Commercial Director, Life Sciences (China) - Listed Global Distributor of Specialty Chemicals and Ingredients Jobs in Singapore

    Commercial Director, Life Sciences (China) – Listed Global Distributor of Specialty Chemicals and Ingredients

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    • Category Commerce & Industry
    • Industry Food & Nutrition
    • Function Sales & Marketing
    • Consultant Willis Toh
    • License No 16S8060
    • Registration No R1104283
    • Job Ref No WT20017
    • Salary S$150,000 - S$250,000


    Our client is a listed Global Distributor of Specialty Chemicals and Ingredients, and have newly created the role of Commercial Director for their Life Sciences (Food & Nutrition, Personal Care & Home Care and Pharma) business in China.


    Reporting to the Managing Director of China, this Shanghai-based role will support the China MD in executing the overall strategy with a close focus on driving the organic growth, commercial excellence, supplier expansion, integration of M&A and commercial talent development. This includes the lead of Food & Nutrition, Personal Care & Home Care and Pharma with significant P&L responsibility. Typical task will be to lead in pricing initiatives, coaching of the commercial teams and steer sales enablement, drive the development of sales pipeline, cultivate existing supplier relationships, initiate, and lead new supplier expansions, support and drive the execution of our digitalization agenda and finally support the integration of new acquired companies. The Commercial Director will lead a team of BU Managers with a total team size of between 30-35 headcounts. In this role the Commercial Director is part of the Management team and acts as the right hand of the Managing Director in reaching the growth targets, EBIT goals and drive an entrepreneurial ambitious can-do culture within the China business.


    We are looking for a natural collaborator, able to win others over, excellent commercial sense and finesse, eager to learn, open to drive changes, positive personality who can inspire others, positive can-do attitude and international mindset. You should have a master’s degree in business administration or chemical science, with relevant experience in commercial positions within multinational companies, including full P&L responsibility. Proven track record of food & nutrition and / or personal care & home care and / or pharma product management and growth in a leading company will be a must. You should have led highly energetic teams and have a successful track record of driving change. We are hoping to bring in someone entrepreneurial with the potential to take on bigger responsibilities in the future!

    To Apply

    To apply, please submit your resume (in MS Words format) to Willis Toh at, quoting the job title and reference number WT20017. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Registration No: R1104283

    License No: 16S8060