Mar 27, 2020

Key Account Manager Flavours

  • Givaudan
  • Argenteuil, FR, 95012

Job Description

Key Account Manager Flavors – Your future position?


As Key Account Manager in Givaudan, you will be working for a company that touches billions of consumers more than a hundred times a day. Our passion for our customers - the big food & beverage companies - and their brands brings a new dimension to our Business to Business industry. You will be working for the market leader that is at the forefront of innovation in an industry of emotions. We have a culture that works to inspire, challenge and capture the heart and soul of consumers and customers. 


Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to exceed customer needs, deliver value and are skilled at fostering strong relationships. In this exciting role, reporting to the Commercial Director, you will:


  • Grow Givaudan business with designated accounts by managing top and bottom lines 
  • Assume lead role for all Givaudan activities for designated accounts 
  • Cultivate customer relationships with key decision-makers, positioning Givaudan as preferred supplier 
  • Develop, communicate and implement strategic account development plans, sales forecasts, and budget for key accounts, with clear KPIs 
  • Manage brief pipeline (quality and quantity of projects) to achieve growth plans 
  • Defend base business in key markets and with key customers 
  • Negotiate pricing agreements within guidelines and manage credit, pricing, rebates, etc. 


You ?


Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come join us – and impact your world.


Your professional profile includes: 

  • A post graduate diploma (Engineering, Chemistry or Business School)
  • At least 4-6 years successful sales, marketing or customer relationship experience in food or related industry
  • Strong communication and networking skills
  • A strong result orientation
  • A consumer and customer focus
  • A very good level in English (written and oral), French recommended


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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