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HEAD OF SALES - Cosmetics Division - USA, Home Office

Your main Accountabilities

Reporting to the Vice-President Cosmetics, you will be responsible for customer sales and technical consultancy in the Cosmetics field within the appointed territories. You will work independently from your home office ideally located in the East Coast or from our RAHN USA Corporate Office in IL, drawing upon technical and commercial support from a dedicated team of professionals in our Zurich HQ.
• Responsible for the overall management of the sales activity and the Cosmetics team in USA
• Business expansion in line with the defined budget and strategy
• Create and build up new customer relationships and new customer projects

Your profile

• A scientific background, ideally with a strong technical experience. Knowledge of personal care raw materials and active ingredients would be an asset
• A minimum of 10 years' experience in a similar role ideally with ingredient companies mainly in the field of personal care. Master Degree in Chemistry, bio Chemistry or Business would be preferable
• Successful account management and new business development expertise, ideally within the Cosmetics industry or a comparable technical environment
• Experienced in managing a small group of sales people. Willing to work in a team and as a team
• Excellent customer-facing negotiation skills, with the flair needed to think in terms of “solutions”
• High flexibility and willingness to travel nationally but also internationally
• A customer oriented team player, with prioritising skills, open minded and cooperative
• Experience in SAP and Microsoft Office Programs preferable

Our offer

• An exciting challenge in a multi-cultural team with a high degree of independence and responsibility
• Adequate salary package in an international and entrepreneurial environment
• Opportunities of personal advancement over time and continued education possibilities

We look forward to receive your application per eMail.

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