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Global Sales Director

Country/Region:  US
Job function:  SALES

Global Sales Director, Sweeteners
Princeton, NJ US


We have an immediate opportunity for a Global Sales Director, Sweeteners to join our Taste, Texture and Health BU. We have completed several strategic initiatives in taste modulation which provide us with a set of discovery tools and commercial products that are uniquely positioned to address the challenge of sugar reduction.  The Global Sales Director will play a key role in the development of the Sweeteners business activity.

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 commercial activities globally for selected Channels.
•    Lead our business development activities with markets to continuously assess opportunities and potential gaps and initiate actions to address them.
•    Develop new business opportunities
•    Combine strategic thinking with the ability to develop a coherent strategy and implement execution plans


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
•    The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose
•    A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome
•    Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity
•    An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future


You bring
•    Bachelor’s Degree with strong business finance acumen and relevant commercial (Sales or Business Development) experience in food ingredients and preferably in plant-derived sweeteners.
•    Entrepreneurial and resilient attitude with the ability to establish connections at various levels (from R&D / NPD scientists to customers).
•    Ability to work with stakeholders of various profiles internally, with clients and external partners & Suppliers.
•    Ability to travel (principally in the Americas and to a more limited extent in Europe
•    English proficiency is a must.
•    Attention to details and performance-driven.



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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