Global Specialist Executive Search & Career Development

Business Development Manager/s USA | 'Green' Solvents

Leading niche biochemical company

Flexible base USA, Americas

  • ChemExec℠ Ref No: CX000368 | Posted date: 18/01/2019

  • Seniority: Junior Management
  • Salary: circa $100K base
  • Package details: Bonus and benefits
  • Sector: Bio and Fine Chemicals
  • Closing date: 19/03/2019
  • Client Ref: 1000955
Company Overview

Our client is the largest producer at a global level of a key biochemical building block and its derivatives (bio-polyols, bio-plasticisers, bio-esters and bio-solvents) at commercial scale directly from biomass. The company has a unique set of proprietary technologies, international offices and manufacturing facilities in the USA.

Job Description

The company is now looking to appoint two people in the USA to develop this business. The first is a Senior Business Development Manager with pure commercial focus and the second a Technical Development Manager (business development but more focused on formulations and applications development).

These roles could be based anywhere in the US as would be home based with extensive travel.

Job Requirements

Candidates will be strong and experienced business developers, skilled at prospecting a market, developing relationships, arranging client trials and ultimately delivering strong, profitable sales growth of new products, replacing incumbent materials.

Ideal candidates will have experience selling solvents or related products to metal cleaning, industrial plant cleaning and institutional cleaning sectors or selling to formulators who then sell to these markets.

More broadly candidates from a wider part of the specialty chemicals sector experienced in successfully selling products based on green or environmental credentials may also be considered.