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Business Unit Director (Chemical - Food Ingredients)

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Our client is seeking a dynamic and experienced Business Unit Director (Chemical - Food Ingredients) to oversee their Food & Nutrition business line. This role offers an exciting opportunity to drive the business within the framework of the unit’s objectives, with profit responsibility.

Our client is seeking a dynamic and experienced Business Unit Director (Chemical - Food Ingredients) to oversee their Food & Nutrition business line. This role offers an exciting opportunity to drive the business within the framework of the unit’s objectives, with profit responsibility. The successful candidate will be responsible for commercial aspects including sales, marketing, business development, operations, and communications. This role requires a strong leader who can provide direction to staff, manage key principals, and execute strategies to achieve business growth objectives.

  • Oversee the Food & Nutrition business line with profit responsibility
  • Responsible for commercial aspects including sales, marketing, business development, operations, and communications
  • Provide leadership and direction to staff

What you'll do:

As a Business Unit Director (Chemical - Food Ingredients), you will play a pivotal role in driving our client's Food & Nutrition business line. You will be responsible for managing all commercial aspects of the business unit, including sales, marketing, business development, operations, and communications. Your leadership skills will be crucial in providing direction to staff and ensuring the overall performance of the unit. You will also lead all aspects of account management and new business development activities. Your ability to develop and implement segment-specific sales action plans will be key in achieving order, revenue, and margin projections.

  • Manage commercial aspects of the business unit including sales, marketing, business development, operations, and communications
  • Accountable for overall performance and day-to-day operations of the business unit
  • Lead all aspects of account management and new business development activities
  • Ensure profitability by achieving monthly sales targets & market share through direct selling
  • Develop and implement segment-specific sales actions plan for assigned markets
  • Act as primary point of contact between company and key customers
  • Work closely with Regional Business Development Director and Managing Director to develop product portfolio

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Business Unit Director (Chemical - Food Ingredients) role brings a wealth of experience in the Food & Nutrition industry. With a minimum of 10 years' experience in the sales of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, you are confident in leading technical discussions and solving problems. Your excellent communication skills enable you to effectively network and negotiate, while your strong understanding of technical functional applications ensures you can deliver on the job. Your leadership skills are second to none, inspiring and motivating your team to reach their potential.

  • Graduate of bachelor’s degree major in Food Technology/ Chemistry or any related course
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in the sales of specialty chemicals and food ingredients to the Food & Nutrition industry
  • Confident in leading technical discussions and problem-solving
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), organizational presentation skills and networking/ negotiating skills
  • Strong understanding of technical functional applications
  • Excellent leadership skills to inspire motivate and train a team
  • Willingness to travel
  • Based in Jakarta

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a global leader in the Food & Nutrition industry. They pride themselves on their commitment to innovation and excellence, providing high-quality products that meet the needs of their customers. Their inclusive and supportive culture encourages collaboration and growth, offering employees the opportunity to develop their skills and advance their careers. With a focus on sustainability and social responsibility, they are dedicated to making a positive impact on the environment and communities around them.

What's next:

Ready for an exciting career move? Don't miss this opportunity!

Apply today by clicking on the link!

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: CQIUFX-CDA05D82

Date posted: 14 June 2024

Consultant: Gerry Gerry

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