Global Specialist Executive Search & Career Development

General Manager | Biochemicals

Niche Biochemicals / Catalogue company

South UK, Europe

  • ChemExec℠ Ref No: CX000369 | Posted date: 01/02/2019

  • Seniority: Board / Executive
  • Salary: GBP £ Six-figure base
  • Package details: Bonus and benefits
  • Sector: Bio and Fine Chemicals
  • Closing date: 02/04/2019
  • Client Ref: 1000956
Company Overview

Our client is a well-established supplier of biochemicals used for  wide range of life sceince applications, research and development. They also have a thriving catalogue business.

Job Description

We are looking for an ambitious, BD-led General Manager to lead the next stage of growth for the business. We are looking for a hands-on leader of a small organisation who is excited about marketing and business development and who knows how to harness digital and multi-channel marketing to drive growth of the business.

The company offers an attractive package and relocation if required to the South UK location.

Job Requirements

• Ph.D. Chemistry / Biochemistry (BS / MS acceptable if years of relevant scientific experience)
• MBA or similar business degree

Experience & Personality:
• You have held a GM role or similar senior position
• Broad international business and cultural experience
• Significant marketing & sales experience in life science, laboratory supplies and chemicals
• Strong background in digital and multi-channel marketing (web, social media, distributors, trade shows and others
• Excellent communication skills in English. Knowledge of German/Chinese is advantageous
• Hands-on, pragmatic mentality
• Integrative and inspiring personality