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Business Development Director, NAM Beverages - Pri

Country/Region:  US

Business Development Director, NAM Beverages
Princeton, NJ
CL P16


As an experienced Business Development Director, you will support and contribute to the overall growth of the North America Beverage Business in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.


Your key responsibilities
•    Lead strategy, develop and execute category business plans to ensure BU meets growth and profit targets.
•    Contribute to the overall growth of North America Taste & Beyond Division by managing and driving growth and profitability in the respective categories.
•    Apply strategic thinking to identify new business opportunities, prospect customers and explore new business models relevant for the categories.
•    Be a strategic partner to Sales, demonstrating strong business acumen and actively engaging with customers at all levels.
•    Provide leadership and direction to the category team composed of Applications, Creation, Marketing and Consumer Insight to ensure successful execution of strategic plans.
•    Foster team collaboration across teams and other departments.

We bring 
•    A rich history and a promising future of bold scientific innovation and passionate creation with our customers; 
•    A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset;
•    A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally;
•    The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose;
•    An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future
•    We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and outstanding benefit programs


You bring
•    Bachelor’s degree. 10+ years’ experience in a business development role in a related field/industry. Proven experience across a variety of Beverage Segments, with experience in alcoholic beverages desired.
•    Strong cross-functional partnering, strategic relationship building and communication skills.
•    Absolute customer focus, solid project management and presentation skills.
•    Ability to work in a matrix organization, fast paced environment with tight deadlines while managing multiple projects and initiatives.
•    Ability to travel-approximately 50% domestically.

Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

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Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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