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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.

APAC Regional Product Manager (Beverages)

APAC Regional Product Manager (Coffee, Tea and Beverages Taste Solutions) in Singapore – Your future position?

As APAC Regional Product Manager (Coffee, Tea and Beverages Taste Solutions), you will manage assigned products, develop strategies and give direction to all marketing efforts to ensure leading position within the relevant market, according to overall goals and global marketing strategy. In this exciting role reporting Innovation Director APAC for Beverages, your main responsibilities will be to:

 

Portfolio Management

  • Manage assigned regional portfolio to ensure it is relevant, complete and profitable, and aligned with the strategy
  • Oversee the Definition, Development and Commercialization of any regional product development efforts working with the GPM/BPO
  • Become regional expert for assigned products and technologies. Identify non-performing products and recommend deletion where necessary (in partnership with Knowledge Base Managers)
  • Help achieve Sales and Gross Margin targets, working with MD and pricing team to determine price levels

 

Define Product & Technology Needs

  • Define product and technology needs and gaps, measure opportunities, and establish business justification for new regional projects. In collaboration with the BPO&GMP, validate that solutions provided meet defined regional needs
  • Identify gaps and provide feedback to GPM/BPO on regional opportunities and needs
  • Gather and provide market justification and local market requirements to the Global Product Manager for the business contract (e.g., sales/profit projections, regulatory requirements, product performance expectations)
  • Identify non-performing products and recommend actions
  • Contribute to the global product strategy built by the Global Product Managers

 

Drive Commercialization Of Products &Technologies

  • Drive the commercialization of products and technologies through the IDDC process.
  • Work with the MD and CM and leverage on the scientific technology capabilities with our consumer and category insights
  • Use commercial mind-set and drive external product launch in the region to ensure success at market level (e.g., jointly develop promotional plan, arrange sales team training, support sales in customer visits, resolve issues affecting commercial plan)
  • Ensure regional technical group is prepared to support the external launch of new products and technologies
  • Equip market technical team with the capabilities to succeed with new products and technologies
  • Develop knowledge of competitor products, communicate changes and recommend corrective responses
  • Ensure that new ingredients and regional versions of flavours are provided to all Flavour Innovation Centres with all appropriate information related to the new products (such as regulatory requirement, pricing)
  • Work with Knowledge Base Manager to upload new flavour collections and manage the flavour library

 

You?

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 a technical field (Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology)
  • Minimum 7 years in Technical background OR B2B Marketing and Commercial/Customer background within the food or flavour industry
  • Develop deep product knowledge, with the experience working with people from technical and innovation related backgrounds
  • Experience in project management with internal readiness to sample produce new products and technologies

 

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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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