Key Account Manager Job at Givaudan

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 4.4 billion in 2015. Headquartered in
Switzerland with local presence in over 80 locations, the company has
more than 9,500 employees worldwide.

Job Title:  Key Account Manager – Nigeria

Key Accounts Manager – Your future position
As
member of the Nigeria Office Team you will be responsible for growing
our local business and presence in Nigeria in a multicultural and
diverse environment with the leadership of the Country Manager and the
support of the Sales Assistant.

Manage, motivate and develop subordinates, managers and staff within the division:
You will be responsible for formulating objectives that can be monitored throughout the year.

Business Optimisation and profitable growth:
You
will be responsible for supplying all relevant market information to
the Research Division to be included in the database. You will identify
the major opportunities available that can give profitable growth. You
will develop strategies to exploit these opportunities. You will
evaluate the small customer base, grow and develop new business
potential. You will supply comprehensive briefs in support of ongoing
business and of new potential business. You will formulate sales profit
and expense budgets for the department. You will ensure that accurate
forecasts are provided to the Logistics Department.

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Management of agreements/office: 
 You
will be responsible for the maintenance of the current export business
portfolio with particular emphasis on strengthening the Givaudan
relationship with all its customers. You will manage all agency and
distribution agreements in the various territories. You will control
freight costs and ensure that company recevies the best freighting
costs.

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

Your professional profile includes:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Good communication skills
  • Good computer literacy and accuracy
  • Comprehensive understanding of both industrial and consumer marketing
  • Knowledge and interest in Africa and its various cultures
  • 3 years experience in the export market
  • Senior management experience
  • Must be customer orientated
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Sound knowledge of financial and commercial terms and functions
  • Knowledge
    of the Food Flavour industry and generally Industrial Food market
    characteristics vs those of the Food Manufacturing & Consumer Goods
    Industry would be advantageous

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply

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