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Business Development Manager

29/01/19 Dublin Neg


Business Development Manager (Ingredients)

Experienced Business Development manager within Non Dairy Food Ingredients for a new contract position, Office/Remote based with some Travel.

The role:

To assist with the delivery of growth in the Food Ingredients Food sector (Colours, Enzymes, Hydrocolloids, supplements etc.) The role requires an assessment of the capabilities of a a foods ingredients company and the development of a tailored business plan to overcome obstacles to growth.

The key elements:

  • To support the development and implementation of a marketing strategy
  • To drive the delivery of business development & lead generation opportunities in line with annual plans
  • To identify and rectify capability development needs within the sales and marketing functions
  • To drive an insights led approach to business development
  • To become a market expert in the Food Ingredients sector

The Person: 

  • Degree Level Qualification in relevant discipline e.g. Food Science, Business and Marketing specialisation
  • 5+ years marketing experience in a Food Ingredients (Non Dairy) Business
  • A genuine interest in and flair for marketing strategy
  • Experience in customer management
  • Experience of working with cross-functional teams
  • Experience developing and implementing marketing strategy
  • Budget and project management experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building, influencing/negotiation and collaborating skills.
  • Good project management, planning, presentation and I.T. skills
  • Analytical and report writing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage internal and external relationships and deal with sensitive issues in the appropriate manner
  • Progressive individual, continually seeking ideas with the ability to identify new business opportunities
  • Possesses the drive to achieve superior standards and is target driven
  • A strong interest in new challenges, networking and continually up-grading their own knowledge base

This contract role will manage a portfolio of companies and products and will attract candidates with the required experience who may want flexibility in their working week. The role will be two days per week and can be a mixture of office/remote working with some travel.

Please apply by sending your CV to Declan McGrath at or call 01 8788240 for more information.

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