Job title: Commercial Director
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Aquaculture
Location: Grangemouth, UK
Job published: 13/08/2021
Job ID: 32172

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen with BioMar in UK who are seeking an ambitious Commercial Director to take a lead role to develop and implement the overall commercial strategy for the business to drive revenue and growth through focussed customer relationship management and technical expertise. 

In addition to being the key point of contact between BioMar UK and its existing customers, you will engage in global business development activities to build new commercial partnerships and relationships. To contribute at a strategic level to the development and implementation of the overall business strategy as a member of the Management Team.

 

 

About Our Client

Our client is a world leader in high performance diets for more than 45 different fish and shrimp species in more than 80 countries.

BioMar’s heritage is a long-term commitment to developing the aquaculture industry in a responsible and sustainable way. Their main focus is supporting their customers by delivering healthy, great tasting seafood. They do this by innovating efficient, safe and nutritious feed for aquaculture with minimal environmental impact.

BioMar are innovators dedicated to an efficient and sustainable global aquaculture. Through cutting-edge knowledge and long lasting partnerships with our stakeholders, we strive to develop and deliver truly efficient, sustainable, and healthy feed solutions.

 

About the Role

Heading up a strong Commercial Team, the key purpose of this role will be to plan, develop and implement commercial strategies based on company targets, objectives and capabilities with the main goal of supporting and accelerating an ambitious growth agenda. This role is based in Grangemouth, Scotland and as such candidates must anticipate office-based days, with travel to UK customer sites and international travel. Candidates should therefore live within a commutable distance to the office or have a willingness to relocate.

 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a successful track record of delivering profitable business growth in the fish farming, fish feeds and in general aquaculture sector. A comprehensive knowledge of key players and networks within the aquaculture sector is also essential for this role.

You will be extremely commercially minded and customer focused, possessing outstanding client management and business development skills. You will also have technical skills and understanding ensuring all aspects of our BioFarm Team support to customers is optimised- including feed quality and farm follow up, flesh quality and biological performance assessment and training of customer’s employees.

You will be a brilliant leader with excellent operational management experience or at least good operations knowledge.

You will ideally, have a track record of success in a commercially orientated MD or GM role and in-depth knowledge and ability of dealing with demanding buyers.

 

Application Process

Through a robust selection process, an outstanding candidate will have the opportunity to express their suitability to and gauge their compatibility with the BioMar Leadership team.