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Health, Technical Services & Business Development Specialist

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Alphaville, BR

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 408241 

Long Description


At Nutrition & Biosciences (now part of IFF), we boldly bring together science and creativity to create what the world needs. An industry leader in food, beverage, health, biosciences and sensorial experiences, we create essential solutions – from global icons to unexpected innovations and experiences. Equal parts outspoken and analytical, our international collective of thinkers partners with customers to bring scents, tastes, experiences, ingredients and solutions for products people crave. With over 110 manufacturing facilities, 100 R&D centers, and 33,000 customers across the world, we’re poised to make a difference on an unprecedented scale. Without our boundary-pushing passion and end-to-end expertise, the future wouldn’t be the same.
Health & Biosciences (formerly from DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences) is one of the four business divisions within IFF. Inspired by nature and distinguished by its world-class bioscience and microbiome capabilities, IFF’s Health & Biosciences (H&B) division is a leading innovation partner for customers across a broad range of consumer product, industrial and agricultural sectors. H&B works closely with our customers to enhance products – and their processes – to deliver safer, healthier and more sustainable solutions
We serve a large variety of end markets and our products can be found in thousands of products around the world. Our portfolio includes animal health solutions & feed enzymes, cultures for plant-based food, dairy cultures, dietary fibers, food enzymes, and enzymes and yeast for fuel ethanol. Our specific end-markets include home & personal care, animal nutrition, grain processing, microbial control, food and dietary supplements.


As one of the leaders in Health & Wellness, we harness the power of nature and bioscience to deliver a wide range of high-value Probiotics, Botanical Extracts, Specialty Ingredients, and Prebiotics to the Dietary Supplements and Functional Food production attending Pharmaceutical and Dietary Supplements industries. IFF has one of the broadest and largest biotechnologies, microbiome, and fermentation capabilities in the industry, with 1 out of 3 probiotic supplements launched globally containing IFF Probiotics.


Scope and Responsibilities


As a Regional Health Technical Specialist, you will provide technical support to the Health business in the region. The position is based in Brazil, reporting to the Regional Sales Leader and with close collaboration with our Global Technical, R&D, Marketing, and Sales Leaders.


Provide technical support for the development of Health portfolio for Dietary Supplements in Latin America, contributing to formulation design based on cost feasibility, stability studies, and project pipeline management, with a focus on Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, and Chile.

The sales contracts with customers may include specific services and technology that need to be managed. You are responsible for assuring that high-quality service support is delivered. You will be assigned specific tasks for specific customers. Customers may have multiple technical needs that are covered by multiple people.


You are responsible for reporting monthly progress to Sales Leader, Health Latin America and to retain important information using the Information Technology tools provided by the company (e.g. Customer Relationship Management reports and databases). At last but not least important you will be responsible for managing product trials, as well as organizing and participating in regional and global R&D projects as required.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Food Engineering or similar knowledge areas

  • Appreciated a Master degree

  • Fluency in English and Spanish is essential

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

  • Previous experience working within a diverse and global team

  • Technical experience in the Health & Wellness industry

  • Commercial and technical expertise to successfully position the value proposition of portfolio(s)

  • Determination and resilience to manage the challenges of a fast-growing, non-established business 

  • Ability to navigate organizational complexity, both internal and at the customers' organization



We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.


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