Global Aquaculture Marketing Manager

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™
Royal DSM is a purpose-led global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative business solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at

Are you passionate about science?

Do you want to have a significant impact on the nutrition, health and sustainable living mission of DSM?  Do you want to be part of a dynamic and professional team who take innovative ideas and develop applied technologies that contribute to the sustainability of animal agriculture and aquaculture worldwide? 

At DSM we take pride in our vision to create a sustainable, brighter future for the next generations to come.  We invite you to help shape the future of DSM in aquaculture and to contribute to a successful growing global business in an industry that plays an increasingly important role in feeding the worlds’ growing population.

The Challenge

You will be the Global Aquaculture Marketing Manager within the Animal Nutrition and Health Division (ANH) of DSM. While technical understanding is important, the role is a business marketing role and the successful candidate will be required to build and execute the global strategy on relevant insights and market/customer understanding. You will also work in close connection with the Global Innovation, R&D teams and other functions. This is a strategically important position and you will exert significant influence by performing a mission critical role in one of our largest business units.

The Position

Develop and manage the execution of the aquaculture business strategy .
Drive the DSM purpose led strategy and embed sustainability as a business driver in aquaculture.
Drive aquaculture innovation:  coordinate, develop and give direction to ensure timely delivery of new business opportunities
Support and be a part of regional and country aquaculture business teams around the world in the deployment and execution of the strategy
Facilitate all other relevant functions (operations, commercial, R&D,) to ensure successful execution of the strategy.
Directly manage 1 -2 global aquaculture key accounts
Responsible for the global marketing, communication and advocacy of the DSM aquaculture business on a global stage

The Ideal

Ph.D or M.Sc in Aquaculture, Animal Nutrition and Health, Veterinarian science
A minimum of 10 years working experience in aquaculture business with at least 5 years in marketing
Ability to understand customers’ needs and translate those into tangible business opportunities
Understand technical contexts of the aquaculture industry and be able to translate these into strategic business opportunities
Strong marketing skills
Experience leading project teams and product launches
Strong business acumen with problem-solving capabilities
Demonstrable leadership and analytical skills
Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
Fluent in English; any other language is of advantage

The Reward

Working for DSM means the opportunity to really contribute to improve people’s lives and solving the challenges of today’s world. Challenging jobs, career opportunities and an inspiring environment allow you to enhance your personal development. DSM recognizes that the on-going success of the company depends on the continued development and engagement of our employees and pursues a fair and competitive remuneration policy, recognizing individual and team competencies and performance.

Procedure & Contact

Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your CV & Motivation letter in English via the career portal ( For additional questions, please contact Maryline Muhe (

Reference check procedures are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when these references checks are required.

Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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