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Senior Business Development (‘BD’) Manager – Oil and Chemicals commodity trading MNC

Date Added: 12/05/2017
Consultant: Ailing Huang
• Originator, development and marketing
• Downstream and supply chain projects
• Up to 50% travel in APAC

This is the trading arm of a sizeable privately owned petroleum company. With a global presence in over 20 countries, Singapore serves as its Asia Pacific hub. An opportunity has arisen with the trading division to hire a dynamic and ambitious individual as its Senior Business Development Manager, reporting directly to the Head of Business Development for Asia Pacific.

The Senior BD manager will be identifying and developing mid to long term investment and supply opportunities in targeted countries within Asia Pacific region. This entails the use of market analysis, leads from clients, networking events. He/ She will also establish and develop the senior client relations and build business case for selected projects. The manager will also generate and negotiate commercial proposals in order to close contracts with oil majors, traders and chemicals producers. Subsequently, you will be expected to perform investment analysis and seek board approval for selected projects, and manage the initial phase of the new projects. This role will require up to 50% travel, dependent on the deals you manage.

The successful candidate will possess a tertiary degree within a finance discipline, with 10-15 years of work experience in oil and petrochemical industries especially in downstream asset operations and/ or supply business. Deal sourcing experience within Oil & Gas will be highly advantageous. You will also possess strong market analysis and networking skills. Due to the business coverage of the office, only candidates with Asian experience will be considered.

To apply, please submit your resume to Ailing Huang at, quoting the job title and reference number AH11836. Only successful shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Licence No: 16S8060
Registration no: R1104181

Type of Work: Permanent

Region: Singapore

Licence No: 16S8060

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