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Business Manager - Petrochemicals

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 433313/003_1559721508
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Commodities
  • Date posted: 05/06/2019

A global company providing products, value enhancing services, and solutions to customers and suppliers all over the world is looking to expand their London team with a new position in their petrochemical division, suited to an experienced trader in petrochemicals, with an established network and proven track record within the EMEA regions.


Responsibilities for the role:

· Develop and manage a petrochemical trading portfolio covering European, ME and African (EMEA) markets.
· Business development tasks and other commercial operations, as well as business management within the petrochemical team.
· Responsible for the profitability and long-term development of the UK and other sales businesses together with the current business manager.

· Coordinating role encompassing strategy, sourcing, maximising the efficiency of logistics arrangements through to sales and marketing.


Individual Attributes:

· Ideally 3+ years within physical petrochemicals/chemicals in a sales, trading, broking or business development role.
· An understanding of the relevant supply chain pertaining to shipping/operations would be advantageous.
· Have a strong numerical and economic background.

· Good verbal and written communication skills - due to the target market, fluency in English is essential.

· A degree in economics, chemistry or equivalent qualification.

· Strong negotiation skills with the ability to influence high-level decision-makers.

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