Eleven Recruitment has been successfully bringing together clients and candidates in the chemicals industry since 1999. We have a strong track record of sourcing mid and senior level talent, with specialist knowledge and experience for varied and often challenging assignments.
We believe in a true partnership with our clients, meaning we are able to provide the same level of service on permanent, contract and volume campaigns.
Typical industries within the “Chemicals” banner include:
Typical disciplines covered within these industries include:
Commerical and Operations (Sales, Business Development, Logistics, Regulatory)
Technical (Scientific, Engineering, Manufacturing)
Office (HR, Procurement, Finance)
Eleven Recruitment is also a member of, and works closely with, the UK Lubricants Association (UKLA) to promote careers in the industry and help attract a new generation of tribology professionals.
Contact our specialist consultants to discuss your needs.
Global key account manager (GKAM)
General manager / Managing director
Technical product manager
Regional business manager
Senior chemical compliance manager
General manager / managing director
Portfolio strategy manager
Supply chain manager
Global marketing manager
Head of sales
Strategic marketing manager
Senior formulation chemist
Portfolio strategy manager
Technical sales manager - chemicals
Raw materials technical support manager
International sales manager
Project lead engine oils
Business Development & Key Account Manager (Chemicals)
£55K and £65K
We are looking for an experienced and professional account manager who is also comfortable with business development and has a strong background in chemicals. Reporting into the European Director for Business Development, this role is home-based but will require UK travel with potential for some international travel in the future. The Business Development Manager will manage existing key accounts (predominantly multi-national chemicals companies) as well as identifying opportunities to work with new clients in the sector. A competitive package is available to the successful candidate with a basic salary of between £55K and £65K depending on experience, company care, healthcare, pension and opportunity to earn a generous performance related bonus Key attributes required: A chemical/scientific background (ideally you will be degree level qualified in Chemistry or relevant field) Relevant sales experience in the chemicals sector Proven account management and business development skills with an appetite to drive new business and drive growth of existing portfolio Excellent written and verbal communication skills An organised and methodical approach Business acumen, high level understanding of supply chain, logistics, market trends and analysis, pricing, forecasting, working to and setting KPIs A valid UK driving license You will be expected to: Develop and grow the current customer base as well as develop new client relationships – delivering increased volume and margin against realistic and challenging targets Maintain and build contacts within the industry and use important reference data to understand market trends and competitor activity – Be an expert in your field Prepare accurate monthly sales reports including P&L and KPI performance for own portfolio Contribute to the company strategy and product development in line with client demand and industry trends This is an opportunity to join a global and environmentally focused company who offer a positive and rewarding culture where employees are valued – This is demonstrated by an excellent track record of staff retention and promotion within the company . If this sounds like you and you would like to know more about the role, contact Lucinda Eyre on firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel. 07854 576318 Note – You must currently be living in the UK with permanent residency and rights to work in the UK to apply for this role