World-wide Business Director, Paris based

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of  World-wide Business Director, based in Paris. Our client is a major actor in providing solutions to industries who manufacture high technology products. A world-wide company with a direct presence in Europe, Asia and the USA, they are a member of a well-established, medium-sized French group specialized in the chemical sector.

Position of World-wide Business Unit Director

  • You will be responsible for the business, including the commercial, marketing and R&D teams, business development, revenues and results.
  • You will develop and implement the international business strategy and create world-wide growth opportunities through business expansion and innovation development in products and services.
  • You will work in close collaboration with Technology and Production as well as with the Group central services such as HR, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Controlling, Legal, Information Systems.
  • Member of the company management team, you will directly manage personnel based internationally.

 

Profile

  • Business graduate or Engineer, you are a business leader with 10 to 15 years’ proven experience in international multi-channel marketing and sales, business development and managing remote, international teams. Sound Asian business experience is required.
  • You have extensive experience in the chemical products sector or in production equipment used for the manufacture of high tech components or parts.
  • You have significant experience in defining and managing complex projects with long qualification cycles for manufacturers or high tech OEMs in electronic assembly, aeronautics, automotive subcontractors, defence micromechanics and medical technology.
  • You have successfully managed business entities (a BU, commercial and R&D departments) and negotiated with international large accounts. You are effective both at strategic and operational levels. While highly results oriented, you are team-minded and can contribute across the Company and Group.
  • Your ability to implement and manage organizational change will be crucial to the growth and success of the business.
  • Open to all nationalities, you possess multicultural awareness, knowledge and skills. Fluent in English, willing to travel globally, you will be based in Paris, France.

 

If you are interested in the position of World-wide Business Director, please send your candidature by email, citing the reference BUD to Michael Cohen at mcohen@elit-search.com