Taste & Wellbeing Technical Manager (Functional & Nutritional Ingredients) for SAMEA Job in Dubai, UAE at Givaudan Suisse SA (Dubai Branch)

A Technical Manager with the global leader in the creation of Taste & Wellbeing and Fragrance & Beauty, and a key member of our Taste & Wellbeing Regional Frontline Technical Innovation team to enhance our positioning in the niche Functional & Nutritional Ingredients space with key Customers in the SAMEA region, while being based in Dubai – Your future position? 

Are you aiming to become a strategic partner to food and beverage companies? Co-develop consumer-preferred solutions offering natural and nutritional ingredients, and provide superior customer experience through new product development & application? Then read further!

 We are currently looking to expand our Taste & Wellbeing Regional Frontline Technical Innovation team and have opened a new and exciting role for a ‘Technical Manager – Functional & Nutritional Ingredients’ to focus on some of the vibrant markets in South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa (SAMEA) region. The role will be based in our Dubai office in the United Arab Emirates and will report to the Taste & Wellbeing Head of the Frontline Technical team for SAMEA.

 As the Technical Manager, you will be an individual contributor and support profitable business growth by creating and delivering best in class technologies and products in the Functional & Nutritional Ingredients (F&NI) space in SAMEA. This exciting role offers an international and dynamic work environment with a broad range of responsibilities, high visibility, and the opportunity to contribute and to further grow with our organisation!

 You will work for a company that touches billions of consumers more than a hundred times a day. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, Givaudan has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. Our passion is to collaborate with customers and partners to develop game-changing innovations in the food & beverage, fragrance and beauty industries. We have a culture that works to inspire, challenge and capture the heart and soul of consumers and customers. Our customers in the SAMEA region have local, regional, and international profiles, bringing diversity and curiosity to your daily job.

 Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to exceed customer needs, can deliver value, are skilled at fostering excellent relationships, have a strong passion for food technology, and have a highly discerning palate!

In this exciting role, you will be responsible for: 

  • Technical leadership for the Functional & Nutritional Ingredients (F&NI) segment for the SAMEA region, helping the countries in the region provide superior customer experience through new product development & applications and ensuring business growth.
  • Develop functional expertise and knowledge and drive segment knowledge sharing within SAMEA through appropriate communication platforms, training, and governance.
  • Support the commercialisation of complex solutions for the regions and collaborate with the other Taste & Wellbeing offerings and segments. 
  • Be the critical point of contact between the F&NI operations and Sales teams to ensure smooth workflows. 
  • Develop a close relationship with customers at different levels, engaging on critical and complex projects. 
  • Responsible for assisting the local technical teams across the SAMEA region with resource allocation and prioritisation, ensuring the right resources are available to handle the F&NI customer briefs.

About Company

Company: Givaudan Suisse SA (Dubai Branch)

Company Location:  Dubai, UAE

Job Category: FMCG; Food & Beverage Production; Chemicals Manufacture

About Givaudan Suisse SA (Dubai Branch)