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Head of Commercial - Chemicals - Norwich - c£70-80k

Norfolk   •  £65000 - £70000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Car + Company Benefits   •  Permanent, Full time

Head of Commercial - Chemical Manufacturing - Norwich - £70k Basic + 20% Bonus + Car + Company Benefits
We require a Head of Commercial to join a leading chemical manufacturing Company with over 50 years of chemical manufacturing heritage and an established reputation for excellence. The Head of Commercial will report to the Site Director, and will be responsible for developing, leading and implementing an innovative, growth focussed commercial strategy for the business to identify commercial opportunities to grow revenue and market share. You will also be a member of the Senior Management Team and will be fully engaged in the overall strategy and resource management plans, to deliver world class manufacturing capability to ensure the success of this Upper Tier COMAH site.
Head of Commercial responsibilities include:
*Understand the value drivers of the business and identify profitable commercial opportunities
*Develop and maintain an excellent understanding of key customers/target audience to ensure their needs are met, business retained and new customers acquired and to carry out reviews to develop future improvements
*Review existing products, services and undertake market research and analysis to produce business plans and recommendations
*Lead new product or service development from innovation to successful implementation
*Review and assess potential to develop strategic partnerships with sector specialists/key stakeholders
*Assess business risks of any new commercial opportunities
*Collate and analyse business data ensuring all commercial activities meet or improve key performance indicators
*Lead the introduction of new technologies across commercial areas of the business

*You will be degree educated with a high level of knowledge within the chemical industry or related markets and an understanding of current legislation and compliance along with skills/experience gained within a similar position at a similar level.
*Outstanding communication skills will be necessary, expert negotiating, influencing and strong decision-making skills alongside a result driven approach will be required to maximise the commercial performance of the Company.
*Previous experience of building effective customer relationships is required with demonstrable potential for people leadership.
*Salary £65-70k Basic + 22.5% Bonus + £8k Car Allowance + 25 Days Holiday + Company Benefits

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  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Posted: 12th February 2018
  • Expires: 12th March 2018
  • Reference: BBBH5231