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Business Developer DACH and BeNeLux - Personal Care


Are you an energetic professional and do you have a proven track record as an Business Developer who is able to identify business growth opportunities? Please do not hesitate to apply for this vacancy.

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 team members who bring ideas forward, champion others and work together to do better. Does that sound like you? 


About the job

As Business Developer you will deliver the short- and long-term sales and profitability targets for Personal Care and markets in the assigned territory that are in line with annual budgets and strategic growth plans. You will manage the direct contact with customers and distributors in the field, representing Nouryon in a professional manner. This role contributes to the realization of the Personal Care strategy in the DACH/BeNeLux market, as well as targeted customers and distributors.

In your future role as Business Developer you will

  • Assess and understand the market needs, development, trends. To include changes in the customer base, competition, Personal Care applications, solutions, and products in the market
  • Develop, maintain, manage, and ensure realization of sales for the assigned accounts.
  • Identify, assess, and develop potential new accounts.
  • Achieve annual sales results and business growth versus an annual plan from the established customer base and identified new accounts.
  • Define opportunities for new business as part of detailed account planning and sales forecasting.
  • Establish and build senior-level relationships with key decision makers and buyers.
  • Understand and assess customers’ needs, business objectives, strategies and build compelling customer value propositions representing our portfolio and offering.
  • Serve as a lead contracts negotiator on commercial terms.
  • Serve as the central resource for communications with the customer on new product developments in the Nouryon portfolio.

We believe you bring

  • A Bachelor or Master’s Chemistry, Engineering, Biology and/or BBA/MBA
  • At least 5 years working experience in a similar sales role within manufacturing
  • Fluency in English and German, both verbal and in writing (Dutch would be a +).
  • Experience in the chemical industry is preferred
  • Very strong experience in networking and interpersonal skills with internal and external customers

Great if you have

  • Experience within the Personal care industry

We believe you are

  • An ambitious self-starter with a proactive attitude to add value to our organization
  • An energetic and enthusiastic person with a strong drive to create “new” business

We offer you

You will have the chance to work with various stakeholders across all levels of the organization. The regional sales team is striving to be better every day and are always willing to help whenever necessary. Our employment package comprises:

  • A permanent contract with a probationary period of 6 months.
  • A competitive salary.
  • 30 vacation days
  • Excellent pension scheme.
  • Good growth and training opportunities.

Good to know

This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, based in Germany or The Netherlands with a travel component of around 30/50%.  


Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit: nouryon.com/careers/how-we-hire/  


We look forward to receiving your application! 

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. 


Visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn.  



For additional information about the vacancy please contact Kevin Prins Talent Acquisition Partner via kevin.prins@nouryon.com


#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. 

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Closing date
28 Jun 2024
Vacancy number
HOME workers
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Job area
Sales and Marketing
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Full time/part time
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