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Business Development Dir/Mgr (Plant-Based Dairy)

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.


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 10+ years’ experience in a business development role in a related field/industry.
  • Proven experience in Dairy and Plant-based Dairy Analogues required.
  • Ability to travel-approximately 50% domestically.

We value:

  • 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

We offer:

  • High Challenge and High Reward Environment
  • 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

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly.


We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:

* Generous Paid Time Off!

* Quarterly Bonus Potential!

* Retirement Plans!

* 401(k) with Company Match!

* Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!

* Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!

* Flexible Spending Accounts!

* Subsidized Cafeteria!

* Tobacco-Free Campus!

* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!




Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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