Commercial Director (MD Designate)

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Location
Coventry, West Midlands (GB)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
04 Feb 2018
Closes
04 Mar 2018
Job Level
Director

Remuneration commensurate with such a senior position

Biocote is a leader in the world of antimicrobial additives, as used in the manufacturing process across many different non-food / non consumable industry sectors. This is a rapidly developing technology attracting a host of different applications and customers. The technology can be found in a wide ranging base of manufacturing companies including food manufacturing equipment, medical equipment, tanks and pipes, fabrics, and containers to name a few. Although relatively small, the Company is highly innovative & ambitious with exciting plans for expansion, and with an enviable and growing portfolio of Blue Chip customers.

A vacancy has arisen for a Commercial Director with potential to move into a Managing Director position at some stage in the future. This is a critical senior appointment for Biocote, and will play a key role in the future success of the Company.

The role is responsible for managing the Business in its entirety, working with all commercial departments i.e. Production, Sales & Marketing, Technical, Administration, Customer Services and Finance. The primary job function will be to drive sales and profitability, however you should also be an accomplished man manager, with the intellectual horse power to grasp the technicalities and regulatory aspects, of what can be a very detailed and technical sales process. The job holder will have responsibility for a small team, and with dotted line responsibility into all areas of the business. This is a senior management strategic role, with full responsibility for setting & implementing achievable commercial strategies across the whole of the business.

To be considered for this exciting position, you should already be at a Senior Commercial level, with strong all round commercial skills. Ideally from a Sales driven background, you should be able to demonstrate strong Man Management experience and capabilities, as well as a proven track record in successfully growing businesses. A technical product background would be preferred, as would exposure to working in an industry subject to some kind of manufacturing regulation. A dynamic, ambitious & proactive approach to running and growing a business is absolutely essential.

Candidates must live commutable distance to Biocote’s Head Office in Coventry. Regular travel overseas & across the UK will be required.

All third party applications should be referred to our retained agents Horton McKenzie Ltd. Applications will not be accepted via other sources. Please send your CV in the first instance to Richard Eggleston.

richard@houghton-mckenzie.com