01 Apr, 2020
APAC Regional Product Manager (Sweet Goods & Dairy) in Singapore – Your future position? As APAC Regional Product Manager (Sweet Goods & Dairy) with Givaudan, you will manage assigned products, develop strategies and give direction to all marketing efforts in order to ensure Givaudan's leading position within the relevant market, according to overall business objectives and global marketing strategy. In this exciting role reporting to Innovation Director (Sweet Goods & Dairy APAC), your main responsibilities will be to: Portfolio Management Manage assigned regional portfolio to ensure it is relevant, complete, competitive and profitable, and aligned with the business strategy Own the Definition, Development and Commercialization of any regionally-driven product development efforts working closely with the GPM/BPO Become regional subject matter expert (SME) for assigned products and technologies. Identify non-performing products and recommends deletion where appropriate (in coordination with Knowledge Base Managers) Help deliver Sales and Gross Margin targets, working closely with MD and pricing team to define price levels Define Product & Technology Needs Define product and technology needs and gaps, quantify opportunities, and establish business justification for new regional projects. In collaboration with the BPO&GMP, validate that solutions provided meet defined regional needs Identify gaps and provide feedback to GPM/BPO 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) Identify non-performing products and recommend actions Provide input into the global product strategy built by the Global Product Managers Drive Commercialization Of Products &Technologies Drive the commercialization of products and technologies via the IDDC process. Lead this for regional priorities and partners and with GPM/BPO for global priorities Work with the MD and CM and leverage on the scientific tools and technology capabilities with our consumer and category insights Use commercial mind-set and drive external product launch in the region to ensure success at market level (e.g., jointly develop promotional plan, arrange sales force training, support sales in customer visits, resolve issues affecting commercial plan) Ensure regional technical group is prepared to support the external launch of new products and technologies Equip market technical team with the capabilities to win with new products and technologies Develop and maintain knowledge of competitor products, communicates changes and recommends corrective responses Ensure that new ingredients and regional versions of flavours are provided to all Flavour Innovation Centres with all appropriate information related to the new products (regulatory requirement, pricing etc.) Work with Knowledge Base Manager to upload new flavour collections and actively manage the flavour library You? Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who needs a new challenge and bring excellent contribution to company? Then come and join us - and impact your world. Your professional profile includes: Bachelor in a technical field (Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology) Minimum 7 years in Technical background OR B2B Marketing and Commercial/Customer background within the food or flavour industry Ability to develop deep product knowledge, with the experience working with people from technical and innovation related backgrounds Achieving internal readiness to sample produce new products and technologies Ability to crystallize clear messages from complex sources and data Strong project management skills Strong influencing skills and comfortable across diverse functional groups * 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.
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