Business Development Manager - Ireland


One of the country’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of high quality, cost effective and specialist chemical formulations to industry is seeking a driven and customer focused Business Development Manager to develop market opportunities and service an existing customer base.


  • Responsible for business development of a broad range of speciality chemicals, food ingredients, process aids and CIP detergents to the following industries: Food, Dairying, Brewing, Distilling, Beverage, Meat Processing, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Laundry, Water Treatment.
  • Manage existing accounts and identify new opportunities and markets through calling on prospective clients. 
  • Manage the full sales cycle.
  • Delivery of technical service on product application including preparation and delivery of presentations and solution proposals.


  • Proven B2B sales experience, ideally in the relevant industries of food, dairying, brewing, distilling, etc.
  • Strong customer focused approach to sales.
  • Work on own initiative and under pressure.
  • Good negotiator as well as having excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent IT and report writing skills.
  • Determined, ambitious, energetic and enthusiastic.
  • Good knowledge of chemistry or experience working in industries which use chemicals for cleaning.
  • Third level qualification in Chemistry, Microbiology, Food Science, Agricultural Science or related discipline is desirable, but not essential.

Salary:  Competitive with Car and Bonus

To apply send your CV, through our website

For further information regarding this role, please contact us on 01 6619636.

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The People Group is a Recruitment consultancy, specialising in Sales, Marketing & Management, established in 1989 and is based in Dublin 2. Our  experienced team works in both the contingency and search areas, and covers all industry sectors including: FMCG, B2B, B2C, ICT, IT, Financial Services, and Telco with a focus on Mid to Senior Level roles.