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Business Development Manager

Cambridgeshire   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Our client is on a mission to revolutionise the global plastics industry by eliminating some of its most polluting components.

The business focuses on a natural alternative to plastic derived from plant-based proteins - a first of its kind in the industry.

Their mission is to replace the world's most polluting plastics, commonly used in everyday life using their next-generation material.

The Role:

As a Business Development Manager, you will play a pivotal role in driving forward our client's vision of a sustainable future. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Discovering innovative applications and markets for our client's groundbreaking materials, serving as eco-friendly alternatives to conventional polymers and petrochemicals.
  • Nurturing and strengthening relationships both within the organisation and externally to foster collaboration and growth.
  • Facilitating a seamless connection between the research and development teams and commercial priorities, ensuring that sustainable solutions reach the market effectively.

About You:

To excel in this role and contribute to our client's mission, you should possess the following qualifications and characteristics:

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in a science-related field, demonstrating your aptitude for understanding the intricacies of our materials.
  • Prior experience in Commercial/Product Management or Project Management roles, showcasing your ability to drive initiatives to success.
  • A background in the Chemical or Polymers industry, whether in a technical or commercial capacity, highlighting your expertise in the field.
  • A genuine passion for combating plastic pollution and promoting sustainability, aligning with our client's core values.

In return for your dedication and expertise, our client offers a comprehensive compensation package, including a competitive salary commensurate with your experience, flexible work hours to support your work-life balance, and the opportunity to become a stakeholder through share options.

Join us in our mission to reshape the future of plastics and contribute to a cleaner, more sustainable world. If you're ready to take on this exciting challenge and drive change within the industry, we encourage you to apply and be a part of our client's transformative journey.

You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7835
  • Posted: 4th September 2023
  • Expires: 2nd October 2023

Cranleigh Scientific

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