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Ref: DK-PC-66489

Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager – Chemicals
Location – UK & Europe (Home Based)
Salary – €90,000 – €110,000


Mackenzie Stuart is representing an established and constantly expanding Chemical Distributor, in their search for a Business Development Manager to join their Personal Care team. Our client is currently serving a number of industries, but is aiming to broaden the client base of their Personal Care Business Unit. Therefore they are looking for a proactive salesperson, with excellent connections, who can spearhead this growth.



  • Develop new business with current accounts, as well as identifying new business opportunities, to grow the Personal Care client portfolio.
  • Maintain regular contact with customers to identify their needs and ensure these are met.
  • Create an aggressive and strategic business strategy for the European sales team to follow.
  • Call on previously established connections within the industry and attend trade shows and seminars to broaden company network.
  • Report sales forecasts and market insights back to the European HQ.
  • Manage 2 direct reports in the sales team.
  • This position occasionally requires travel to the US office to work with the Global BDM team.
  • All in all this individual should be able to use their industry knowledge and connections to develop a consistent pipeline of business and aid the company’s expansion plans.



  • At least 8 years’ experience in sales in the Personal Care Chemicals Industry.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology or other relevant field.
  • A well-established forward book of business which can be called upon.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Must have a track record of sales achievements to prove business development skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.


About Mackenzie Stuart Global Executive Search & Select:


Mackenzie Stuart is a leading executive search and selection consultancy business. With offices in Leeds, London & Toronto, we provide both retained and contingency recruitment services across a range of market sectors and industries such as Oil & Gas, Mining, Infrastructure & Built Environment, Medical, Scientific, Healthcare, Finance, Insurance, FMCG, Logistics & Supply Chain, and manufacturing. We appreciate the uniqueness of every candidate’s situation and apply this to our business approach, striving to make trust and professionalism a paramount feature of our conduct.

Job Reference: DK-PC-66489

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Salary Range

€90,000 - 110,000


Europe & UK