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[Lenzing Group][Full-Time Position] Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

By Lenzing Group


ABOUT LENZING GROUP:

For 80 years Lenzing has been looking beyond fiber. Inspired by the needs of the world, we create smart and exciting solutions made from natural wood – for consumers, for our business partners, and for an environment worth living in.

Our expertise and passion are dedicated to support the industry, brands and retailers – in sectors like fashion, beauty care or hygiene – by providing products and services that maximize value creation from both the environmental and the economical perspective. Our tenacity and engineering excellence also drive the development of innovative plant and process technologies around cellulosic fibers and related solutions.

Lenzing offers great career opportunities for tech-savvy tinkerers, life-oriented researchers and visionaries with a strong sense of responsibility.

Welcome to follow our company on LinkedIn, find out more from our global web sites below or check out our product web site under: http://www.tencel.com

Job Objective

The Business Development Manager introduces, promotes and continuously explores new opportunities for Lenzing specialty fibers in countries around the region. He or she will work closely with the Sales, Marketing/Branding and Technical Customer Service teams in developing these markets under the direction of the Regional Commercial Director.

  • Lead business development projects for LENZING (TM) fibers in several countries around the Southeast Asian (SEA) region

  • Improve the organization’s understanding of downstream customers eg Brands and Consumers

  • Develop joint promotion programs with selected local and international fashion brands to use LENZING (TM) fibers.

  • Work closely with Sales, Marketing/Branding and Technical Customer Service teams to develop business opportunities with both direct and indirect customers to promote and position LENZING (TM) fibers in the market.

  • Cooperate with Marketing/Branding team to improve awareness of LENZING (TM) fibers in the market and ensure consistent implementation of brand strategy

  • Support global segment teams within the region:

    • Textile: home textiles, active wear, denim and innerwear

    • Non-wovens: wipes and hygiene

  • Attend industry functions and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market trends to regional team and global segment team

Requirements

  • Minimum five years of experience in textile industry within a mixed setting of B2B and B2C in textile and apparel. Experienced in dealing with brands and retailers.

  • A solid understanding of SEA sub-region markets, fashion trends and retail industry.

  • Knowledge in nonwoven (hygiene and cosmetic) industries are plus points

  • Have managed a multi country sub-region as a convincing communicator who can engage well with colleagues, customers and agencies.

  • A hands-on mentality with result orientation and a pragmatic, but analytical approach.

  • In addition to local language, you speak fluent English and are willing to travel from a base in Singapore in a regional cross-cultural setting.

Are you passionate and qualified to take this role? Take the chance to contribute to the success of the Lenzing Group!

We offer an outstanding professional opportunity with a competitive pay and benefits program.

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified by the hiring company.

Andre The