Flavours Key Account Manager for Saudi Arabia – Givaudan Suisse SA (Dubai Branch) – United Arab Emirates

Flavours Key Account Manager for Saudi Arabia – Dubai based:

A Key Account Manager for our Regional Flavours Commercial & Sales team and focussing on the exciting Saudi Arabia market – Your future position?

We are currently expanding our Flavours Regional Commercial & Sales team, and have now opened up an additional ‘Key Account Manager’ position to focus on the KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) market, while being based out of our Middle East & Africa Regional Head Office in Dubai and with regular travels to KSA. 

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced professional who can be a good addition to our innovative and team work culture and preferably has a good knowledge of and network in the KSA food & beverage industry. You will be part of our fabulous Flavours Middle East Commercial & Sales team and will report into the Country Manager for KSA (based in Dubai). You will be expected to develop and execute a business plan targeting key customers to achieve the organisation’s sales objectives. 

As a 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. Our KSA customers have local, regional, and international profiles, which brings diversity and curiosity to our day to day job. 

In this exciting role you will be responsible for: 

• Developing/Maintaining/Defending our business: You will proactively generate new business opportunities and develop the brief pipeline leveraging Givaudan resources and capabilities to create most relevant commercial opportunities with Clients

• Servicing our customers: You will partner with our customers’ R&D and marketing teams, understand their brand strategies, positioning, strengths & weaknesses, and ensure Givaudan is well positioned to participate in briefs and is on core lists. 

• Positioning our products: You will monitor flavour trends, competitive activity and product development; obtain insightful marketing data to support and nurture our business objectives.

• Impacting the bottom line: You will continuously develop key accounts and prospects on the ground, follow up on customer submissions, and manage wins through to production and launch, and delivering budgeted sales.

Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-11-21
Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Role: Sales
Company Industry: Food & Beverage Production; FMCG

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career

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