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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 6.2 billion in 2019. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 181 locations, the company has almost 14,969 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Senior Evaluator

Senior Evaluator (Fragrances)

 

 

Senior Evaluator for South Asia - Consumer Products

A Senior Evaluator for our fabulous Consumer Products Evaluation team in India and focusing on the exciting South Asia market - Your future position?

 

Based in Mumbai , you will directly report into the Senior Creative Fragrance Manager for South Asia and will offer excellent opportunities for both your personal and professional development. 

 

As a ‘Senior Evaluator’ in Givaudan, you will work for a company that touches billions of consumers more than a hundred times a day. Our passion for our customers and their brands brings a new dimension to our Business to Business industry. You will work for the market leader that is at the forefront of innovation in an industry of emotions. We have a culture that works to inspire and capture the heart and soul of consumers and customers. 

 

Our senses step into gear from the moment we wake up in the morning until we turn in for the night. The consumer grooming and cleaning regimen intersects with personal care, home care, fabric care, oral care, and active beauty products, with fragrance at the core of every experience. Givaudan Consumer Products (CPs) are, more often than not, responsible for carrying you through the olfactive journey of your day.

 

Givaudan’s CP teams are present in every region of the world. Years of experience have resulted in a natural knowledge of consumer preferences depending on the segment and geographical location. Our CP teams work together to create the success that Givaudan thrives on and brings together a variety of skills - creation and evaluation, consumer market research, marketing, sampling, sales, customer relations, and QC, and we have a selection of key competencies present in each region.

 

Due to increasing business activity and to further build upon our continued success in the region, we have now opened up a role for our Fragrance Creation Centre in India (Mumbai) supporting the South Asia market and are recruiting for a ‘Senior Evaluator’. The Consumer Products category focus is open for this role.

 

Our Evaluators are olfactive development specialists whose primary goal is to guide perfumers in the fragrance development process. To do so, Evaluators have a strategic view and analyse current olfactive trends, forecast future trends, and assess consumer preferences. You will guide the fragrance development process alongside Account Managers, Perfumers, Marketing, Research, and Laboratory experts.

 

In this exciting role, you will

 

Fragrance Development:

  • Develop the olfactory strategy for customers, markets, categories, and guide the Perfumery teams.
  • Manage multiple complex briefs from customers and develop or select fragrances according to the given brief guidelines.
  • Work with other regional creative centers to complete project assignments.
  • Establish fragrances to be tested and coordinate with the Consumer Market Insights team.
  • Translate Consumer Market Insight Result results into olfactory guidelines for Perfumers.
  • Contribute to the olfactory analysis of new products to identify interesting notes for creative development.
  • Develop new fragrances with Perfumers.
  • Work with the labs for testing product stability.

 

Positioning and Marketing:

  • Anticipate market tastes; work with marketing colleagues on concept generation.
  • Write olfactory summaries of a region/market and customers for knowledge-building and sharing.
  • Conduct customer presentations/interactions.
  • Write fragrance descriptions linked to marketing trends.

 

Project Management:

  • Manage the project pipeline of customer briefs and other internal or projects.
  • Ensure efficient execution of projects with a focus on improving the win rate, customer engagement, and speed of response.

 

Customer Engagement:

  • Contribute to win briefs by selecting suitable fragrances to meet customer needs.
  • Actively participate in meeting customers and the preparation for customer visits.
  • Proactively provide the Sales/Key Accounts team with inputs for their account development plans.

 

You?

Are you someone who wants to shape your world? 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:

  • A Bachelor or University Degree in a relevant discipline.
  • 5 years relevant experience in Fragrances Evaluation in any segment and experience having developed winning fragrances for important local or regional or international customers.
  • Excellent oral and written proficiency in the English language.
  • Evaluation/Application skills: Knowledge of important consumer products categories, product design principles, advanced product and technical knowledge (innovations, manufacturing, stability), ability to dissect a fragrance, offer creative ideas within the project's scope.
  • Consumer understanding: Have experience with market insights, protocols, practices, and a broad understanding of consumers.
  • Project Management skills: Manage the time of self and the team to contribute to the successful execution of projects. 
  • IT skills - Proficiency in using common PC applications
  • Excellent presentations skills

 

Our benefits:

  • Attractive package with benefits.
  • Excellent opportunities for progressive learning and development.
  • A creative team environment that will inspire you.



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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