Marketing and Communications Business Partner for Northern Europe
Local Unit & Position Description: The global Marketing, Communication and Public Affairs (MCP) team positions DNV as the credible thought leader and enabler of industry change in the energy transition, helps win business by creating demand for our services through best-practice marketing and communications aligned with business priorities; helps build an optimal employee experience and satisfaction; builds and maintains relationships with policy makers and industry stakeholders; scouts for commercial opportunities/ synergies from these relations. MCP consists of a Global Expertise and Service Centre and five regional Field Marketing teams, close to customers and markets.
To enable Energy Systems to achieve its strategic ambitions and become future fit, we need Marketing, Communications and Public Affairs professionals who support the business to meet customers’ expectations while also building a globally consistent premium brand for DNV in the energy market. The MCP team is therefore seeking a Business Partner MCP for the Northern Europe region, leading a team of Field Marketeers.
The MCP Business Partner reports to the Head of Field Marketing and is member of the Global MCP function. The MCP Business Partner is a results-driven senior marketeer and the central point of contact for the Regional Director and the Regional Leadership Team, for all MCP related matters and leads a team of Field Marketeers who work directly with Market Area Managers (MAM) and Key Account Managers (KAM). In this role you will support Energy Systems’ growth goals in the region through commercial, customer focussed high quality marketing, internal & external communications projects tailored towards key accounts and specific local target audiences. You will do this by developing and deploying a regional marketing strategy including services from different Business Units, growth segments and ventures. You will also ensure internal communications is well deployed within the region. You stimulate collaboration within the regional Field Marketing team as well as across regions and globally.
* Primary tasks of this role: *
Develops and sets the MCP strategy and annual initiatives & tactics plan for the Region based on market data and customer analytics, with the aim to improve customer relations and increase quality leads; promotes cross-selling by including the needs of Global Business Units, ventures, and segments
Advises the Regional Director on marketing, internal, external communications, and public affairs
Leads a strong team of customer focussed field marketeers and ensures adequate staffing
Monitors and reports on Regional marketing KPIs in a structured and regular manner to the Regional Director to ensure return on marketing investment can be measured
Defines and monitors MCP budget and MCP resources for the region; aligns with the Regional Director and the Head of Field Marketing. Coordinates Field Marketing Board for the region. Joins the regional leadership team in regular meetings
Embeds global positioning, campaigns, trends, tools, systems in the region along global messaging and applies premium brand quality according to globally defined standards
Ensures Regional MCP plans are executed within required deadlines, budget and global quality standards with the required results
Proactively spots opportunities and creates solutions and creative campaigns suited for the region
Is the regional touchpoint to adapt global campaigns to regional needs, customers and interests
Relevant education, Bachelor level or higher
Extensive experience (minimum 10 years) and expertise in marketing
Used to connect with international stakeholders at all levels
Organization skills to meet deadlines and time schedules, able to manage limited resources with optimized outcome
Analytical and data focused
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Speaks and writes fluent English, other central / Northern European languages are a plus (particularly German and Dutch, but also Polish)
Very experienced and familiar with the cultures and differences within the region, has the ability and competence to work successfully with all cultures
Act as senior MCP Business Partner and has a commercial growth mindset
Communicates effectively, is pragmatic, builds strong relationships and is able to influence
Hold strong coaching- and leadership skills and has ability to engage, develop, empower, and motivate the field marketing team
Natural team player with behavioral flexibility to build relationships, adapt easily, coach and influence
Creates trust through reliable delivery and strong and stable relationships with internal and external customers
Promotes a diverse and inclusive culture, respects and understands cultural diversity and is able to communicate and connect with people at different levels
Is politically aware, sensitive, and adaptable; moves easily and successfully in an international complex organization
Strong communication, influencing and senior advisory skills.
Inspiring people manager
Cultivates a broad and diverse network
Is eager on growth and renewal; uses the latest MCP trends, insights and developments
If you are interested in this position, please apply, and upload the resume and cover letter in the English language. Please be informed that you may be requested to provide DNV additional documents for a background check.
Contact persons: Marie-Danielle Hansen, Head of Field Marketing, +49 151 21105632.
Company & Business Area Description: DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.
We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system. Equal Opportunity Statement: DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!
Location: Utrechtseweg 310 Building B50,Energy Business Park - Arnhems Buiten, Postcode 6812 in Arnhem