Business Development Director- Personal Care

Job purpose

The Business Development Director Personal Care is responsible for the elaboration and implementation of strategic growth plans for the Personal Care market.

They provide market feedback to the company leadership team regarding competitive offerings, prospects’ needs and product development ideas. In addition, the Business Development Director supports and motivates the European sales team to work with a market/customer – focused approach and corresponding range of products, suppliers and value-added services. 

The Business Development Director Personal Care is expected to actively develop the product, supplier and service portfolio across Europe.


Job position

The Business Development Manager Director Personal Care is part of the Business Development Team Europe and reports to the Commercial Director Europe.


Job responsibilities

  • Track new markets and emerging trends and recommend new products and services
  • Identify sales opportunities as a result of market changes
  • Propose and develop new strategic partnerships
  • Write and implement strategic plans to achieve long term growth.
  • Develop and manage relationships with potential customers, suppliers, influencers and key stakeholders
  • Act as a key contact for large corporate accounts
  • Evaluate new opportunities to ensure resources focus on the best opportunities
  • Implement new business initiatives around the sales team
  • Continually develop the Caldic brand and increase brand awareness in the marketplace
  • Work with the marketing team to develop marketing materials and tools to support new business teams
  • Regularly organize and lead team meetings
  • Exchange knowledge, experience and share success stories and good practices across our entities in Europe to increase internal expertise.


Business Development Director- Personal Care


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About you

The Business Development Director Personal Care is an ambitious and natural leader and motivator of sales and business development teams. There is a strong sense of ownership and target focus with a drive to succeed. The working method is organized and structured. Excellent negotiation and communication skills are essential.


In addition, the Business Development Director has:

  •  Deep understanding of the “market segment”
  •   Experience in working with senior management to align strategies and solutions
  •  Experience in a senior business development role
  •  Proven track record of managing sales teams
  •   Experience with key account management
  •  University degree
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written

We offer

  •  A competitive salary, 24 holidays per year, a company pension scheme, a bonus scheme and other benefits.
  • Hybrid work model
  • A multi-faceted challenge in a successful, multinational chemical distributor.
  • The possibility on working on Caldic’s strategic growth pillars.
  • An inspiring working atmosphere in a stable company.

About us

Because we care, we touch the lives of hundreds of thousands of people every day. We inspire innovative and sustainable distribution solutions in life and material sciences for the food, pharma, personal care and industrial product formulation markets of the world. Our solutions, carefully sourced and customized to specifications whenever required, are backed by outstanding research & development, customer service, and technical & regulatory support, ensuring that they meet precisely determined needs at every stage of the value chain. Across 43 countries in Europe, Latin America, North America and Asia-Pacific, our approximately 4,000 employees go the extra mile day in, day out, to deliver added-value solutions for our customers. In our activities, we embrace the principles of sustainability, designing products, services and processes with these in mind. From formulation to delivery, from ingredient to packing, from supplier to customer, we care about every detail of what we do. Because every detail is in our care.