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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2019, the Company employed over 14,900 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.2 billion and a free cash flow of 12.7% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Consumer Market Insights Manager

Consumer Market Insights Manager Personal Care – Your future position?


At Givaudan, Consumers are at the heart of our Fragrance Development strategy. 


Our Consumer Product Market Insight (CMI) Managers are key partners and work closely with development and sales teams to provide in depth consumer understanding knowledge and market insights at each step of the fragrance development. The Insights they generate guide, influence and inspire the fragrance journey. 


As a CMI Manager for Personal Care, you will manage the Consumer Market Insight activity in Western and Eastern Europe for our key international customers, take the coordination lead on global projects and provide consumer market insight expertise on a specific category of products, in our Creative Center, near Paris.


In this exciting role, reporting to the Category Director, you will:


  • Provide Consumer and Product Insights to the Western and Eastern European Fragrance Business: you will partner with Evaluation, Perfumers, Sales, Marketing and work closely on regional and cross-regional MR projects throughout the development cycle; you will recommend the best methodology or approach to reach the objectives and provide in depth interpretation of results (qualitative or quantitative) to guide fragrance development and selection but also marketing 
  • Be your client’s research expert: you will discuss and review CMI needs, help drawing olfactive hypothesis, discuss test methodologies to produce most relevant information and present results through olfactive recommendations to internal and external customers by meeting critical timelines. 
  • Partner with Evaluation and Sales teams: you will help to use the information into creations and selections as well as to present them to clients, carrying out specific analyses as needed including marketing, concept and consumer understanding; you will be in direct contact with clients, to discuss and review CMI strategies, methodologies and test results. 
  • Strategic CMI vision and innovation: you will participate with your peers to the CMI roadmap and am-bition focused on new and innovative approaches or tools.  




Your professional profile includes:


  • Advanced degree in Food Science, Consumer Sciences, Chemistry, Marketing, Biology or related area.
  • First experience in Consumer Insights ideally in the fragrance or related industry or market research company, with exposure to FMCG companies
  • First experience with consumer testing techniques (both quantitative and qualitative fundamentals), methodologies, design, statistical approaches and modeling (programing in R is a plus). 
  • First use of statistical software for analysis of research data. 
  • Fluency in English. 


Our Benefits
Profit sharing
Saving plan
Additional holidays (RTT)


At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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