Apply »

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 5.1 billion in 2017. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 100 locations, the company has more than 11,100 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Regional Product Manager Colour, Fruit & Vegetable

Regional Product Manager Colour, Fruit & Vegetable

Regional Product Manager Colour, Fruit & Vegetable – Regional Innovation APAC – Your future position?

As the Regional Product Manager Colour, Fruit & Vegetable under the Taste & Wellbeing division you will manage assigned products, develop strategies and give direction to all marketing efforts to ensure Givaudan's leading position within the relevant market.

 

Your responsibilities will involve:

 

  • Manage assigned regional portfolio to ensure it is relevant, complete, profitable, and aligned with our strategy
  • Lead the Definition, Development and Commercialization of any regionally-driven product development working collaboratively with the Global Product Manager
  • Become regional subject matter expert for assigned products and technologies.
  • Identify non-performing products and recommend deletion
  • Help deliver Sales and Gross Margin targets, working collaboratively with Product & Portfolio Director and pricing team to define price levels
  • Define Product & Technology Needs and gaps, measure opportunities, and establish business justification for new regional projects. In collaboration with the GMP validate that solutions provided meet defined regional needs.
  • Identify gaps and provide feedback to GPM 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)
  • Contribute to the global product strategy built by the Global Product Managers (be the voice of APAC).
  • Working with the Innovation platform CM, promote external product launch in the region (e.g. jointly develop promotional plan, arrange sales team training, support sales in customer visits, resolve issues affecting commercial plan)
  • Ensure technical group is prepared to support the external launch of new products and technologies
  • Develop knowledge of competitor products including Givaudan market share, communicate changes and recommend corrective responses
  • Ensure that new ingredients and regional versions of innovation are provided to all sub regions with all appropriate information related to the new products (regulatory requirement, pricing)
  • Work with regional portfolio Manager to upload new collections

 

You?

Are you someone who wants to shape your world? Who needs a new challenge and brings excellent contribution to the company? Then join us - and improve your world.

 

Your professional profile includes:

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical background such as Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, and Bio-technology
  • 7+ years' experience of Technical or B2B Marketing experience in food or flavour industry especially in natural food colours/food colours
  • Experience working with people from technical and innovation related backgrounds
  • Proficiency in English with the ability to work with peers across multiple teams, markets and cultures
  • An appetite for success, monitoring performance and continuous improvement

 

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

 

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 emotiions 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.

 

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people's lives. You work within an inspiring team culture – where you can thrive from other passionate people with diverse teams, 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.

*LI-Y



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.

Apply »