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Vice President (m/f/d) Market Development - Job Köln - Jobs - GLOBALG.A.P.

Vice President (m/f/d) Market Development

Our company:

GLOBALG.A.P. is a brand of smart farm assurance solutions developed by FoodPLUS GmbH in Cologne, Germany, with cooperation from producers, retailers, and other stakeholders from across the food industry. These solutions include a range of standards for safe, socially, and environmentally responsible farming practices. The most widely used GLOBALG.A.P. standard is Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA), applicable for fruit and vegetables, aquaculture, floriculture, livestock, and more. This standard also forms the basis for the GGN label: The consumer label for certified, responsible farming and transparency.

We are looking for a Vice President (m/f/d) Market Development in full-time (39 hours/week) to start immediately at our office based in Cologne.

Your responsibilities:

  • You create and develop the sales strategy for the market development in line with the corporate strategy and take responsibility for the operational implementation.
  • You define sales-relevant KPIs and control the sales area with performance analyses and success controlling. Budget control, target/actual comparisons, deviation analyses and ad-hoc evaluations are your daily tools to determine suitable measures and recommendations for action to achieve the objectives.
  • You lead our sales and key account teams and its further development through the continuous optimisation of sales processes.
  • You use market and competition analyses to further develop our sales strategy.
  • Global networking is just as natural for you as the presentation of our brands at trade fairs and conferences.

Your profile:

  • Masters Degree
  • 10 years of work experience in B2B and B2C markets with key account responsibility and exposure to major buyers and their technical teams
  • 7 years of management/leadership experience regarding international diverse teams
  • Proficient in English (min. C1 level); additional languages beneficial
  • Appreciation and understanding of agricultural supply chains
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as high-level presentation skills
  • Strong customer service approach
  • Willingness to travel worldwide

Our offer:

  • Integration into a multicultural, diverse team with shared values and the motivation to have a positive impact on the world and our future
  • Possibilities to grow professionally and personally by encouraging to take ownership for your working area and by a culture of continuous learning
  • Highly flexible approach in working time and possibility for mobile office to ensure an optimum work-life balance
  • Free use of local public transport (JobTicket), share in Urban Sports Club fitness program, discount program for shopping (Corporate Benefits), free coffee, tea and water
  • Central office location in downtown Cologne


If you strive to be part of a purpose-driven organization we will be happy to read your motivation letter, expressing the reason you want to work for us, and a CV summarizing your relevant skills for the position. Please apply via our online form:

Vice President (m/f/d) Market Development - Job Köln - Jobs - GLOBALG.A.P.