country sales director (chemicals) in Kuala Lumpur

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job details

kuala lumpur, wilayah persekutuan
sales & marketing
job type
working hours
rm 18,500 - rm 25,000 per month
reference number
nicholas lee, randstad
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job description

Prestigious global Fortune-100 / Global Forbes-2000 MNC looking to expand into Malaysia. With heavy investment, the Country Director role will be lucrative but challenging with the next career progression into a regional level.

about the company:

The client is an international manufacturer and trader of speciality chemicals and have been around for nearly two centuries. They dominate and provide quality products to all types of industrial and manufacturing customers - this ranges from F&B, Cosmetics, Fragrances and Flavourings; to Automotive, Building, Plastics, O&G and other industries. They have been listed consistently in the Global Forbes and Fortune lists - and are well-known for coordinating their expansion plans in an aggressive but well planned fashion.

about the role:

As the Country Sales Director, you will oversee all commercial operations penetrating into Malaysia. You will drive and direct the operations and ensure capitalisation on market demand and potential. Reporting to the ASEAN Director of Sales, you will be tasked to:

  • Draw up in-depth 1/3/5 year sales plan and strategies; work closely with regional and senior management.
  • Hire, build and develop a team of specialised sales people; foster a strong company culture.
  • Leverage business from your extensive and established network of clients and partners.
  • Implement SOPs in adherence to the organisation's ethos.
  • Hands-on approach in take the business beyond limits; build a lasting legacy and leave a huge footprint in Malaysia.
  • Ensure strong rapport with clients and lay a strong foundation and pipeline of sales.

skills and experience:

  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in the Chemicals industry
  • Minimum of 5 years' of leadership in a senior management capacity
  • Demonstrated experience growing sales growth year-on-year, and a robust industry knowledge


Specialty Chemicals


Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or related sciences.

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree