Student Business Assistant

Date: Nov 17, 2023

Location: Lyngby, DK

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 492123 

Job Description


Would you like to be part of an industry-leading Global Key Account team?
Are you seeking a dynamic career opportunity that allows you to contribute to a global team driving significant achievements for the organization? If so, we have an exciting opening for a Student Business Assistant to join our industry-leading Global Key Account Team at IFF in our Lyngby Office in Copenhagen for approx. 15-20h per week. As a global leader in value-added ingredients, we provide innovative solutions for the food and beverage, home and personal care, and health and wellness markets. Guided by our purpose of applying science and creativity for a better world, we are world-class innovators with expertise in taste, texture, scent, nutrition, enzymes, cultures, plant-based proteins, and probiotics.


About the Position
As a Business Assistant in our Nourish division, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the continued growth of IFF by driving revenue, supporting the deployment of global strategies, and serving as a trusted business partner to one of our largest customers. You will assist in executing the regional strategy to increase profitable sales and support the overall business objectives of the corporation. Additionally, you will provide support to the Global Business Development Manager in preparing for annual global negotiations, as well as conducting strategy and market analyses.

Job Requirements

To succeed in this role, you should possess project management skills and demonstrate the drive to acquire commercial experience, supporting strategic initiatives for the Global Key Account Team.


  • The ideal candidate will be pursuing a BSc or MSc degree, preferably in Food Science/Engineering, Chemistry, Business/Economics, or a related technical field.
  • You should possess strong business acumen and work in a systematic, structured, and analytical manner.
  • Motivation to navigate between numerous internal stakeholders in an international organization is also essential.


In this role, you will have the opportunity to actively support multiple high-visibility global negotiations, work according to best practices in project management, track contract deliverables, gather feedback, make recommendations, and prepare status reports for management and internal stakeholders. Additionally, you will provide support and motivation to cross-functional project teams and proactively identify areas of challenge. To succeed and grow in this role, we will assist you in developing your organizational skills and capabilities in structuring project plans. You will have ample opportunities to enhance your communication skills at all levels and demonstrate your proactive nature. As an analytical person, you will thrive in understanding the interconnectedness of various components.

If you are up for the challenge, we look forward to receiving your application and if you have any questions regarding the role, please don't hesitate to contact Tomasz Felpel directly at

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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