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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.

Account Executive

Account Manager, Unilever in Shanghai, China – Your next position?

As the Account Manager – Unilever in our Fragrance & Beauty Division at Givaudan’s Shanghai office, you will be responsible to deliver Profitable Business Growth in one key Category for Unilever North Asia exclude Japan and build and maintain strong relationship with the clients. The role will be based in Shanghai.

In this position you will:

  • Develop Strategic Account Plan with annual sales budget and profitability objectives and business goals for the category in North Asia
  • Planning and driving account activities including defending existing business and attacking new opportunities.
  • Managing the project pipeline, prioritizing resource and anticipating and preparing for future opportunities.
  • Pricing & Gross Profit Margin Management
  • Timely follow up on client’s project and submissions
  • Strategic engagement with the Brand Team and Perfume Manager at the clients end
  • Monitor competitor activity and provide strategic input to clients
  • Increase the value add of the fragrance solutions



Are you an ambitious, self-motivated individual? Eager to grow in a culture where you can express yourself in a dynamic environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams as passionate as you are? Then come join us – and impact your world. 

Your professional profile includes:

  • University degree, MBA preferred
  • 5 years’ major account management experience
  • Competence in olfactive skills (ability to define, recognise and memorise olfactive notes and fragrance language terms, and determine olfactive directions)


  • Competence in olfactive skills and fluency in fragrance language
  • Ability to work across global teams
  • Experience in managing multiple complex projects
  • Ability to develop and implement comprehensive Account/Category Plans, communicating plans upwards and downwards in the organisation
  • Ability to work internationally
  • Verbal and written command of English
  • Drive to win, initiative and ability to learn quickly

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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