Growth Manager

Permanent employee, Full-time · Dongen

Do you want to be part of a global revolution in food & feed? We are looking for a Growth Manager who will lead and guide our company in our continuous acceleration for growth by finding the best possible locations around the world to rear our insects. Are you ambitious and do you want to be part of our mission and growth? Join us and work for the future.
What will your mission be?
In this role you will have a leading role in driving exponential, sustainable and growth for Protix. The Business development (or ‘Growth team’) that you will be part of is the tip of the spear when it comes to finding us the best possible locations to build our next production facilities across the globe. The team consists of 5 employees working side by side, covering various geographic regions across the world.
As the Growth team is positioned at the heart of the company, you’ll interact daily with all other business functions such as Finance, Commerce, Operations, Asset Development, Research & Development, Human Resources and Legal, providing you with a unique experience and ‘ample exposure to the MT and the company’s core decision making process.

What will you do?
  • Identify new opportunities and locations for future insect rearing facilities and assess their attractiveness and viability.
  • Identify and realize opportunities for improvement regarding internal processes and policies. 
  • Collaborate efficiently and communicate effectively with in- and external stakeholders in order to influence outcomes.
  • Coach and develop less experienced colleagues (in particular Growth Analyst(s).

Who are you?
  • 10+ years of working experience.
  • Msc degree in Business, Economics or an equivalent field.
  • Sustainability and Innovation is part of your every-day life.
  • You have in-depth knowledge of and experience in project management, processes, laws and regulations, systems and trends.
  • You have excellent negotiation skills with external stakeholders (such as feedstock suppliers, potential business partners, local and national governments, utility providers, etc. 
  • You have excellent analytical, problem-solving and influencing skills.
  • You have experience in managing a team.
  • You are able to lead complex projects.
  • You are able to work autonomous.
What do we promise?
  • The opportunity to become part of our mission.
  • The opportunity to work 2 or 3 days from home.
  • A varied job where you can make the difference within a driven and inspiring team.
  • There is an employee participation plan ('piece of the Protix pie').
  • The possibility to work partially remote.
  • A fast moving, entrepreneurial and sustainable work environment.
  • Ample room to take responsibility and to develop yourself further.
  • After 5 years, you may go on sabbatical for 6 weeks. We pay 50% for your time out!
  • Do you come by bike? Then you will also receive an allowance of €0.19 per km. Public transport is also fully reimbursed.
About us
We are on the brink of a global insect revolution. Protix is a fast-growing company and is leading this 'ento revolution' as an industry leader. Since 2009, our life mission has been to bring the food system back into balance with nature.  
With high-tech solutions, artificial intelligence, genetic enhancement programs and robotics, we produce the ingredient of the future : insects.   
The black soldier fly is a key player in bringing our mission to life. Their larvae provide us with a unique source of protein that is processed into feed for pets, fish, piglets and chickens, among others. 
Our values are a reflection of our culture. We are always looking for new talent who will go for the next step with us and recognize themselves in our values. Choosing Protix is a conscious choice, because it is important that our values also fit you. We care about our planet, are innovative & curious, open minded, diverse and always go for the best result.  
Do you want to work for the future and be part of our revolution? We would like to get in touch with you! Apply and connect with us on LinkedIn to keep up to date with our mission. 
It is good to know that for us your motivation and the match with our company is key. That is why we do not accept applicants who send only their CV without any motivation.
About us
We are looking for innovators! Operator, engineer, researcher, designer – if you want to work towards a better world, we are looking for you. We are at the eve of forming a global insect industry and Protix is leading the revolution. Through combining biology and technology, we create high-quality insect ingredients to bring the food system back in balance with nature. We are growing rapidly and are always looking for great new people. From mechanical engineers to process operators and research & development: you can find all our vacancies on this page.

Don’t see a vacancy but do recognize yourself in our profile? Send us your resume on we’d love to find a place for you. We are always looking for talented employees willing to work in one of our teams towards our mission.



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