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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.

Supply Chain Project Manager

As Project Manager for our regional Supply Chain organization supporting Taste & Wellbeing Europe as well as Naturals EAME, you will have the opportunity to manage, develop, and implement supply chain projects of varying complexity and size. You will partner with business stakeholders to improve end to end product delivery processes at required quality standards and optimal costs. As part of the Supply Chain organisation you will be at the heart of our complex, multinational organisation, striving everyday for a superior customer experience.


In this exciting role you will work on:


Strategy design and execution: you contribute to the design of the Supply Chain strategy by advising the Supply Chain management on project feasibility. You prepare business cases, design related project plans and coordinate their execution.
Project management: you will manage projects yourself, applying our PM methodology. Also you ensure the project portfolio is managed and delivered to standards. Business Case, scope determination, reporting on spending and progress hold no secrets for you;
Business Partnering: with your extensive project management skills and your supply chain background, you actively challenge the business – is this investment the best way forward, is it the right priority, et cetera; 
Continuous improvement: you apply continuous improvement principles and implement them further; create structure and unity in ways of working and optimize work processes. You make sure standards are met and help people prioritize;
Stakeholder management: collaborate with all stakeholders as manufacturing, maintenance, regional engineering and other site teams to ensure timely delivery of products to our customers, whilst safeguarding resources and budget. Build and maintain partnerships with Operations and Regional/Global Supply Chain network.


Are you able to combine a very structured approach with top notch people skills? Do you thrive in an international matrix organisation, connecting people? Do you like to develop your project management skills and put them into practice inspiring and guiding others? Then come join us - and impact your world.
Your professional profile includes:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Operations Management or related discipline
  • Additional education in Project Management (for instance Prince2)
  • Relevant experience in leading and or managing projects, preferably in supply chain
  • Proficient in English, any other European language is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of Excel; SAP is beneficial
  • Ability to work cross functionally, in a matrix environment


Our benefits:

  • Great compensation package including bonus and cafeteria
  • Continuous learning
  • Career development opportunities
  • Health insurance
  • 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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