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Account Manager

Country/Region:  GB
Job function:  SALES


Job title – Account Manager - Taste

Location – Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

Job model – Hybrid


At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work, benefiting to our People, Customers & Communities and driving business value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated.


Your key responsibilities

  • The Account Manager: Taste is responsible for promoting and selling a variety of Taste solutions to agreed targeted customers, as well as grow sales sustainably, increase profitability and build long term client relationships.
  • Define the Taste potential for all your customers, then develop account objectives and a commercial strategy
  • Understand and document the competitive landscape and implement actions through Account Plan for strategically identified customers.
  • Drive proactivity and build a strong business potential - Maximize Vitality and secure strong pipeline and high conversion
  • Develop successful working relationship with (new and existing) clients, establish dsm-firmenich as key partner to obtain briefs for profitable business.


We bring

  • Expect an inspiring journey of fun, learning and be part of a transformational journey for Taste
  • To play a key role in our purpose to improve the quality of life of our workforce, our families, our local communities and society at large
  • To be part of a company shaping a strong legacy through breakthrough industrial innovations and technology
  • To be part of a winning team that challenges the status quo and has the hunger for success.


You bring

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Food Technology / Food Science/Commercial
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in sales and or business development within the food and beverage industry
  • 3 – 5 years working experience in product development in the food and beverage industry
  • In the absence of relevant qualifications, experience in the relevant field and at the relevant level will be considered
  • A proactive growth mindset and a can-do attitude
  • Entrepreneurial spirit





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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