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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 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Creative Fragrance Manager

Creative Fragrance Manager – Fabric Care – Your future position?


As a CFM within the Fabric Care category, you will actively work with Perfumers and Creative Centers on a global/cross regional level and interpret marketing knowledge and technical expertise to assist customers in developing successful olfactory strategies. You will have a strategic view of your portfolio regarding olfactive trends and development for the laundry detergent and softener categories.

In this exciting role, reporting to the Creative Fragrance Team Director, you will: 


Fragrance Development 

  • Develop olfactory strategy for clients, market, category and guide Perfumery teams accordingly 
  • Manage multiple complex briefs and develop or select fragrances according to the given guidelines
  • Collaborate with other regional creative centers to complete project assignments 
  • Define fragrances to be tested and coordinate with CMI
  • Translate CMI results into olfactory guidelines for Perfumers
  • Contribute in olfactory analysis of new products to identify interesting notes for creative development
  • Develop new fragrances with Perfumers on a pro-active basis
  • Work with lab to test product stability
  • Follow and understand the Best Practices and efficiency improvement opportunities.


Industry & Marketing 

  • Anticipate market tastes, work closely with marketing colleagues on concept generation
  • Write olfactory summaries of a region/market and customer for knowledge-building and sharing
  • Conduct customer presentations/interactions
  • Demonstrate track records of new wins. 


You ? 


  • University Degree or equivalent, in related field is a plus
  • 5+ years of a functional / technical experience in industry
  • Fluent in English
  • Evaluation/Application skills as of fabric category knowledge and product design principles to dis-sect a fragrance and offer creative ideas within the project's scope
  • Customer Knowledge/Relationship as ability to effectively interact with customers/clients on briefs, technical matters and other topics 
  • Consumer Understanding skills as being up to date with CMI Tools, protocols, practices and a broad understanding of consumers within the fabric care category
  • Drive for results, Customer focus, Decision quality, Communicates effectively, Self-awareness


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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