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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 2019, the Company employed over 14,900 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.2 billion and a free cash flow of 12.7% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Regional Portfolio Manager

Regional Portfolio Manager – Your future position?

As the APAC Regional Portfolio Manager, Beverages, Sweet Goods and Dairy you will be the contact for flavour collection management across Asia Pacific markets. Working with our Regional Innovation Team and Market Portfolio Teams, you will report directly to the Innovation Director, and also will:

  • Build regional collections by category: directs the building of the Flavour collection with the Regional Innovation strategy, across Asia Pacific, for the assigned segments. The collection contains Givaudan’s most competitive flavours, which are leveraged to respond to customer and market needs effectively and efficiently. You will work with the Innovation and Technical teams, leveraging the strength of flavours (innovation, performance in application, regulatory), sensory panelling techniques and commercial insights (such as consumer preference drivers and market trends, pricing). Communicate regional insight to local portfolio, assisting country collections to meet market needs today and in the future.
  • Manage Communication and internal regional promotion: engages local Portfolio Specialists to promote the Regional Collections within their sub-regions. Promote Regional Collections directly to the Regional Innovation team. You will highlight the strength of every flavour added to the Collection in the Portfolio system and supports the Regional Innovation team and Local Portfolio in developing promotions. You will communicate flavours with exceptional performance in sub-regional collections between the sub-regions and to the regional team. You will ensure that market product reviews are communicated between sub-regions and to regional.
  • Flavour selection for Regional Promotions and Accounts: Tasked for Regional Briefs (Regional Accounts and RI projects). In partnership with the Regional Account Managers, you will build the value proposition for projects to help convince our customers of the selected flavours’ suitability for their brand and consumers.
  • Lead Flavour Exclusivity and IP governance: leads the communication and monthly team call with the Country Portfolio Managers to ensure all customer exclusivity needs are being well managed and IP protection measures are being observed.
  • Lead APAC Portfolio systems and processes: connect with Global counterparts to develop best practices and systems that are relevant to Asia Pacific. Represent Asia Pacific in Global digitalization projects related to flavour capture and selection; ensure that the sub-regions needs are recognized and managing Asia Pacific rollout/training of these systems.



Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who needs a new challenge and bring excellent contribution to company? Then come and join us - and impact your world.


Your professional profile includes:

  • Bachelor in Food Science and Technology or equivalent
  • 8+ years’ experience in Flavours applications / evaluation or related industry, with exposure to Food & Beverage consumer packaged goods companies
  • Understand flavor interaction with food matrices
  • Is organized and demonstrate solid project management abilities
  • Experience working with people from technical and commercial backgrounds
  • Comfortable working with diversity of groups, both functionally and geographically


Our Benefits

  • Attractive package with benefits
  • Excellent opportunities for progressive learning and development
  • A creative team environment that will inspire you
  • Comprehensive healthcare plans
  • PTO and family leave



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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