Strategic Commercial Manager

Are you looking for an exciting challenge in a commercial position in a global organization? Then Caldic is looking for you!

You will drive the timely and accurate completion of multiple commercial initiatives occurring simultaneously. You will be responsible for providing progress tracking reports and corrective action plans. In this role you will act quickly, you don’t wait until a situation sorts out itself. When there is delay you will hold people accountable and try to understand the reason behind it. In addition, you will lead and drive the Business CRM tools translating business needs and improve usage as essential back bone in achieving Commercial Excellence. You will be able to influence and contribute to the European Strategic Plan.

The Strategic Commercial Manager reports directly to the Commercial Director Europe.


  • Take ownership and accountability to ensure successful initiative’s delivery (timing and impact)
  • Ensure alignment to operational and strategic objectives
  • Design and create the reporting needed to monitor performance of initiatives worked on
  • Conduct strategic analysis and quantitative modelling to support initiatives
  • Proactively monitor and challenge teams for potential issues and intervene where required
  • Present results and progress regularly including project risks and progress on mitigating risks
  • Act as a first escalation level in resolving critical issues and involving Management appropriately where further escalation is required
  • Support and contribute to implementation of projects from the European Business Development Team
  • Use innovative and strategic thinking to increase the business usage of CRM
  • Generate reports by using CRM tools and provide analysis to support activities of Business Development team and Marketing team




Strategic Commercial Manager


the Netherlands, Rotterdam Apply now

About you

  • 2-5 years of experience in project management, corporate leadership program, or blue-chip organization where you delivered high impact
  • Exceptionally proactive, looking to drive change and high impact, as well as eager to help and drive teams in complex high-uncertainty situations requiring excellent people management
  • Able to conduct complex quantitative analysis
  • Looking to work on a results-driven and fast-paced basis
  • Exceptionally strong communication, inter-personal, and problem-solving skills
  • Intercultural background and work experience, speaking English and at least one additional language
  • Knowledge of ERP and CRM systems

We offer

  • Unique opportunity to drive change and impact by ensuring delivery of Caldic’s Commercial Strategy
  • Demonstrate leadership across a wide variety of assignments to deliver long lasting results
  • Excellent learning opportunities on the job
  • A rapid yet demanding career growth to get ready for an even larger role within 3-4 years
  • A great place to work in, “because we care” being our motto, we are looking for like-minded caring individuals excited to grow our company to become a better place
  • Competitive package with fixed and variable components


About us

Because we care, we touch the lives of hundreds of thousands of people every day. We inspire innovative and sustainable solutions in life science and specialty chemicals for the food, pharma, personal care and industrial markets of the world. Our solutions, carefully sourced and customized to exacting 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 32 countries in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific, our approximately 2600 employees go the extra mile day in, day out, to deliver value-add 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. For more information, please visit Caldic. Inspiring solutions in life science and specialty chemicals. Because we care.