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New Business Development Manager

  • Posted: 2/12/2019
  • Ref No: NGS2000177
  • Permanent
  • Australia - NSW
  • Global Chemical & Energy Market
  • Long Established Global Trading Firm
  • Impressive Corporate environment with stunning views

A very impressive opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager with commodity knowledge & experience in chemicals and energy to join this long established global trading house.  Reporting directly to the department manager and working closely with senior management you will be an integral member of a highly experienced, focused and professional team.  This role is a newly created position and the core responsibilities will be the identification of strategic development of new business opportunities and conversion of long term sustainable business within defined market segments.

 Primary responsibilities include:

  • Manage nominated business line performance objectives and contribute to the growth of the company
  • Exhibit strong business development fundamentals and business risk management control
  • Initiate new trading based business development pipeline of opportunities and business case preparation
  • Investigate investment business opportunities to commercialisation stage and integration into departmental P&L
  • Preparation of monthly KPI reporting
  • OHS / EHS Management with contractors and stakeholders
  • Achieve performance plan targets as agreed
  • Business solution provider growth in all related businesses focusing on Energy/Coal and Chemical market segments with a specific focus on business development and the implementation of new business lines within the company
  • Financial analysis and reporting of specific business line performance indices
  • Provide advice into improving core business products services, changes in commercial policies to ensure optimum profitability for the company
  • The development and management of all related contractual commercial/logistical arrangements.

 To be considered applicants must possess:

  • University graduate level, Business & Technical qualifications / background
  • Commercial Marketing and Operational experience in the Petroleum, Chemicals, Energy and downstream Coal technology industries
  • Well-developed network of senior management and strategic business decision makers in these industries, along with professional services/investment/commodity firms
  • The ability to demonstrate tactical & strategic skills
  • Operational management
  • Ability to adhere to compliance policies
  • Ability to manage and maintain close relationships with senior management and other business units within the organisation, Suppliers, Investment Firms, Manufacturers, Logisitics service providers, Technical and Professional service providers, Various Industry associations & Government agencies
  • Driven, assertive, enthusiastic and highly proactive within new business development

To be considered applicants ideally possess:

  • Minimum of 5 years in business, marketing, or trading associated with the chemical / energy industry
  • Strong understanding of the customer, market dynamics and requirements
  • Strong, astute commercial and business acumen
  • Ability to contribute into a high performing team structure
  • Business development experience with direct S.E Asian exposure
  • Stakeholder Management
  • P&L responsibility

To express your interest in this role, please submit a resume through this link or by email to but please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

After noticing a gap in the market for international trade and supply chain recruitment in 1990, Pace Appointments Pty Ltd has since been dedicated in delivering optimal employment solutions for supply chain clients and candidates. We have cultivated strategic partnerships with client and candidate alike, across a varied range of industries, to identify their strategic growth plans. To have a confidential conversation with one of our consultants please call us on 02 8377 9533 to find out how we can help you.


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