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Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 5.1 billion in 2017. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 100 locations, the company has more than 11,100 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Lead pricing analyst

Join us and celebrate the beauty of human experience. Create for happier, healthier lives, with love for nature. Together, with kindness and humility, we deliver food innovations, craft inspired fragrances and develop beauty and wellbeing solutions that make people look and feel good. There’s much to learn and many to learn from, with more than 16,000 employees around the world to explore ideas and ambitions with. Dive into varied, flexible, and stimulating environments. Meet empowered professionals to partner with, befriend, and stretch your skills alongside. Every day, your energy, your creativity, and your determination will shape our future, making a positive difference on billions of people. Every essence of you enriches our world. We are Givaudan. Human by nature.  

Lead Pricing Analyst – Your future position?

As a Lead Pricing Analyst in our Fragrance Division based in Argenteuil and Paris, you will be responsible for price setting, protecting gross margin.

Reporting to the Regional Head of Pricing for Europe, you will interact with all the partners in the pricing process for the customers from the fine fragrances & consumer product divisions in Europe. 

 

Sounds interesting?

It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to exceed customer needs, deliver value.

 

In this exciting role you will:

 

Guarantee timely and qualitative delivery:

  • be responsible for Price setting and Maintenance
  • take care of ongoing pricing activities such as computing standard pricing of fragrance prod-ucts, maintaining price lists, providing target costs and price monitoring processes
  • provide pricing recommendations for briefs to Sales and Evaluation
  • validate new rebates and Agent agreement contracts and review Agent commissions. Under supervision of the Regional Head of Pricing
  • provide financial analysis and make recommendations regarding financial and other incentives related to core lists with fragrance division customers in Europe

 

Monitor, protect and improve gross margin:

  • define action recommendations to avoid gross margin erosion
  • manage price adjustments following Management decisions.

 

Achieve Compliance:

  • guarantee compliance with the Pricing Guidelines
  • ensure data maintenance and quality in all Pricing processes
  • liaise with Legal to ensure financial terms and conditions of customer rebate agreements comply with Givaudan and local requirements
  • liaise with Tax & Treasury to ensure customer agreements and price quotations take into account potential foreign exchange rate and appropriate incoterms
  • liaise with trans-portation team to define the freight cost for specific customer request

 

Make usage of your interpersonal skills:

  • manage critical interactions with partners in the context of conflicting objectives, different locations, different cultures and languages.
  • provide Pricing recommendations to the Commercial Organization with supporting analysis based on Pricing Policies and market activity
  • work cross-functionality with Sales, Controlling, Operations and Evaluations to support business needs. Participate in several interactions and meetings with those functions. 
  • provide Guidance to analysts although no direct reporting responsibility

 

You?

Are you someone who wants to shape your own world? Who excels being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then join us – and improve your world.

 

Your professional profile includes:

  • Degree in Business, Finance, Engineer, or any other relevant discipline
  • Minimum 4 years in industry pricing or finance, account management or sales coordination role in Fragrance&Beauty industry or experience in Fragrance industry in Commercial area
  • Fluent in English & French 
  • Deal with complex IT systems
  • Preferably previous SAP experience
  • Numerical skills Preferably previous SAP experience Details oriented Team Spirit 

 

Out benefits:

  • Profit-sharing + saving plan
  • Health coverage partially paid by the company
  • 40 days of holiday per year
  • Partial coverage of meals and transport costs
  • Career development opportunities

 

#LI-Hybrid

 

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.
Every essence of you enriches our 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.
 

Remote working:  Hybrid



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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