New Business Development Manager – Specialty Chemicals

  • 7 August 2023

The Role

The company is seeking a Business Development Manager to take responsibility for
- Identifying new key applications and markets for Xampla materials as replacements for specialty polymers and petrochemicals
- Building relationships with key client stakeholders to accelerate Xampla materials’ entry into market
- Working with the commercial team to develop Xampla’s commercial priorities.
- Collaborating with the technical and product development teams to connect R&D and commercial priorities.

  • Candidate Experience

    • •    Significant previous experience in the chemical or polymers industry, with some experience in a commercial role
    • •    Attention to detail and the ability to balance multiple workstreams is essential
    • •    Experience in the specialty polymers industry is beneficial but not required
    • •    A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) is desirable, particularly in a science subject, but not required
    • •    An outgoing personality and interest in exposure to various industries far beyond their existing experience
    • •    An enthusiasm for Xampla’s mission of addressing plastic pollution, and interest in sustainability
    • •    The right fit for a small, science-led, innovative team and a high level of autonomy, creativity and independence
    • •    An individual with a can-do attitude who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Package

    • •    Competitive salary
    • •    Share options in a fast-growing Cambridge start-up
    • •    Generous holiday package
    • •    Flexible working options
    • •    Training and development package

If it sounds like you're a perfect fit for us, please send your CV here and we'll be in touch.