Business Development Manager Industrial Specialties

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Are you enterprising, commercially driven and looking for a new challenge in a dynamic company? Novidon is looking for someone who has experience in setting up new value chains in an international setting. Central to this role is the marketing of starch derivatives and the sustainability of various industries. Because of this open position, Novidon is looking for a Business Development Manager Industrial Specialties.

Within Novidon everything revolves around developing new sustainable solutions, this is anchored in our roots. As part of the Duynie Group (a Royal Cosun company), we are part of the most circular company in the industry. Our business models are based on co-products from different industries and every day we strive for maximum value and finding sustainable partners.

Job description:
  • You monitor sales and work processes.
  • You analyze customer needs, market trends and product benefits and link these to the Novidon product range.
  • Contribute to the development and realization of a commercial policy of Novidon.
  • Carrying out marketing campaigns aimed at Novidon products in collaboration with the Marketing Manager.
  • You expand the customer base of our customer pipeline and increase business potential and sales.
  • You have contact with international customers, you work closely with them and build long-term relationships at different levels and in multiple disciplines.
  • Drafting custom sales contracts and price formulas, monitoring the process for the fulfillment of agreements.
  • As a business development manager industrial specialties you act as a central point in the development projects between operations, R&D and sales
  • You have a Bachelor/Master (preferably technical) or equivalent work experience, commercial drive, and an entrepreneurial approach. In addition, you have/are:
  • At least 3-4 years of work experience in international B2B sales or trade;
  • You are a creative entrepreneur with a pioneering mentality who likes to explore markets and have strong communication skills;
  • Good at connecting with others and working from different disciplines, including technological know-how;
  • Result-oriented and convincing persuasiveness;
  • Drive to put your own stamp on the organization and to grow along with the ambitions;
  • Excellent command of the Dutch language as well as command of the English and German language. French is an advantage;
  • Willingness to travel.
We offer a commercial, full-time position at a professional and growing organization, where you can help shape and content the position yourself. Your work and activities will strengthen the organization. There is perspective for ambition, own initiative, growth and development.

For further information about the position, please contact Tom Brooijmans, Managing Director. Apply via the sollicitation button and write for the attention of Mila Hendriks, HR Advisor.

Novidon BV is a dynamic and rapidly growing organization that operates internationally, where products are made from cut starch from the food industry. Novidon's products find their way into the paper industry, the off-shore industry, the adhesives industry and the food industry. It is a continuous challenge to find new, better and smarter applications. Novidon has 3 factories in the Netherlands, Belgium, Great Britain. Novidon is part of Duynie Group, which consists of 15 internationally operating trading and production companies in Europe. The companies are engaged in an innovative way, maximizing value and marketing co-products from the food industry. Duynie Group has 400 employees and is part of Royal Cosun. Duynie Group consists of: Duynie Feed, supplier of moisture-rich animal feeds in Europe; Novidon, marketing potato starch and starch derivatives; AgriBioSource, active in the marketing of biomass as a raw material for energy generation; Duynie Ingredients, offers sustainable solutions for the hobby pet sector. For more information, visit www.novidon.com