Senior Creative Fragrance Manager – Fabric Care – Your future position?
As a Senior CFM within the Fabric Care category, you will actively collaborate with Perfumers and Creative Centers on a global/cross regional level, as well as interpret marketing knowledge and technical expertise, in order to assist customers in developing successful olfactory strategies, according to business principles and best practices. You will have a strategic view of your portfolio in terms of olfactive trends and development for the laundry detergent and softener categories.
Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to exceed cus-tomer needs, deliver value and are skilled at fostering strong relationships. In this exciting role you will:
Develop olfactory strategy for clients, market, category and guide Perfumery teams accordingly
Be capable of global responsibility for brands and the fabric category
Manage/execute multiple complex briefs and develop or select fragrances according to the given brief guidelines
Liaise with other regional creative centers, as necessary, to complete project assignments
Define fragrances to be tested and coordinate with CMI
Translate CMI results into olfactory guidelines for Perfumers
Contribute in olfactory analysis of new products to identify interesting notes for creative development
Develop new fragrances with Perfumers on a pro-active basis
Work with lab on testing product stability
Follow and understand the Best Practices and efficiency improvement opportunities.
Industry & Marketing
Anticipate market tastes and work closely with marketing colleagues on proactive concept generation
Write olfactory summaries of a region/market and customer for knowledge-building & sharing
Conduct customer presentations/interactions
Demonstrate consistent track records of new wins.
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:
University Degree or equivalent, advanced University degree in related field is a plus
10+ years of a functional / technical experience in industry
Fluent in English
Ability to manage multiple and complex evaluation projects
Evaluation/Application skills as knowledge of the fabric category, product design principles, advanced product and technical knowledge (innovations, manufacturing, stability, etc), ability to dissect a fragrance and offer intuitive and creative ideas within the project's scope
Customer Knowledge/Relationship as ability to effectively interact with customers/clients on briefs, technical matters and other issues, ability to take ownership of a brand & customer relations
Consumer Understanding skills as being abreast of CMI Tools, protocols, practices and a broad understanding of consumers within the fabric care category