One of the largest international flavour and fragrance houses requires the above to manage and grow the company’s customer base, whilst developing strategies and relationships with relevant agents.
Minimum requirements for the role :
Bachelor Degree in Chemistry or Cosmetics Science Diploma or Commercial Degree or related is essential.
Previous working experience within the Fragrance / Cosmetic Ingredient or related industry is essential.
Must have cosmetic manufacturing knowledge and understanding.
Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills are essential.
Must have commercial and marketing knowledge.
Must be computer literate with intermediate MS Office skills.
Ability to work within a matrix environment is essential.
The successful candidate will be responsible for :
Maintaining core listing and service levels with key clients.
Overseeing the full P&L, sales and marketing responsibilities for Sub-Saharan African and South African territories.
Establishing and implementing strategies to reach local sales and marketing targets.
Managing and controlling all related market activities.
Managing and controlling the costs centre.
Overseeing local promotion activities.
Aligning and controlling resource allocation.
Planning and implementing investments and headcounts.
Monitoring and observing local and regional regulations and laws.
Establishing and managing the regional team according to strategic needs.
Salary package, including benefits, are highly negotiable depending on experience gained.