Technical Sales and Business Development Manager (Personal Care), West Yorkshire

Posted 2 March by Si Recruitment

Technical Sales and Business Development Manager (Personal Care), Leeds

Due to growth, an established business is recruiting for a Technical Sales and Business Development Manager to work in their personal care division from their West Yorkshire offices. You will work closely with their senior management and technical development team.

To be considered, you must have sales/account management experience working in the Personal Care sector.


  • Manage and grow a portfolio of existing worldwide accounts
  • Identify, target and develop new business opportunities worldwide
  • Raise and follow up sales quotations in a bid to maximise sales
  • Respond to customer enquiries in a timely and professional manner
  • Use experience and knowledge from a technical environment and provide technical support to the sales and purchasing team
  • Liaise with the technical team to support and progress existing, as well as prospect, customers in their new product developments
  • Arrange and follow up samples and product approvals
  • Pro-active approach by both e-mails and on the telephone (e.g. chase orders, forecast updates, discuss upcoming requirements, quotations outcomes, discuss pricing, new product opportunities)
  • Provide information for personal and market performance through monthly reports, forecasts and annual budgets
  • Travel on customer visits to maintain and develop customer relations
  • Attend exhibitions and trade shows in representation of the company


Sales/Account Manager experience within the 'Personal Care’ sector

BSc degree (or equivalent) in a chemical or biological subject is advantageous, although experience could be considered a substitute for formal qualifications

Fluency in another language would be desirable

Working location and hours; 8.30am - 4.30pm: Mon - Friday

Join the company pension scheme upon employment commencement

Company mobile and laptop and car allowance

Salary is dependent on experience (not a commission based position)

Required skills

  • Personal Care
  • Sales
  • New Business Development

Application question

Sales experience within Personal Care?

Reference: 33276895

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