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Marketing Manager EMEA (m/f/d)

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Date: Jun 2, 2021

Location: Gava, B, ES, 8850 Louvain La Neuve, BE, B-1348

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact.

In partnership with our customers, we advance solutions that inspire a more beautiful life. Ingredient expertise is just the beginning to our story of going further together. Add in our global organization’s consumer insights, formulation experience and manufacturing capabilities for a powerful, world-class partnership.


Lubrizol Life Science (LLS) Beauty EMEA is strengthening its regional marketing team with this high visibility leader that develops a regional marketing strategy and drives the execution of it working with key stakeholders in a matrix organization.

Preferably, the position will be located in Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium or Barcelona, Spain. We are open to working-from-home arrangements within a certain framework if desired.


Essential Job Functions

As Marketing Manager EMEA, you will:

  • Develop, communicate and implement the regional marketing strategy, aligned with our global marketing strategies and sustainability goals, with a sense of urgency to achieve our desired target market position, identifying short term opportunities as well as building a long term pipeline to ensure a sustainable future growth.
  • Lead the regional marketing activities coordinating with direct and indirect regional and global marketing resources.
  • Manage the performance and development of the marketing team and ensure we have the right talent and organizational capabilities.
  • Engage with the personal care industry, stay abreast of trends, maintain critical external relationships and participate in industry events
  • Lead new product launches by providing direction on positioning, pricing and placement working closely with R&D and Product Management to ensure market acceptance and overall alignment of new products with our global business strategy.
  • Assess and implement product portfolio decisions in line with business strategy and profitability targets, coordinating with regional and global product management
  • Coordinate and assess market intelligence including showing opportunities, trends and requirements as well as detailed competitive information.
  • Develop a plan for promotional activities, sales tools, advertising, customer presentations, trade shows and conferences and drive execution


Skills, Qualifications, Experience

  • 5-10 years of experience in the Personal Care or adjacent industry (eg Food), preferably in a similar  role
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically
  • Industry recognized marketing leader
  • MSC or Bachelor’s degree in a technical or marketing discipline  
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel minimum 30% internationally
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex, matrix organization
  • Excellent interpersonal abilities and strong drive for results


We offer

  • Develop your professional career in a highly respected, industry leading, multinational company which is part of the Berkshire Hathaway group
  • Become part of a culture that is based on accountability and empowerment and that values diversity and acts inclusively
  • Be an essential contributor to Lubrizol’s mission of improving at least 2 billion lives through our solutions and the circularity of our products by 25% by 2028
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package


Together, we are Lubrizol: Where science excels, and people make a difference


It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol.  Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving.  Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers and communities.  We are talented people working together to solve problems and improve lives through science. We are making a difference, and we will never stop pushing to do it better.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from a diverse range of applicants. All applicants will be considered entirely based on their relevant merits and abilities.



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