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Technical Business Development Manager - Princeton

We currently have an immediate opportunity for a Technical Business Development Manager for a Key Global Account in our North American Corporate headquarters located in Princeton, NJ. As part of the Global Team for this key account, the Technical Manager will report to the Global Business Development Director. This is a critical role in a multi-cultural, multi-disciplined and multi-geographical team environment, which involves three areas of responsibility that will leverage strategy and drive results:


Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to new business development though fragrance technologies by identifying new opportunities, contributing to and supporting global and regional technology strategies
  • Own and manage execution of technology projects within account: Facilitate cross-functional global team members, including technical community, fragrance development, account managers, project managers, regulatory, legal and others
  • Act as key point of contact to client’s global technology project manager, based in NJ, managing relationship, driving strategic projects and influencing decision making. Must be able to communicate on a technical/scientific level.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a science-related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in fragrance/flavor industry, FMCG or related industry


We value:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to facilitate cross-functional communication
  • Strong project management skills with some understanding of product development/innovation processes
  • High level problem solving and resiliency
  • Familiarity with perfumery materials, formulation of consumer products and basic analytical techniques
  • Bi-lingual a plus (Spanish/French)



We offer:

  • The ability to be a part of a highly creative and imaginative team in an incredibly competitive and inspiring industry
  • High Challenge and High Reward Environment
  • Excellent opportunities for career development
  • 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 achieves ambitious


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!

* Tobacco-Free Campus!

* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey