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Sales Manager, Hair & Beauty Incubation-West Coast

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Syensqo is all about chemistry. We’re not just referring to chemical reactions here, but also to the magic that occurs when the brightest minds get to work together. This is where our true strength lies. In you. In your future colleagues and in all your differences. And of course, in your ideas to improve lives while preserving our planet’s beauty for the generations to come.

We are looking for:

  • Your mission is to implement Syensqo NovaCare HPC Hair & Skin Care strategies, by developing a business in the Beauty Ingredients market in North America, and identifying new account targets, with a heavy focus on the west coast.
  • The North America Sales Manager, Hair & Beauty Incubation will be responsible for the overall growth of key hair & skin care accounts. Based in North America, you will coordinate all communication and oversee all short-term projects and long-term strategic priorities for the accounts. You will manage an existing base & develop new business. This includes gathering business information, developing commercial tactical plans, and executing these plans to generate expanded growth for the company.
  • Critical to our Beauty Care business growth ambitions, the position is about developing the Hair & skin care segments by identifying and managing new customers, driving and supporting sales, and working directly with our distribution partners in North America.
  • You will work with the regional North America Business Development Manager and our Global Marketing organization to leverage our operational marketing initiatives to deliver new sales with profitable contribution margins.

We count on you for:

  • Identify, establish and grow new account targets, with a heavy focus on Indie brands on the west coast.
  • Directly manage and drive hair & beauty innovation opportunities across those accounts.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships through proactive communication and regular visits to discuss existing business & commercial opportunities in targeted applications.
  • Achieve KPI objectives according to global marketing & pricing strategy, as well as commercial guidelines.
  • Act as a key contact point for customers and educate them on products, applications, and trends.
  • Maintain and continuously improve knowledge about products, applications and markets in the industry.
  • Evaluate and propose innovative solutions for customer problems and coordinate with internal resources (R&I, etc.) when needed to meet customer requests/demands and ensure issues are resolved
  • Support Incubator Brands and distribution network as Sales Manager for Beauty Care (Hair & Skin Care).
  • Manage the development of opportunity pipe for Hair Care in NA. Grow Sales/ICM and deliver budget delivery targets.

You can count on us for:

  • Syensqo benefits from an established and recognized global position in hair care & skin cleansing solutions for Beauty Care applications and expanding its expertise to the hair & skin care ingredients market.
  • Syensqo is creating this new position to grow and manage incubator brands/key accounts on the West Coast, specifically for the hair & skin portfolio.
  • These categories of value-added ingredients are set to grow globally above Beauty Care market average, sustained by multiple demands for circular/renewable ingredients, performance and sensoriality.
  • You will have the opportunity to create and develop a new market segment in North America within a global organization.

You will bring:

  • Sales experience in the Beauty Care Space - selling Hair & Skin Care Innovations.
  • Experience with selling in Beauty Care products, and development of a 5-year strategic roadmap for growth.
  • Grow Sales/ICM and deliver budget delivery.
  • Act as a key contact point for customers and educate them on products, applications, and trends.
  • Achieve KPI objectives according to global marketing & pricing strategy, as well as commercial guidelines.
  • Design and update the Key Account Plan (KAP) as needed.
  • Maintain and continuously improve knowledge about products, applications, and markets in the industry
  • Scientific and technical background in chemistry, formulation, and consumer markets, with previous experience in the Hair & Skin Care market. Understanding of Hair & Skin science/hair & skin biological mechanisms.
  • Business/Sales background, with 5 years of sales or marketing experience in Beauty Care / Hair & Skin Care.
  • Hunter / entrepreneurial spirit, driven by the delivery of business results. Strong team player and ability to navigate complex organizations.
  • Strong communication skills, ability to create presentations, communicate marketing and technical information to a broad audience.

You will get:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • The U.S. base salary range reasonably expected to be paid for this position is $103,360 to $129,200 per year. Since actual compensation packages are based on a variety of factors unique to each candidate we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted base salary range. Total compensation for this role also includes bonus and/or other incentives.
  • 16, or more, weeks of maternity/paternity and co-parenting leave, according to local regulations
  • Training platform for all employees
  • Free language courses (24 languages available)
  • Free well-being sessions (physical and psychological)

Additional information:

  • Hybrid role.
  • Must be available and able to visit on-site labs.
  • West Coast location area preferred.

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