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Chef de groupe (CDI) H/F

Ecotone UK


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Join Ecotone's Visionary Team as a Group Leader and Propel Forward Organic and Fair Trade Food Innovation


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Saint Genis Laval, France

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In-person- St-Genis-Laval France

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Ecotone stands at the forefront of the organic and plant-based food industry, championing biodiversity and fair trade practices. With a collection of strong, committed brands like Bjorg, Alter Eco, and Whole Earth, Ecotone has made its mark globally, distributing products across 80 countries. The company proudly holds the highest B Corp certification score in its sector. Join a dedicated team of 1600 employees at our eco-conscious headquarters near Lyon, France, and contribute to a healthier, more sustainable world.

Role Summary

  • Define and develop brand strategy and category management within the marketing team.
  • Oversee P&L management and strive to meet business objectives.
  • Optimize product portfolio and spearhead the launch of new products.
  • Analyze investments and sales forecasts, assess ROI, and propose improvements.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with Commerce, Purchasing, and R&D teams.
  • Lead and manage a team of product managers.

Role Requirements

  • Advanced degree in Business, University, or Food Engineering with a focus on Marketing.
  • At least 8-10 years of experience in consumer marketing.
  • Proficiency in consumer insights and innovation strategy implementation.
  • Expertise in various marketing mix levers.
  • Business acumen, strategic vision, and operational agility.
  • Fluency in English is essential.

Ecotone is a pioneer and European leader in organic, plant-based and fair trade food. Its mission is to feed biodiversity, through strong and committed brands such as Bjorg, Bonneterre, Clipper, Allos, Alter Eco, Danival, Destination, El Granero, Isola Bio, Kallø, Whole Earth, Zonnatura... In 2022, Ecotone obtained the highest B Corp certification score in its category, positioning it in the top 10 of large certified companies worldwide. Its family of brands is distributed in over 80 countries, its 9 production sites are located in 7 European countries. The company employs 1600 people and has based its headquarters near Lyon in France.

The role - As a Group Leader, you will be attached to the Marketing Director. Your missions in the adventure will be to define and develop the brand strategy and/or the categories of the pole, being responsible for the management of the P&L and the achievement of objectives, recommend and pilot the optimization of the product portfolio and the launch of new offers (monitoring, analyses & diagnostic of performances, definition & implementation of action plans), monitor and analyze investments, the ROI of actions taken and sales forecasts. Challenge them and propose optimizations, collaborate with all services (Commerce, purchases, R&D) to coordinate operational actions, manage a team of product managers.

Job requirements - You have a higher education degree such as a Bac+5 Business School, University or Food Engineer with a specialization in Marketing. You have a minimum of 8-10 years of professional experience in consumer marketing, you master the notions of consumer insight, you have already contributed to the implementation of innovation strategies, and you master the different levers of the PGC marketing mix. You are business and result oriented, you have a strategic vision and operational agility. You speak fluent English.

Benefits - Our headquarters is accessible by public transport (15 min walk from the metro stop 'Saint Genis Laval Hôpital Lyon Sud')

Ecotone is committed to creating an inclusive and fair environment for all. Our mission is to feed biodiversity, that is to say to protect, grow and cherish biodiversity by offering organic, vegetarian and diversified food.


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