Global Digital Business Manager

Do you want to work for an innovative Swedish healthcare company that has been a world-leader in dietary supplements with probiotics for nearly 30 years? Do you want a stimulating workplace with a culture in which each individual has an opportunity to develop and make a difference?

About the Role

As Global Digital Business Manager you will assume primary responsibility for leading the global overall e-Commerce strategy, driving profitable sales growth online, by developing the cooperation with our distributors in all of our markets globally. Together with your colleagues you will establish a best practice hub and be able to inform and educate distributors at different digital maturity and lead them to better online presence.

This position is a newly created role and will be considered as a key strategic role for BioGaia’s digital transformation, and you will work close to BioGaia´s Key Account Managers and Regional Managers building a strong global brand in a fast-growing health segment. The Global Digital Business Manager will work closely with the Consumer Marketing Manager to ensure that activities and plans are aligned and efficiently optimized across digital channels to drive a consistent message and brand image.

About you

This new role is the start of a new era for Biogaia to communicate to end users and we expect the area to grow over time. Therefore we need to add new digital knowledge and are looking for candidates with experience from similar positions – – preferable with focus on international sold consumer products, in an fast growing entrepreneurial company.

Communication skills are key since all BioGaia´s products are sold through external distributors and their respective channels. This person will work together/through external distributors and share best practice with them.
The Global Digital Business Manager needs to have good knowledge of the major online advertising channels, as well as sales through the Amazon platform and other related e-commerce platforms that play an important role in selling BioGaia´s products.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience with digital retailers, supplier knowledge and with extensive knowledge of the digital landscape.
  • Experience in both B2C and B2B eComm channels is preferable
  • Ability to successfully work with cross functional departments and leadership
  • Demonstrated learning capabilities on new business models, new skills and new methodology etc.
  • Strong analytical and data-driven capabilities and experience with measurement, KPI definition and reporting.
  • You are preferably on the cutting-edge of your field and have a good track record from driving and developing e-commerce, working with social media and strong knowledge of the latest technological tools.

Personal Characteristics

  • Energetic, positive and with the ability to inspire those around you. Fosters and engages in a culture of teamwork & collaboration.
  • Excellent communication, time management, organization and presentation skills.
  • Strong commercial acumen coupled with an innate ability to build trust with and influencing internal and external business partners from different markets globally.
  • Strategic thinker with proven operational working experience in a global environment.
  • Excellent command of English in speaking and writing. Fluency in another language would be beneficial (ideally Swedish, Spanish or Mandarin)

How to apply

BioGaia is working together with Safemind (recruitment firm) who is also managing this recruitment. You send your application through the Safemind website, where you enter your personal details, enclose CV and cover letter. Please apply as soon as possible.

For questions, please contact Linus Dansund at +46 708 992 690 or .

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Head of Procurement

Do you want to work for an innovative Swedish healthcare company that has been a world-leader in dietary supplements with probiotics for nearly 30 years? Do you want a stimulating workplace with a culture in which each individual has an opportunity to develop and make a difference?

About the position

As Head of Procurement, you will be the owner of BioGaia’s procurement processes, including sourcing and supplier management, and responsible to ensure robust and cost-effective supply of purchased materials and outsourced activities to agreed quality and time.

This responsibility includes ensuring an effective and risk-based balance between maintaining robust procurement framework to fulfil commercial, legal, regulatory and compliance obligations and BioGaia’s capacity to efficiently and innovatively procure materials and outsourced activities to commercial products, new product introductions and product development activities.

You will report to VP Operations and lead our Procurement team to meet its performance targets. You will take an active role as a member of Operations’ leadership team to drive initiatives and performance towards defined targets in line with BioGaia’s strategy.

In close collaboration with other functions and management within BioGaia, you will be responsible to Eestablish, implement and maintain our procurement strategy as well as associated processes and procedures to meet agreed short- and long-term procurement targets and requirements (e.g. supply security, quality, cost of goods, technology, sustainability and compliance aspects)

As a part of your role you will also lead and support high level negotiations with procurement partners and suppliers and establish appropriate contractual framework.

The position is located in Lund. Substantial travel is part of the position and will be needed from time to time.

Your background, experiences, skills and personality

  • Significant experience, preferably from life-science or food industries, of supply chain management, procurement, sourcing and/or supplier management, and in-depth knowledge of sourcing and procurement principles and good practices.
  • Experiences in managing changes, risks, continuity planning and issues resolution related to outsourced activities and procured materials, and hereto associated services and suppliers.
  • Bachelor´s or master´s degree in appropriate applied science, e.g. business management, procurement/supply chain management, economics, finance, legal, biology/biotechnology, chemistry/chemical engineering, pharmaceuticals or equivalent.
  • Fluent in using Swedish and English as business language and fluent in both written and spoken Swedish and English.
  • Customer focused and drives performance, act with high business awareness and integrity, self-motivated and take ownership, willing to learn and adopt an innovative, collaborative and coaching approach.

How to apply

BioGaia is partnering up with Academic Search International. You send your application through the Academic Search website, where you enter your personal details, enclose CV and cover letter. Please apply as soon as possible, however no later than May 7th 2020, as we work continuously with the selection and interview process.

All information is handled confidentially in accordance with Academic Search Integrity Policy as well as the new data protection act, GDPR. This means that we can only process applications coming through the applications system. Thank you for your understanding.

For questions, please contact either Researcher Johanna Olsson at +46 709 543 901 or johanna.olsson@academicsearch.se or Senior Consultant Mats Nordin at +46 707 516 740 or mats.nordin@academicsearch.se.

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