Head of Commercialization (x/f/m)

Berlin, Germany
8 months ago
Full time role


Legendairy Foods was founded in 2018 to create a new generation of dairy products. Instead of animals, we use fermentation ...

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Job Description

The position

We are looking for a passionate Commercialization Manager (m/f/x) within the Strategy & Operations who can take the lead, while working closely with the Chief of Staff, in bringing Formo to market. We are a diverse team with a background ranging from business to food science, bioprocessing, and biology with the ambition to create a better world through a more sustainable food system. The ideal candidate shares our vision and values and is energetic as well as self-driven. As we are in hyper-growth mode, we look forward to bringing on a new team member who can truly hit the ground running quickly.

About Formo

Formo was founded in 2019 to create a new generation of dairy products. Instead of animals, we use fermentation to produce real milk proteins which we incorporate into traditional European cheese products. We envision a happier, healthier future by irresistible change in the food system: where animal-free is hedonistic, cheese is deliciously high-tech, and anybody anywhere can enjoy fromage that’s perfect for them. Formo is a venture-backed, fast-growing company. We employ a global team of highly-skilled entrepreneurs and scientists who bring real innovation to life. Our common thread? A passion for challenging the status quo and transforming the food industry.


  • Explore the unknown and take responsibility for strategic projects supporting our growth internally and in the market

  • Work for something truly meaningful and experience what purpose-driven work feels like

  • Be part of the sustainable food revolution and work for a disruptive technology that will change the world of food

  • Join a diverse team of top-notch experts with a variety of backgrounds and interests

  • Regular team offsites, monthly perks, and many more

What you will be doing

  • Lead cross-functional collaboration within Formo to build and execute a go-to-market strategy

  • Steer Formo in becoming the market leader for animal-free dairy products

  • Be on top of market trends and research ensuring Formo is informed and in the lead

  • Strategize and work alongside team members internally and externally to ensure Formo’s value chain is delivering optimally

  • Contribute towards Formo’s sustainable growth strategy

  • …and more!

Who you are

  • Prior experience in defining and driving commercial success for an international (ideally FMCG) company

  • Ability to thrive in a hyper-growth phase startup environment

  • Ability to focus on both strategic direction while executing with a hands-on attitude

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Cross-functional business knowledge and ability to collaborate with team members internally and externally

  • Experience in FMCG supply chain management

  • Team-oriented, curious, and open to constant change and learning

  • Completed a Bachelor or Master’s Program (MBA is a plus)

  • Fluent in English, German / other languages would be a plus


  • Join one of the most innovative food start-ups in Berlin 🚀

  • Discounted public transport passes, Jobrad, fitness memberships, wellbeing program, language classes, corporate benefits

  • A high degree of collaboration and autonomy while working with a group of diverse peers, getting things done attitude, and access to cutting edge food technologies

  • Free drinks and snacks in the office, regular cheese tastings 🧀, weekly team lunch, and fun team events

  • Innovative Office & Lab Experience


Formo is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, genetic information, color, physical or mental disability, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression.

Legendairy Foods was founded in 2018 to create a new generation of dairy products. Instead of animals, we use fermentation ...

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