Business Development Manager - Gut Health Solutions - Americas

Business & Market Development
Can be homebased, United States
Application due: June 28, 2017

For over 130 years, Perstorp has worked to improve the daily lives of millions of people around the world with innovative chemistry. Today we have an annual turnover of 11 billion SEK and have 1,500 employees worldwide, in Asia, Europe and North America. Our specialty chemicals make everything from cars to computers, from sails to shoes, lighter, stronger and safer. Every aspect of our corporate culture is infused with our core values of focused innovation, reliability and responsibility.

We now have a fantastic opportunity for a suitably experienced Business Development Manager from the feed, feed additive sector or animal health sector to join our Feed & Food Business unit.  The Business Development Manager role will play a central role in managing the gut health portfolio to further develop our gut health solution business. The role will report to the Portfolio Director gut health.

Key accountabilities include:
 
·          Manage and take responsibility for business development of the portfolio in feed mill and integrator accounts together with local partners
·          Taking care of technical training of Partners and Customers
·          Take part in scientific events and present Perstorp and its solutions at these events
·          Making and executing national strategic marketing plans to drive business forward
·          Establish good contacts with key opinion leaders in the market
·          Prospect management and follow up.
 
This is a role which demands a solid technical background in the industry combined with a passion for business and the commercial acument to identify growth opportunities. Additionally, you will need to be able to operate on a truly global basis and embrace the many culturally different approaches that exist within a global organization.
 
Your main focus market will be the USA with the possibility to extend this into Canada and Mexico.
 
What you will need:

We are looking for someone with an M.Sc in a relevant discipline (e.g. Agronomist, Nutritionist or Veterinarian), and preferably with a focus on Poultry.
You will have a demonstrable track record of achievements in developing business in a global organization. You love to work internationally and have the drive to travel at least 50% of your time. Ideally you will have at least 3-5 years experience from within the feed industry, or certainly a related sector. Fluency in English, both orally and written, is essential. Spanish language skills would be a clear advantage.
 
For more information please contact: Geert Wielsma, Portfolio Manager Gut Health, phone +31 652023439.

Send your application by June 28 at the latest.

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