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Senior Commercial Manager / Associate Commercial Director Perfumery & Beauty

DSM Austria GmbH

Senior Commercial Manager / Associate Commercial Director Perfumery & Beauty

Join us as a Senior Commercial Manager at dsm-Firmenich, where you’ll lead strategic initiatives in the German market. We are looking for a highly engaged and open minded individual to drive business growth.

At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work, benefiting to our People, Customers & Communities and driving business value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Define account objectives and commercial strategies to drive profitable sales growth, build successful client relationships, and negotiate favourable commercial terms
  • Anticipate client needs, lead proactive projects to generate new business opportunities, and partner with cross-functional teams to create holistic value propositions
  • Build and monitor account sales budgets, identify gaps and opportunities in client portfolios, and manage product life cycles and supply chain efficiency for high service levels
  • Develop and execute a strategic vision for business growth by identifying opportunities, leading client relationships, negotiating contracts, overseeing the value chain, and driving innovation to ensure customer satisfaction and maximize value
  • Lead all commercial activities and strategic planning, manage budget and expenses, seek continuous improvement opportunities, ensure compliance with sales and pricing practices, and contribute to the local management team

We bring:

  • Expect an inspiring journey of fun, learning and be part of a transformational journey in perfumery
  • To play a key role in our purpose to improve the quality of life of our workforce, our families, our local communities, and society at large
  • To be part of a company shaping a strong legacy through breakthrough industrial innovations and technology
  • To be part of a winning team that challenges the status quo and has the hunger for success
  • Competitive base salary, variable compensation plans and an enviable set of benefits
  • Work with the best talents in Creation, Consumer Insights, Research & Marketing

You bring:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree or equivalent (business administration, economics, marketing or science)
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of flavor/fragrance/ingredient sales experience, sales/marketing experience in FMCG
  • Ability to drive for results, with a competitive mindset
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivated team player who has leadership skills and persistence
  • Computer literacy – fluent in English and local language

The application process:

Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by uploading your resume in English via our career portal. For further information about the process, please contact Manuela Arnold: manuela.arnold@dsm-firmenich. com

Equal opportunities commitment:

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: (here,) there’s a place for everyone with us.

dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Our people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich:

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

Agency statement:

Please note this is a direct search led by dsm-firmenich. We only accept applications from candidates, not from agencies nor subject to agency’s fees, percentages or similar.

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Company Information
  • Total Jobs 16 Jobs
  • Category Private Company
  • Region Worldwide
  • Full Address Erber Campus1, 3131 Getzersdorf
  • Number of employees 600 in Austria / 1400 global
  • Branche Biotechnologie
  • Foto credits (c) DSM - Austria GmbH


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