Sales Assistant Job at Givaudan

Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 4.4 billion in 2015. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 80 locations, the company has more than 9,500 employees worldwide.

Job Title:  Sales Assistant – Nigeria

Sales Assistant – Your future position
As a member of the Nigeria Office Team you will be responsible for secretarial and sales co ordination.

Sales Co ordination: 
You will be responsible for preparing monthly sales reports. You will update project information on CRM. You will phone clients on a weekly basis. You will confirm orders with Logistics Department. You will liaise on ensuring minimum stock levels are maintained. You will assist in planning and cordinating customer visits. You will process customer complaints forms and co ordinate. You will type price quotes and send to customers via email or fax. You will monitor customer and product price increases. Ensure that Finance are given a list of all products on which increases are required, their current price and quantities and any new wins where price increases are due. You will prepare innovation and customer presentations. You will action debit/credit notes when required.

Management of Sample Department: 
You will return finished products or samples to sales. You will request flavour samples from units for customer briefs. You will dispatch all samples together with required documentation. You will make copies of all sample sheets issued and file in customers file.

You will arrange accommodation, car and foreign exchange when required. You will from time to time relieve on switchboard. You will assist in inducton of new employees. You will complete attendance registers on a weekly basis. You will confirm orders with suppliers. You will ensure implementation of the safety system and ongoing adherence to all legislation relevant to Health and Safety. You will participate in flavour training and tasting sessions. You will ensure the smooth running of the department during Managers absence.

Are you someone who wants to gow and shape your own world? Who thrives in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come join us – and impact your world.

Your professional profile includes:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Minimum 2-5 years experience in sales and/or customer relations
  • Good communication skills
  • A thorough understanding of the company’s business and divisional objectives and customers priority
  • Good computer skills and accuracy
  • SAP knowledge
  • Ability to work under pressure

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply

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