Director Strategy and Business & Market Intelligence

Fulltime, Specialty Chemicals Strategy

North Holland, Netherlands Apply Now Apply until: 14 Apr 2019


About Corporate Strategy
Nouryon’s Corporate Strategy Department is responsible for the development of the overall strategy of Nouryon, including coordination of the BU strategies. The team of 5 is highly experienced and motivated and works closely with approximately 25 BU specialists across the globe, and is led from our Amsterdam headquarters.
Within the department, Business & Market Intelligence (BMI) is playing an important role in the strategy work by providing the crucial market and business information and intelligence with macro-economic outlook, global competition and market studies, trends and forecast analyses, financial peer - and other competitive analyses, companies profiles and analyses for M&A activities, and participating in relevant projects.
Currently, at our company’s head office at the Amsterdam Zuidas we are looking for a Director Strategy and Business & Market Intelligence team.
Your responsibilities
Main responsibilities in this role are to drive, manage and secure the creation of market research, competitor studies and financial analysis for peer companies to understand the industry trends and developments. You will, with your team analyze, develop and transform gathered information into insights to deliver correct, timely and complete reports to support strategy, M&A and company decision making. You will often be working directly with  board members and their direct reports. With the business intelligence network (approx. 25 people) in different businesses you will have a coordinating role to make sure optimal use and effective knowledge sharing across the business and alignment in strategy and analysis processes.

Vacancy data
Closing date
14 Apr 2019
Vacancy number
North Holland
Business unit
Specialty Chemicals Strategy
Job characteristics
Job family
Corporate Strategy
Hierarchy level
Full time/part time
Contract type
Onbepaalde tijd

Job Requirements

What experience, knowledge and competencies do you bring along?
Are you the proactive and ambitious person with solid business experience and strategic insight we are looking for? Do you have an MBA and a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry? Do you bring a minimum of 10 years solid business experience in Sales & Marketing, Business development and/or Business Management at Nouryon? Do you have broad understanding of market economics and (petro)chemical industry? If so, we welcome your application.
No need to say that you have excellent coordination capabilities, are highly trustworthy to work with confidential information, communicate easily and effectively with different management layers in and outside the company, have the ability to influence internal and external parties and have good Project Management skills.
Corporate Strategy is an ideal platform for you to boost your career and get a huge exposure to the top executive leadership of the company. In this role you will be working on high-impact, challenging projects directly with senior management. You report directly to the Strategy Director. You will be joining an international organization that is committed to your personal and professional development and an environment where you can develop your skills, capabilities and broaden your experiences.
What can Nouryon offer you?
If you share our values and ambitions, we offer a fascinating international environment that rewards your skills and enthusiasm. Our employment package comprises a competitive salary and an attractive bonus scheme. Training opportunities and internal networks enable valuable personal and professional development. And through challenging projects you will help us become first choice for our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.
Application details
For further information on the recruitment process, please contact Rob Sanders Talent Resourcing Partner, on +31 (0)88 969 2353/+31 (0)6 1105 1707.

If you have questions on the role, please contact Peter Gommers, Director Strategy Nouryon on +31 (0)88 969 7507.
We welcome your online application via our website. Please use the 'apply button on this page.
A pre-employment screening may form part of the selection process.
We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.


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About Nouryon

Wij zijn wereldwijd marktleider op het gebied van essentiële chemie. Ondernemingen over de hele wereld vertrouwen op onze essentiële chemie voor de productie van dagelijkse producten als papier, kunststoffen, bouwmaterialen, levensmiddelen, farmaceutica en persoonlijke verzorgingsproducten. Door voort te bouwen op onze bijna 400-jarige geschiedenis en door de toewijding van onze 10.000 medewerkers en ons gezamenlijke inzet voor bedrijfsgroei, sterke financiële positie, veiligheid, duurzaamheid en innovatie, is een bedrijf van wereldklasse ontstaan en hebben we nauwe samenwerkingen met onze klanten opgebouwd. We zijn actief in meer dan 80 landen over de hele wereld. Ons portfolio omvat toonaangevende merken als Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox en Berol.

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