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Senior Account Manager

At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

Senior Account Manager - Taste & Beyond


Location: Midrand South Africa


Key Responsibilities:


  • Lead and manage the account to grow sales and profitability according to objectives. 
  • Establishing Firmenich as the clients’ key partner, winning projects, and selling profitably flavors/ingredients.
  • Develop successful working relationship with (new and existing) clients, to obtain briefs for profitable business.
  • Identify business opportunities, decision factors and success criteria and define action plan accordingly.
  • Anticipate clients’ needs and lead proactive projects to generate new business opportunities.
  • Drive projects towards the best possible solution for both the client and Firmenich.
  • Ensure all commercial data and documentation are accurate and properly maintained.


We value:


  • Bachelor degree or Masters degree or equivalent (business administration, economics, marketing, science).
  • Minimum 3-5 years working experience in flavour sales, sales/marketing experience in FMCG.
  • Good team player, seen as a strong partner by the development teams involved in clients’ projects.
  • Business acumen (pricing, sales & profitability, expense management).
  • Supply Chain understanding (product life cycle, demand planning, order pattern).
  • Computer literacy.
  • English and local language.


We offer:


  • Entry to exciting and inspiring world of perfumes and taste
  • Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
  • Opportunity to work for a company that cares about environment and sets and achieve ambitious sustainability objectives
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Dynamic working environment
  • Competitive benefits

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