Strategic Marketing Leader, CERC

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 1 week ago

Job Description and Qualifications

Strategic Marketing Leader, CERC

Who We Are
Air Products is the world-leading Industrial Gases company at the forefront of Energy Transition. We are a global company serving all industries in over 50 countries with 750 production facilities. Our higher purpose is to bring people together to collaborate and innovate solutions to the world’s most significant energy and environmental sustainability challenges.

We pride ourselves on being an innovative technology company that cultivates a safe environment of collaboration and inclusion. We need and seek out people who are dedicated and driven to create the future. People with passion and commitment to get it right and a never-ending desire to innovate, learn, improve, and contribute. Sounds like you?

About the Role 
We are looking for a Strategic Marketing Leader to join our Central Europe Regional Leadership Team. This is also an excellent opportunity for a career progression within Air Products. Reporting directly to the Vice President for Central Europe and Uzbekistan (CERC) and managing a team of 20, you will be critical to driving accelerated growth through innovation, business development and performance management within the region.

You will be the key support to merger and acquisition projects. This is a key transformational leadership role; hence, we are looking for you – our new inspiring and creative colleague, capable of driving results.

You could be situated in any of our key locations across the CERC region. The role is open to relocating candidates from other European regions as travel home at weekends is possible and would be supported.

As you will enjoy working with diverse geographies and cultures, the operating language will be English.

LOCATION: Anywhere in Europe
CONTRACT: permanent
SALARY: competitive salary + annual bonus + competitive benefits

If you are interested in the role, please apply here (at the end of this page) or alternatively, please call the UK landline +44 1932 249 775 or WhatsApp +420 778 710 470 (Jitka Varkevisser, Talent Acquisition at Air Products).

As the Strategic Marketing Leader, You Will

  • Build, own and execute Air Products’ strategic road map in the region, including the build of a solid M&A pipeline and digital strategy.
  • Develop a KPI infrastructure to monitor performance against key deliverables (plan/ budget/ strategic objectives)
  • Own the pricing strategy for Air Products in this region – enhance profits and optimise margins, while aiming for overall process simplification and consistency of approach in sub regions
  • Lead and support portfolio programs in the countries to drive profitable growth – focusing on improving the density of our business, higher value channels
  • Lead and support new products/ segments and the introduction of these channels to our customer bases – existing and future
  • Ensure effective productivity programs are in place and continuously assessed, establish data driven performance management, equipping the business with enhanced data required to excel
  • As the Strategic Marketing Leader, You Already Are or Have

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent – MBA
  • High-capacity multi-tasker – someone who enjoys the challenge of complexity and multi-stream working
  • Advanced marketing experience
  • Proven success in revenue, project, finance management
  • Self-confident – with the ability to quickly drive the necessary results and projects and be able to overcome obstacles and maintain a clear determination to succeed
  • Adaptable and able adjust to significant change
  • ‘Hands on’ leader able to engage, coach and inspire the team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Familiarity with modern IT systems supporting business and commercial activities
  • Good business acumen and understanding of financial reporting
  • We thank all applicants in advance for their interest</b> ; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.

    At Air Products, we work in an environment where diversity is crucial, inclusion is in our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter!

    You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

    We look forward to hearing from you.
    Talent Acquisition Team at Air Products

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