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FOOD & INGREDIENTS – INTERNATIONAL & WW POSITIONS – APAC, EMEA
Our partnership with a global food corporation leads us to constantly develop a deep knowledge in the following market segments:
Oil & fats – Texturizing solutions and additives – Animal and Health nutrition – Convenience food and frozen products – Bakery, confectionary and chocolate solutions for biscuits, pastry, ice creams – Beauty and Cosmetics
We know all the WW global and niche market players and we have developed an international network of key people with functional roles: R&D, Sales, Operations, Quality and Food Safety, Finance, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs.
INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT: COUNTRY MANAGER
Leader in the distribution of equipment for the construction, industry and recycling sectors, our client appointed us to conduct a search for a Country Manager for Belgium (Flanders and Wallonia). The position was opened in a context of change of management to implement the relevant processes and develop the market share.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER ASIA PACIFIC
Our client is a Technology and Management Consulting Group operating in more than 60 countries, with a yearly turnover of about 400M. Their international presence contributes to their growth and rapid development of innovative solutions for demanding projects. The company’s value lies in the team’s know how and their special attention to detail.
Alhambra International took over the recruitment of their new COO in the Asian Region, who has the responsibilities to oversee the company’s business operations and directly report to the CEO. Moreover, the COO has to ensure the company’s effectiveness in terms of operational and financial procedures. The recruitment was successfully executed and the candidate is still part of the company’s growing strategy.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO) FOR A COMPANY SPECIALIZING IN SUSTAINABILITY SOLUTIONS
Our client is a middle-sized company providing sustainability solutions on the French market, with more than 50 years of experience in the field. Overall, the company is recognized as the leading supplier in its industry.
Alhambra International lead the recruitment process of a new CFO, who had to support the company in a transitional phase and take over the change management, besides the regular financial activities.
HEAD OF DIGITAL MARKETING EMEA
With an international sales network & more than 30 subsidiaries in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, our client is a global technology provider of variety of IT machines and devices and business document management systems. It employs more than 6 000 people.
Pursuing a new marketing strategy, Alhambra International was hired to recruit the Head of Digital Marketing, who would be responsible for executing the digital strategy, while offering strategic view and longer-term perspectives.
SALES MANAGER (DACH REGION)
Our client is a one-stop-solution provider for laboratories in a wide range of industries: pharmaceutical, chemical, healthcare… from the smallest – until the most complex equipment, the company offers a very wide range of lab professional.
Alhambra International leads the recruitment for this newly created position for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
HR DIRECTOR ASIA PACIFICOur client is a leader in Asia for engineered construction products. Alhambra International supports the search of a HR DIRECTOR to partner with the Group Top Managers, to lead the HR strategic plans, to set up and monitor the HR Management System, to manage the Group HR teams located in various countries of Asia and to deliver a full HR service fitting with the needs and priorities defined with the Board.
OPERATION DIRECTOR MANUFACTURING GERMANY
Global leader in providing food ingredients and commodities trading, our client is located in more than sixty countries around the world with several thousand employees.
Major economic player in the food sector, Alhambra International managed strategic recruitment in Europe:
– Director of Operations for cocoa and chocolate production sites recently acquired by our client in Germany
– Account Managers in Dach Zone (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) to market its new product range in the branch of cosmetic ingredients
– Technical Sales Specialist in the Netherlands specialized in food ingredients to support sales and provide functional and technical assistance to customers
– Head of Market Animal Nutrition to support the needs of its European customers
– Quality Manager for one of its French plants
Recruitment for this client are carried out with local or European candidates in Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Italy, France and concerned the following positions: Application Specialists in the field of chocolate, confectionery and Meat, Product Manager, HR Business Partner, Process Engineer, Senior Business Analyst…
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR REAL ESTATE BELGIUM
Our client is an international real estate development company, with almost 60 years of experience in the field.
Alhambra International lead the process of recruiting a Development Director for the newly created position. The position required growth and development strategies, as well as good understanding of the Belgian market and more specifically in Flanders.
SENIOR APPLICATION SCIENTIFIC AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS LEADER EMEA
Our client is a provider of food and industrial products and services to the world. The company employs more than 150 000 employees in several countries.
Alhambra International carries out the recruitment of a Senior Application Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Leader on the EMEA market in order to provide scientific and regulatory affairs (SRA) leadership in the Personal Care & Cosmetics space in the European Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and North America (NA) geographies to help create significant and sustainable growth.
IT PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Our client manages in Europe, Integration Projects with strong component “application architecture” and “Software development” in: Global Security, Transportation & New mobility, Smart City and Smart Building. This company is part of one a energy player and an expert operator in the three businesses of electricity, natural gas and energy services.
Alhambra International handles the recruitment of an IT Program Director to lead and support business development activities and to develop and deliver advisory methodologies for various industries focused on program management and large digital transformationnal programs.
HR BUSINESS LEADER EMEA
Our client is a provider of food and industrial products and services to the world. The company employ more than 150 000 employees in several countries.
Alhambra International manages the recruitment of a HR Business Leader EMEA, responsible for providing leadership of HR activities and programs including business Leadership, Talent Leadership and change Leadership. Talent performance and Learning and Development. The successful implementation of these HR programs/solutions will help our client create a talent-based competitive advantage.
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER GROUP
Global manufacturer and leader in specialty products technology, our client is an international company which owns several subsidiaries in the world: production plants, commercial zones, research centers.
In a context of IT modernization with the set-up of new international master plan, Alhambra International recruits the CIO of the company, member of the operational committee and responsible for the management of IT teams in China and US.
COUNTRY MANAGER BENELUX
European leader with more than €50 million in turnover, our client is a European software editor of collaborative applications: digital supply chain, EDI/B2B interfaces, Sales Marketing solutions to manage loyalty, multi-brand and real time cross-channel (web-to-store or store-to-web) approach.
Alhambra International was asked to handle this strategic top management position to strengthen its client’s European market position, especially in Belgium and the Netherlands.
SALES MANAGER EMEA
International leader in communication security industry, our client assigns Alhambra International to recruit its Sales Manager to lead the sales team on the international defense field.
COUNTRY MANAGER SPAIN
Our client is a leading worldwide KVM solutions designer and manufacturer which develops its positioning on the European market. In this context, Alhambra International was selected to recruit a Country Manager located in Spain to build its client’s presence in this country.
AROMAS INNOVATION MANAGER
With nearly 900 million consumers, our client is one of the world leaders in the food industry sector and plays a significant international role with 60% of its turnover outside the European Union.
Alhambra International managed to recruit a Development specialist in flavourings on behalf of its Research and Development Center located in the Paris suburbs. The role consists in design and development of new flavours for new dairy or existing products.
SENIOR MEAT APPLICATION SPECIALIST EMEA
Our client is a provider of food and industrial products and services to the world. The company employ more than 150 000 employees in several countries. Alhambra International handled the recruitment of a Meat Application Specialist for providing technical support and building relationships with existing and new customers on the EMEA market.
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER FRANCE FOR AN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURER
Worldwide leading European equipment manufacturer and integrator of “Industry and Services” solutions, this international and independent medium-sized company is a reference partner in aeronautics & logistics and supply chain sector.
Alhambra International supports the development of the group, which aims to double its turnover in these services to 1 billion Euros in five years with the opening of new markets with a high potential for growth.
Alhambra International recruited several Technical Managers and Experts for this company, which are key positions for this client to enter quickly on these new markets and to consolidate its market leading position
ACCOUNT MANAGER GERMANY
Global leader in WMS, SCM solutions for large retail and FMCG groups, our client is a key partner in Inventory and store supplies management, Merchandising Operations, Commercial Promotion, Assortment Optimization, Customer Data Analysis (loyalty cards).
Alhambra International was asked to recruit Account Managers for its new software solutions, Sales and Presales Consultants to efficiently support customers and new clients of the company.
Alhambra International also performs recruitment on technical positions: Professional Services Consultants to implement functional solutions and R&D Engineers to contribute to the functional development of applications. This partnership continues today with staff reinforcement in Germany.
INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGER FOR A GLOBAL INDUSTRIAL FIRM
Global leader in specialty products technology, this international company owns several subsidiaries in the world: production plants, commercial zones, research centers.
In a context of IT restructuring with a new EMEA organisation, new master plan, technical evolution: data hosting, virtualization, administration and computer security, Alhambra International recruits the new Infrastructure manager and EMEA Support.
FINANCIAL DIRECTOR ITALY
ALHAMBRA INTERNATIONAL, A PARTNER FOR A SPIN-OFF OPERATION IN DIGITAL SECTOR
The result of a partnership between a Californian private equity fund and the global market leader in paid mobile content, the new company dedicated to the Business to Business market in the mobile marketing sector combines all the services intended for operators, brands and manufacturers to meet the huge increase in customer demand worldwide.
Alhambra International supports this new company with its international development, by recruiting for strategic and operational roles from Key Account Managers (in many European countries) to a Financial Director (Italy), “update” technology experts and Client Services Managers to optimally manage the delivery of applications and customer satisfaction.
HR DIRECTOR WITH A PRIVATE EQUITY FUND
Born from the partnership between a CEO of a company specialized in waste treatment, and an investment fund, this company is the second-biggest urban cleanliness operator in Paris area.
Alhambra International handled the search of a HR Director as part of the company’s ambitious development plan combining organic growth and external growth.
SENIOR & PRINCIPAL CONSULTANTS FOR WMS, POS, ORDER MANAGEMENT IT SOLUTIONS
Our client, an American company listed on the Nasdaq market, is a worldwide leader in the field of supply chain management software solutions. Today, they are capitalising on their 20 years’ experience to offer a unique customer-centric commerce solution connecting front end sales systems and back-end supply-chain on a common platform.
Alhambra International works closely with the France and UK-based teams to identify select and attract senior & principal consultants in line with the high ambitions set out by the group. Alhambra has therefore contributed to the strong growth of the French subsidiary over the last years.
GLOBAL ACCOUNT MANAGERS FOR AN INTERNATIONAL TELECOM COMPANY
A global telecoms services and IT operator, this company supports large and international companies in the following fields: Consultancy, Integration, Telecom Infrastructure and IT infrastructure. It provides solutions based on the following technologies: Unified Communications, Convergent Networks, Voice, IT Managed Services, Security and Mobility.
For this company, Alhambra International recruited key roles to favor its growth, especially Global Account Managers, to support strategic clients and IT system experts to manage complex technical projects within rapidly evolving business environments.
MANAGEMENT CONSULTING FOR A LEADER IN INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANCY GROUP
Leader in innovation and new technology consultancy, this group has introduced a new organisation to consolidate its position in the market. Alhambra International supports the Board to optimize its talent acquisition process.
This auditing and consultancy mission, lasting several months, has favored the creation of a dedicated and optimized talent acquisition structure in terms of operational and financial results.
MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR FOR A CHEMICAL COMPANY
As an international leader of specialty chemicals, this company operates more than 90 industrial facilities in 40 countries and employs 14000 people. Alhambra International handled the recruitment of the Industrial Maintenance Director for an important production site, in charge of all aspects regarding the management of the maintenance team and budget.
He has to undertake appropriate corrective and preventive actions based on the production teams feedback. A key element of the managing team, his tasks include overseeing and enforcing reliability improvement plans. This success allowed Alhambra International to demonstrate its ability to detect and attract highly skilled industrial managers.
SALES DIRECTOR FRANCE
Innovating actor in the Corporate Travel and substitute to traditional offerings, our client has grown exponentially since its creation in 2007.
Alhambra International provided the company with the recruitment of a Sales Director France, Account Managers and a Marketing Manager to implement the strategy and the execution of marketing & communication actions.
SKILLS ASSESSMENTS FOR AN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL GROUP UNDERGOING RESTRUCTURING
A leader in equipment for the graphics industry, this German group is constantly evolving and is introducing a new organisation within its French subsidiary.
In this context, Alhambra International performs skills assessment for employees wanting to develop within this structure and change jobs.
Alhambra International supports one of the most important worldwide players in the trade and distribution of agricultural commodities and food ingredients production
We answer the needs of this US-based multinational corporation by working on specific recruitment throughout the European market, acting as a partner for the European HR teams. These positions include technical functions such as Maintenance managers, Electrical & Instrumentation project engineers or Health & Safety managers as well as support functions like HR business partners.
Many of these professionals work on a European level. This aspect, as well as the type of organisation we are working with, requires international profiles.
This allows us to undertake our research strategy in order to detect the best profiles both locally on national markets and internationally with professionals ready to relocate and/or travel.