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Job Description

Our client, a prominent and well-regarded chemical distributor in Asia, is seeking a Business Development Manager to lead the expansion of their overseas business unit. If you're an individual with a strong commercial aptitude, well versed in upstream and downstream trade and possess the leadership capabilities required to establish and nurture an overseas sales team, this opportunity is for you.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop comprehensive marketing and promotion strategies for products as part of the company's global expansion plan. Execute these strategies gradually.
  • Manage all operational aspects of a specific product or region, taking full responsibility for meeting performance targets.
  • Gather, maintain, and report market data. Analyse and forecast market conditions for assigned products/regions to support the company's global business strategy and performance goals.
  • Maintain relationships with customers in target markets. Coordinate with suppliers and logistics partners, offering marketing services to overseas customers.
  • Establish and nurture a dedicated overseas sales team, providing them with professional support.
  • Minimally 2 years of experience in overseas trade along a strong network of upstream and downstream customers. Preferably from the chemical trade industry.
  • Proficiency in market analysis, competitive landscape assessment, and knowledge of key stakeholders such as core customers and suppliers.
  • Proficiency in marketing strategy development, customer relationship management, and a sound understanding of risk management in international business are required.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and commitment, the ability to thrive under pressure, and prior experience in team leadership