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Group Managing Director

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: S$300000 - S$400000 per annum + Competitve Salary and PnL Responsibility
  • Job reference: 242312/001_1541573174
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Commodities
  • Date posted: 07/11/2018

Group Managing Director (Chemicals - Asia), Glycols, Methanol, Petrochemicals Salary: Highly Competitive Location: Singapore

We are currently working with a leading international business in the chemicals industry, who is seeking a highly experienced and senior chemical professional to join them as the Gorup Managing Director..

The incumbent will have the responsibility of driving the development of business in Asia by developing and executing business concepts within the frame work of the corporate and business lines strategies. This role is cross-functional.

Besides working closely with all Asian subsidiaries, this position requires that the person also closely cooperates with global product management, strategic projects, International offices as well as credit, treasury and controlling.

Group Managing Director (Chemicals - Asia), Glycols, Methanol, Petrochemicals Salary: Highly Competitive Location: Singapore


· Setting the objectives and developing strategies for the Chemical Business in Asia

· Work closely with the Director Chemicals Asia and the global Product Management team

· Networking with the movers and shakers of the chemical industry in Asia

· Exploring and developing new business and investment opportunities as well as strategic projects

· Expanding the geographic reach and Chemical sales in Asia under consideration of group objectives and regulations

· Attracting, retaining and developing personnel in Asia

· P&L responsibility in Asia


· Minimum 10 years of experience in a leadership position in an MNC within the chemical industry in Asia, more is welcomed!

· Master's degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or an equivalent in working experience; fluent in English, Chinese is beneficial

· The person knows how to develop business successfully in Asia

· The person has a vast network in Asia and senior product management experience in Asia (on executive level).

· Ideally the person has Asian roots.

· Excellent communication skills are a must for this position. The position is a supervisory position and communication must be effective down the line with the ability to build and maintain relationships.

· Strong leadership skills with an ability to move peers as well as his/her juniors and have them follow a common vision.

· Great leadership should further be coupled with excellent people skills

· A high level of analytical skills and strategic thinking. He or She should possess the ability to use information/data and various tools to develop a conclusive and structured business case.

· Visionary and future-oriented.

· He or she also demonstrates calmness under pressure in order to effectively lead teams even in times of uncertainty.

· Result oriented and conclusive, shows passion and grit.

This role will offer a talented and experienced and senior Chemical professional the chance to develop their career and lead a large group of people.

If you are interested, please send a copy of your updated CV to: