IFF

Scent Design Manager

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Requisition ID : 497065

Job Description

Are you inspired to contribute your expertise to a global leading Flavors & Fragrances organization? Are you passionate in exploring Fragrance creation and developing the Fragrances of tomorrow?

Pioneering sensorial experiences that move the world for more than 130 years, IFF create sense sparking offerings with more than 90,000 products serving over 33,000 customers across 162 countries. With 13,000 employees globally, we are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday.

At IFF we design the winning fragrance solutions that catch us unaware and transport us to places long-forgotten. IFF is seeking a motivated and results driven individual to join IFF's NYC Creative Center as a Scent Design Manager. Come join the Creative Leadership force and empowered people at IFF!

Your Focus

As a Scent Design Manager you will be responsible for defining and executing Product development and Innovation strategies that lead to consumer relevant fragrance solutions that win in the market place.

Consumer intelligence is the key source used to respond to external and internal product and process development opportunities. You will collaborate across functions from all level to contribute creatively to the development and introduction of new fragrance themes, fragrance technologies, consumer solutions ideas and new development processes.

As a Scent Design Manager you will manage the project resources to meet deadlines and investment parameters.

What You Will Contribute

  • Innovation
  • Ideation - Stimulate the participation of the IFF community in finding new consumer solutions and development processes
  • CI strategy - Define what to learn from consumers to gain competitive advantage and build a value proposition
  • Develop and implement innovation strategies that bring competitive product solutions to win business and position IFF as the innovation leader
  • Connect market, customer and consumer needs to identify and trigger business opportunities and provide recommendations that drive business results
  • Following the category strategy write precise briefings to R&D

Job Requirements

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Chemistry, Consumer Studies, Product Research, Chemical or any other relevant discipline.
  • Ability to effectively identify potential fragrances based on market relevance.
  • Manage the execution of the Olfactive strategy by providing creative direction and (Olfactive) guidance to Perfumers in order to stimulate creativity.
  • Solid understanding of functional and technical capabilities, including knowledge of the consumers and different markets.
  • Excellent influencing skills with all levels within the organization.
  • Strong project management skills, disciplined and process oriented.
  • Open minded - willing to embrace diversity, strong agility.
  • Ability to deliver in a fast pace environment and deal with pressure.
  • Curious approach - enjoy difficult challenges.
  • Creates compelling communication to teams / stakeholders to drive strategy.
  • Builds effective teams, including recruiting / hiring, developing and retaining talents.
  • Team player; ability to motivates others to achieve results and execute effectively.
  • Other language proficiency is a plus on top of fluency in the command of English language.

Preferred

  • Master's Degree in Perfumery, Flavors, Consumer Science, Chemical or any other relevant discipline

Required Experience

  • Minimum 5 years working experience in the industry in an International environment
  • Excellent Olfactive communication skills which supports the overall creative process – discriminate, describe (association) and odor memory
  • Team leading or management experience
  • Selected candidates are required to complete an Olfactive assessment

Preferred

  • Mobility - ability to live and travel across global location

Compensation ($117,000 - $130,00) is based on a variety of factors including but not limited to work experience, skills, certifications, and location.

At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more…

We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.

Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more.

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