Manager for F&B Certification

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Business Area
Business Assurance
Sales and Business Development
Position Type
Permanent employment
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Local Unit & Position Description

-  Carry out continuous market analysis with a demonstrated ability to evaluate business opportunities with regards to market trends, customer needs and expectations and competitor developments.

-  Proven track record with respect to entrepreneurship and ability to successfully implement new strategies including annual goals and budgets.

-  Develop and support the implementation of customer relationship strategies, business plans, tools including successful customer identification systems.

-  Contribute to and help co-ordinate marketing and sales activities according to business plan and budget

-  Develop and maintain a close co-operation with the global F&B Manager to leverage identified business trends, market developments and opportunities, generate cross-selling and initiatives to manage customer expectations and competition in the marketplace.

-  Develop tactical activities to ensure DNV's visibility with internal and existing customers.

-  Demonstrate high commitment and drive, and act according to DNV PVV.

-  Interact with the Country Manager to ensure that the local organisation and manning levels meet the needs to achieve set business development and service delivery targets including F&B team employee satisfaction.

-  Ensure that performance goals, operational results and budget targets of the country unit are met.

-  Ensure competence development, training and qualification of staff according to set plans and market requirements.

-  Build a strong and co-operative team spirit, within the F&B team as well as within the country unit organisation.

-  Coach team members to achieve objectives and deliver on targets

-  Carry ultimate responsibility for meeting budget goals and performance goals

-  Ensure that the reporting system of the country is implemented according to DNVs set procedures.

Position Qualifications

-  Minimum of eight years of relevant working experience in the F&B industry with a minimum of five years management experience, preferably from an international setting.

-  Have a good command and understanding of FSMS/ISO22000 and preferably also other major international food safety schemes.

-  Batchelor degree or above.

-  Demonstrated excellent leadership and people management skills

Strong communication skills with the ability motivate and support team members

-  Fluent in written and spoken Mandarin and English

-  Open-minded, creative and with a strong entrepreneurial drive

-  Ability to collaborate and develop effective working relationships across organisational and cultural boundaries.

-  Superior networking capability, preferably with existing industry contacts

-  Ability interact with and present to senior executive levels

-  Command a proactive approach to complex problem solving.

-  Hard worker with high energy levels

-  Adaptable and willing to travel frequently.

Company & Business Area Description

Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.


Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


As a world-leading certification body, we work with companies to assure the performance of their organisations, products, people, facilities and supply chains through certification, verification, assessment and training.  As part of the larger DNV GL Group, our 2,000 Business Assurance employees worldwide help our customers build sustainable business performance and create stakeholder trust.  We promise to be focused on your future.


With more than 70,000 certificates issued worldwide, our name evokes a strong commitment to safety, quality, and concern for the environment. For years, we have been the preferred certification partner for many Fortune 500 companies, as well as for medium and smaller businesses.  


With our extensive local presence, consolidated global experience across industries and acknowledged technical competence, we are an ideal partner for companies in all sectors. We partner with our customers to help them create value while meeting the world’s economic, social and environmental needs.


Through our certification, verification, assessment and training services, we assure the performance of our customers’ organisations, products, people, facilities, and supply chains.  Working with companies in most industries, and some of the world’s leading brands, in practice, we are virtually everywhere.

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