings from previous innovation deployment and integrates them into the strategy, as well as within the innovation process
Gathers market and customer insight
Creates content & communication strategies (innovations)
Supports the definition of the innovation initiatives within each of the innovation focus areas, as well as define their objectives and timelines
Leads disruptive innovation projects from idea generation to entry in innovation funnel until launch and roll-out
Gathers market and customer insight
Build marketing launch packs including defining a global activation playbook
Stakeholder management, frequent communication with regions & GSA
Runs communication campaigns in collaboration with Marketing Communications
Coordinates the evaluation of technology scouting ideas from R&D with regions & global accounts and vice versa
Scouts for potential technology valuable for our business
Quantifies the value delivered via innovations across sectors’ VPs
Leverages innovations’ presence across regional & sectorial events
Supports the development of our Super Calculator (one tool capable of measuring operational efficiency KPIs for all portfolios & all sectors, comparing a current customer solution with a future solution)
Builds the value proposition for our focus sectors
Supports the regions and global strategic accounts in the activation of the value proposition
Sets & communicates KPIs to key stakeholders
Measurements and KPIs
Key financials are top line, gross profit and EBITDA
Incremental profitable growth per innovation
Vitality index increase
Incremental profitable growth per focus portfolio and focus sector
Delivery of key initiatives and projects according to project plans
Minimum 5, ideally 10 years marketing experience, with strong quantitative and qualitative results
Ideally 3 to 5 years innovation / product development / marketing function experience at regional or global level, desirable previous experience at country level
Masters degree level education, a plus if in relevant discipline (marketing, business, economics, engineering, chemist)
Experience in a multinational environment, ideally combination of B2B and B2B2C / B2C
Ideally experience with managing innovation globally or across geographies
Experience with creating strategies
Strong collaborator and comfortable with interaction across multiple organizational levels
English at fluent / high level, one of the other major languages is a plus
Track record of leading / driving innovation programs successfully, combining vision and entrepreneurial drive to create, drive and deliver progress and growth
Creative thinking and self motivated
Analytical skills and structured way of working
Highly customer focused (both internal and external) and ideally a good understanding of the sector / industry
Excellent communication skills
Willingness to travel worldwide
With us you get off to a clean start!
We look forward to receiving your application documents (CV, cover letter, certificates) including salary expectations and availability.