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General Manager (Essential Chemicals)

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a seasoned professional to take on the role of General Manager (Essential Chemicals) in the essential chemicals sector for a multinational chemical distribution company.

This role is perfect for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and has a knack for driving top-line growth. The successful candidate will be responsible for defining sales strategies, managing internal and external account manager teams, and fostering strong relationships with key business partners and customers. This role offers the chance to contribute to product development projects and optimise margins through strategic pricing.

  • Drive top-line growth in the essential chemicals sector
  • Define sales strategies and manage account manager teams
  • Foster strong relationships with key business partners and customers

What you'll do:

As the General Manager for Essential Chemicals, you will play a pivotal role in driving growth within your assigned country or industry. You will define the sales strategy, manage both internal and external account manager teams, and take responsibility for business development. Your ability to maintain and strengthen relationships with key business partners and customers will be crucial in developing new business opportunities that align with our overall business plan and strategies. Your contribution to product development projects will be invaluable, as will your ability to optimise margins through strategic pricing.

  • Define and implement sales strategy and guidelines for Indonesia
  • Ensure optimal assignment of customers amongst sales teams
  • Set sales targets, budgets, and allocate resources
  • Monitor and review sales performance regularly with the team to ensure sales & profit targets are met
  • Manage assigned inside sales teams and external sales teams
  • Partner with business development, customer service, and product management to share best practices
  • Contribute to product development projects
  • Optimise margins by reviewing, guiding, and optimising pricing

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this General Manager (Essential Chemicals) position brings a wealth of experience from the chemical or chemical distribution sector. With at least 15 years of professional experience in Sales, you have developed an excellent understanding of the Indonesian market. Your fluency in English, coupled with your strong interpersonal and communication skills, enables you to build robust relationships with key stakeholders. Your proven analytical and organising skills allow you to effectively implement strategies that drive growth. Comfortable working collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, you have a strong ability to lead multiple projects independently.

  • Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering is prefered
  • Minimum 15 years of professional experience in Sales within chemical or chemical distribution sector
  • Experienced in leadership positions managing a diversity of functions
  • Good knowledge of product / market knowledge within Indonesia
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven analytical and organising skills combined with ability to implement
  • Comfortable working collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong ability in leading multiple projects independently

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a global leader in the essential chemicals sector. They are renowned for their commitment to innovation and excellence, and they offer a dynamic and inclusive work environment where every team member is valued. Their focus on sustainable practices and responsible business makes them an employer of choice within the industry. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company that truly values its employees and offers numerous opportunities for professional growth and development.

What's next:

Ready to take your career to the next level? Don't miss this exciting General Manager (Essential Chemicals) opportunity!

Apply today by clicking on the link. We can't wait to hear from you!

Due to the high volume of applications we are experiencing, our team will only be in touch with you if your application is shortlisted.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Sales

Focus: Business Development

Industry: FMCG

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Director

Location: Jakarta

Job Reference: WJLK1I-CDD876E0

Date posted: 04 June 2024

Consultant: Gerry Gerry

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