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Sales & Business Development Manager

At Nouryon, our global team of Changemakers takes positive action every day, to reach higher collectively and individually. We create innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers to answer society’s needs – today and in the future.  



  • We are looking for Sales & Business Development Manager

who to join our team of Changemakers. Does that sound like you? 



About the job


  • The Account Manager is responsible for maintenance of current customer relationships and developing business opportunities for Renewable Fibers business in Asia, mainly in China. The account manager shall run complete sales process from offering to contract, in close cooperation with regional sales manager APAC and Global Marketing.


  • Together with the Regional Sales Manager APAC, identifying key growth drivers in order to find new customers for Renewable Fibers. This job will also include finding new opportunities in the markets together with R&D and Marketing and convert into new business.


  • The Account Manager shall also work as in internal coordinator to communicate with customer service team, logistic team, R&D team, PSRA team, Global Marketing and external service supplier (if any) to ensure that our product meets all the policy and regulation requirements in APAC region and to balance customer requests.


  • Market intelligence is an important part in this job to support marketing and business strategy. The Account Manager is responsible for research of market dynamics for Renewable Fibers, in order to support growth strategy. The Account Manager will keep analysis of market trends, competition, dynamics and market shares up to date, report it back periodically. Closely cooperate with Regional Sales Manager on pricing and volume allocation to customers within the region.




In your future role as “ Sales & Business Development Manager” you will


  • Manage existing accounts in Asia, particularly China and India market. Maintain business with existing customers through frequent commercial interactions including customer visits and industrial trade events. Deliver the P&L budget target and growth initiatives.
  • Develop new business opportunities in Asia market, with a focus on new application either directly or via distribution channels.
  • Responsible to update the demand forecast tools and customer relationship management (CRM) of the customers.
  • Communicate with logistic team, R&D team, PSRA team and external service supplier (if any) to ensure that our product meets all the policy and regulation requirements in APAC region to satisfy the customer requirements.
  • Closely monitor market movement about Renewable Fibers, including relative industrial regulation & capacity change, supply/demand analysis, new applications development, and the Import & Export trade data.
  • Conduct market investigations Renewable Fibers in Asia to deliver reports about competitiveness analysis, communicate with external third parties, consulting companies and data suppliers for specific project/application study.
  • Participate exhibitions and conferences for info collection, including new application development and seeking potential customers and business partner.
  • Achieve the annual sales & profit target and company business goal.


We believe you bring


  • Minimum Bachelor degree, (major in business or Chemical related subject but not restricted)
  • Minimum 3 years of sales and business development working experience but not restricted.
  • Experience with market research and new business development.
  • Knowledge about international trading, customer service and logistic flow is mandatory.
  • Fluent in Chinese and English (both written and spoken), knowledge of other Asian language is a plus.
  • Accept traveling internationally and flexible working hour (out of official working hour).



Great if you have

  • Good Microsoft Office skills particularly Power Point, Excel and experience with SAP system, Power BI; CRM and Arkieva.
  • Team player and good communication skills.
  • High customer focus, self-disciplined; independent and able to work without much guidance. 



About Nouryon


We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today. 


If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment. 



#WeAreNouryon #Changemakers 


We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or staffing companies. 



Vacancy data
Closing date
31 Oct 2024
Vacancy number
HOME workers
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Sales and Marketing
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Full time/part time
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