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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.

Head of Quality Data & Specification Excellence EA

You will lead the Regional Quality Data & Specification Excellence Team (5 direct reports) in our Taste & Wellbeing division and will report to the Regional Quality Head Europe and you will be based in Budapest. While you are ensuring the governance of our product specification along the product life cycle you will have an exciting additional responsibility as Transition Lead Specification Management. Being the center of excellence for quality data and product specifications you will be responsible to integrate product portfolios from our acquisitions.

Your responsibilities:
•    Lead the Regional Quality Data & Specification Excellence Team and manage talents
•    Manage the setup of Product Specifications and related change controls

  • Ensure timely, efficient and reproducible creation of the technical product specifications
  • Ensure collaboration with Commercial Team and Quality lab for specification set-up

•    Manage Specification changes according to globally established principles
•    Continuous improvement of product specification lifecycles and related processes

  • Management of Regional Projects and report on project progress and results to project sponsors
  • Utilize and experiment digital opportunities improve efficiency in specification management lifecycle

•    Transition Lead Regional Specification Management for Portfolio Integrations


Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives 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 impact your world.

You have:
•    MSc. in Chemistry, Biology or Food Technology alternatively MSc. in Business Informatics, Data Science or Business Analytics
•    Overall work experience minimum 5 years preferably in data science/business analytics or in a role related to product specifications
•    People management experience is an advantage 
•    Project management skills and use of the project management techniques
•    Good technical understanding of product specification management

Our benefits:
•    Great compensation package including bonus and cafeteria
•    Learn and career development opportunities
•    Private health insurance
•    Opportunity to work from home
•    Access to exclusive perfumes and employee shop with discounts

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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