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About Ecolab

A trusted partner at nearly three million customer locations. Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and vital resources.
Around the world, customers in the food, healthcare, hospitality and industrial markets choose comprehensive Ecolab solutions, datadriven insights and personalized service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, operate efficiently and achieve sustainability goals.
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Head of Business Development - Nordic

As part of Ecolab Healthcare growth strategy, a new position as Head of Business Development for the Nordics has been created.

Ecolab Healthcare offers specialized solutions for all our customers from Acute Care to Emergency Medical Services. We are committed to providing you with innovative solutions that solve your business challenges - Everywhere It Matters.

The role as the new Head of Business Development for Nordic markets will be a key position reporting directly to VP North/West Europe Ecolab Healthcare. It will be an excellent opportunity to join a market leading business working in the infection prevention and surgical healthcare space and you will be part of a strong team of 4.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Develop strategic blueprints for accelerating growth across Nordic countries: working with the North/West Europe sales team look for strategic business partners, inorganic growth opportunities and new channels to market in the healthcare and adjacent professional space
  • Lead/develop European initiatives specific for Nordic markets: work with the European inhouse marketing teams to tailor new programs and build successful launch campaigns
  • Provide business arguments and innovative go-to-market plans for value/outcome-based solutions
  • Promote existing digital tools and new initiatives
  • Target CXO/Executive level public health discussions, opening doors for solution wide Ecolab sales. Play a key account management for these large customers, grow and win big. Work with Ecolab leaders to forge relationships with governments
  • Profitable portfolio: understand cost of sales and field performance to drive the best return for the business. Make recommendations for portfolio shifts especially into digital space. Lead new product introduction
  • Represent product standards/properties/efficacy claims: work with marketing and regulatory leaders to ensure Nordic countries have the right products in the right segments
  • Planning & strategic reviews: along with other regional leaders play a lead-role in building, driving and presenting business reviews at a regional level
  • Foster collaboration and teamwork across the organization
  • Leadership team member; provide insight, engagement and best practices

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • 5-years’ experience in a healthcare environment in either a medical device/infection prevention/surgical/Information Tech or healthcare supplies market
    • Previous experience in either a Business development and/or marketing leadership
    • Proven track record in growing businesses including NPI and new market introduction, building partnerships
    • Proven track record working with C-suite/executives, selling solutions
    • P&L experience/understanding
    • Degree level educated

    Ideal Experience/Qualifications:

    • Microbiology experience
    • Brand management experience
    • Previous experience working with Governments/public health bodies
    • Experience working in a matrix organisation, winning & influencing; working cross function and organisation

      To become successful in this position

      • Creative with entrepreneurial mindset
      • Digital mindset
      • Proven negotiation skills at a senior level
      • Clear thinker: ability to digest complex situations and deliver clear solutions to business problems
      • Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate strategic messaging across staff levels and roles
      • Analytical understanding
      • Financial acumen: understand a P&L and the respective actions to deliver strong financial performance
      • Ability to travel on a weekly basis
      • Personally, you are:

        • Target and result driven
        • Good at communicating and negotiating in English – it is an advantage, if you are good at communication in other Nordic languages as well
        • Entrepreneurial with a flexible working attitude
        • Self-driven and prepared to travel
        • Positive and professional
        • Excited about challenges

        Ecolab offers

        You will be part of a dynamic and talented international team, located in Copenhagen. You can expect numerous days of travelling, sophisticated and varied tasks as a member of an internationally active enterprise.

        At Ecolab you are guaranteed a modern work environment and flexible working hours. Ecolab will of course support and provide all the necessary training required to perform the role.

        How to apply

        ISG Denmark is responsible for the recruiting process. To apply, send your application and cv in Danish and English asap to application.svane@isg.com with ref.no. 81.953. Questions? Reach out to ISG Partner Anne-Marie Rødbroe på tlf. 40 26 06 03 or ISG Partner Maria Svane på tlf. 60 75 27 41.

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