Função: Pesquisa

Tipo de Emprego: Tempo Integral

Localização: Gauteng

País: South Africa

Key job accountabilities:


Develop fragrances for pre-development and development projects for Sub-Saharan Africa.

·         Adopt a forward-looking approach to the development of fragrance collections for the region main categories being Hair, Body care and Deodorants

·         Develop brand fragrances through assigned projects,

·         Maintain ongoing awareness of markets/trends/competition and conduct olfactory analyses

·         Update new natural and synthetic ingredients

·         Provide business intelligence

·         Work closely with laboratories and purchasing to create authentic fragrances and provide the best value for money

·         Develop regional network of suppliers within the ore list validated at métier level

·         Provide marketing with a better awareness of olfactory issues



Technical & Professional competencies required:


·         Olfactive expertise= ability to unfold and analyze a note from a concentrate, using the L’Oreal wording and mapping tools

·         Olfactive expertise within finished good (fragrance analysis) + ability to detect incompatibility or stability issues generating bad odors to support to formulation lab

·         Project management: ability to track several projects in parallel, ensure the flow of different steps as well as related timing



Education, Knowledge & Experience


·         Master degree with minimum 5 years of experience in cosmetic / fragrance industry

·         Knowledge of the personal care market in South Africa, and ideally in the Sub-Saharan region globally.

·         Formulation / chemistry experience would be beneficial

·         Hands-on attitude and entrepreneurial spirit would be a must for this role

·         Good communications skills (extensive engagement with internal and external suppliers)