Farm Frites is op zoek naar: Global Portfolio Manager

Looking for a challenging Global Portfolio Manager role in Food?



Since 1971, we grow the tastiest potatoes. We are committed to nature, proud of our farmers' heritage. Farm Frites is pure, authentic, passionate; together with our growers we are working around the clock to make a difference. Straight from the fields, our potatoes are carefully taken care of and processed into fries. That farmland is our foundation. It is invaluable to Farm Frites!  And so are the more than 1,500 employees that work for Farm Frites, all over the world. That's why we do everything we do in the most sustainable way and respect people and planet. Where quality comes first ... and taste! You can see it and you can taste it.


Worldwide, more and more people enjoy fries. Not only in the Western world, but also increasingly in Asia and Latin America. We have contributed to this growth. And we continue to do so.  It's very simple: We want to make the tastiest fries. Because it's a delight to eat delicious fries. It's a party, a treat, it makes people happy! We aim for the ultimate consumer experience: we want the best taste of the land to put a smile on everyone’s face.


We are now looking for a:


Global Portfolio Manager

Oudenhoorn office


Job description Global Portfolio Manager

As a Portfolio Manager at Farm Frites you will be leading and coaching a team of Product Managers. Plays a vital role in building the total Marketing team. Together with the team you will act as the guardian of the global product portfolio. You are responsible to manage and optimize the product portfolio against local market needs that contributes to the realization of commercial objectives.


You will act as counterpart of your peers of the regional Sales teams, R&D, Q&A, Finance, Supply Chain and Potato. You will generate breakthrough Process optimization and embedding this in the total organisation. Contribute to the strategic objectives by delivering excellent product portfolio and ensuring that each Branded product meets customer needs.


To be successful as a Global Portfolio Manager you have:

  • Minimum Bachelor or Master in the field of Marketing, Business Management or Communication.
  • Minimum 10 or more years of relevant international work experience in FMCG , B2B or preferably Food sector.
  • Proven track record of changing and leading teams.
  • Potential to grow within the division.
  • Talent for project management, planning and organizing.
  • Strongly developed social and communicative skills and strong in building and expanding sustained (internal) customer relations.
  • Understand and act upon Market developments and changing customer needs.
  • Confident, willing to channeling processes and come up with solutions.
  • Creative mind and strong business acumen.
  • Excellent language skills, orally and written, in English.
  • Prepared to travel in Europe (about 5-10 % of your time).


Working at Farm Frites

Working at Farm Frites is enjoyable, creative and challenging. That’s why we offer our employees a dynamic environment in which they can develop their individual talents and skills and achieve their personal goals. For this reason, we offer our employees opportunities for personal development through training and education, a working environment that balances challenges and support, and an advancement policy based on ability and performance.


As a family company, Farm Frites attaches great value to good manners inspired by principles such as mutual respect, caring for each other and assuming mutual responsibility.  


Would you like to apply for this vacancy at Farm Frites?

Does this challenge interest you? Please submit your letter of motivation and CV via our applications form.


Applications from recruitment agencies will be ignored!


Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated!

Welkom in onze wereld...

Een wereld die geheel gewijd is aan de aardappel en de talloze mogelijkheden van dit veelzijdige gewas. Al ruim 40 jaar leggen wij ons toe op de ontwikkeling van allerlei bevroren en gekoelde aardappelproducten. Producten waaraan wij in veel landen onze toonaangevende marktpositie danken. Wij hebben dit vooral bereikt door onze passie voor kwaliteit. Ook in de toekomst zal die passie ons fundament blijven. Een passie die begint bij de aardappelen van Europa, het Midden-Oosten en Zuid-Amerika en eindigt op de borden van consumenten over de hele wereld.

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