Business Development Manager - Polymers & Materials

Location West Yorkshire
Discipline: Polymers
Job type: Contract
Salary: ££55k - 85k per year
Contact name: Liam Connerton

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Published: 2 months ago

Science Solutions are looking to recruit a Business Development Manager for a global leader in a polymers & materials R&D organisation based in West Yorkshire.

To be considered for this role as a Business Development Manager you must have a strong mixture of both technical and commercial acumen in the materials science industry. You must also have previous experience in a Business Development role.

As a Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for liaising with multifunctional teams in order to identify new areas and market trends to help strategically grow the business on both a technical and commercial aspect.

Role requirements:

  • Educated to a bachelor’s level at an absolute minimum in Chemistry, Materials Science, Polymer Engineering or a similar subject. PhD preferred.
  • Significant industry experience, ideally 5+ years in a similar role.
  • Sound technical knowledge of functional chemistry, formulation and polymer engineering.
  • Proven track record of identifying and securing new business opportunities.
  • Must be willing to travel outside the UK as and when required.

Role responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute BD strategies to achieve overall company growth and profit maximisation.
  • Identifying, researching and contacting potential clients, markets and industry trends.
  • Liaise with other cross functional teams within the business.
  • Regularly collaborate with the marketing manager in order to develop targeted marketing materials and campaigns that support business development.
  • Represent the organisation at industry events, conferences and exhibitions, occasional travel outside the UK required.

If you feel like you have the relevant experience, please get in touch to find out more and apply.