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Industry Manager, Life Science, at APAC Leading Specialty Chemical Distributor Company in Yangon

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Job Type: Permanent
Location: Yangon
Industry: Sales & Business Development
Salary Detail: Confidential
Reference: DAU59094

Job Description

​Industry Manager, Life Science, at APAC Leading Specialty Chemical Distributor Company in Yangon

  • Responsible to manage and lead the Life Sciences divisions to commercial success in Myanmar

The Role

This is an ideal role for the individual who has strong hands-on experience in leading small to medium size teams and experience managing chemical ingredients business. Individual with extensive chemical portfolios management within Food and Nutrition, Personal and Home Care, Pharmaceuticals, Industrial solution

About the company

Our client is APAC's leading chemical & ingredients solution provider with over 100 years of experience and providing exceptional solutions across 18 countries


  • Responsible to lead the Life Sciences team to commercial success

  • This individual commercial leader will shape the sales strategy for this business unit and take the business forward

  • Together with the sales team, develop a short-and medium-term sales strategies and plans for the business units and oversee the execution

  • Define the key supplier and customer markets in the country, survey the competitive landscape, and determine the go-to-market strategy

  • Identify new markets and establish prospecting plans for developing new customers

  • Bring creative ideas to market. Work with innovation and applications development and marketing teams to develop innovative concepts and solutions that would give the business a competitive advantage in new and established markets

  • Monitor team members to ensure the coaching and training they receive are being put into use and to see if additional training is needed

  • Work with supply chain and finance organizations to drive forecast accuracy and maximize return on working capital

  • Partner with the portfolio management team to identify key suppliers and develop the most attractive product basket for our customers

  • Work with sales and functional areas to deliver seamless 100% customer satisfaction

  • Conduct periodical meetings/reviews to track business plan progress

  • Achieve profit and loss goals for the market business as well as related KPIs


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, science, or related qualifications. An Advance Science degree or MBA will be an added advantage

  • Minimum 10 – 12 years in the chemical industry or related industry with at least 5 years or more experience in management roles

  • Experienced leader with a proven track record in coaching and developing teams to meet their objectives

  • Able to set priorities and objectives and work with the team to achieve results

  • Customer-focused with solid interpersonal skills and good networking ability to build relationships with customers

  • Strong communicator in both written and spoken English

  • Solid knowledge of performance reporting and financial & budgeting processes

Career Growth Opportunities

A chance to lead APAC leading chemical solution-providing business in Myanmar

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