Regional Category Manager, Beverage
Singapore, Singapore
1d ago

About us

Symrise is a global supplier of fragrances, flavors, food, nutrition and cosmetic ingredients. Its clients include manufacturers of perfumes, cosmetics, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals and producers of nutritional supplements and pet food.

Its sales of approximately € 3.4 billion in the 2019 fiscal year make Symrise a leading global provider. Headquartered in Holzminden, Germany, the Group is represented by more than 100 locations in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the United States and Latin America.

Symrise works with its clients to develop new ideas and market-ready concepts for products that form an integral part of everyday life.

Economic success and corporate responsibility are inextricably linked as part of this process.

Symrise always inspiring more


Symrise is continuously embarking on an aggressive growth expansion in Asia Pacific and is looking for a Regional Category Manager who can help fulfil the priorities in growing our flavor business in Beverage.

In this exciting role, you will be responsible for developing Category strategy, driving initiatives and be the catalyst to ensure winning pipeline for sustainable long term business outcomes.

  • Develop the regional category strategy growth plan in line with the business objectives including revenue projections, profit targets and resource planning
  • Steer and drive major Innovation Growth Plan initiatives & Annual Operating Plan in collaboration with Project Management office, Technical, Marketing, SCI, R&T, Operations, Product Management and Sales
  • Engage with Marketing, Sensory & Consumer Insights and other functions to build-on & translate customer needs and market insights into business opportunities to lead Symrise and the customer to a unifying purpose.
  • Drive engagement across functions, countries & regions by working quickly, flexibly, and collaboratively
  • Creating efficiency at work with reduced lead time in bringing the initiatives to commercialization with adherence to timelines & quality expectations
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Marketing or its equivalent field
  • 10 years of relevant experience from Food and / or Flavor industry
  • Preferably with knowledge of related industry, market dynamics and key customers
  • Proven experience in managing and delivering in matrix structures from both strategic and analytical outlook
  • Self-driven, results oriented and is a strong team player
  • Is highly independent and able to work with limited supervision
  • Strong decode mindset highly curious and can connect the dots
  • Able to handle complex scenarios and manage competing priorities
  • Our offer

    We offer our employees excellent working conditions, creative freedom, training programs and an attractive compensation package.

    If you feel that you fit the above criteria, then please apply by using our online application system. Symrise highly values sustainability and aims at providing feedback to your application as fast as possible, therefore we kindly ask you to exclusively apply online.

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