Chad Harrison International

A global speciality chemical distribution company is seeking a new Head of Department for the herbicides department within its crop protection division to be based in northern Germany. This role will have global P&L responsibility, managing a small team, controlling global pricing and branding, as well as short and long-term product strategy and planning. The role would suit a candidate with a strategic growth mindset.


  • Manage, coach and motivate a high performing team
  • Identify and implement measures for the successful development of the products of department while pursuing the strategic goals of the department
  • Long-term financial planning and the preparation of budgets and forecasts, as well as the assessment and management of risk positions
  • Work closely with Sales & Procurement teams to control the availability and pricing of products
  • Lead and coordinate the worldwide market launches of new products in the department

You will have:

  • A business administration degree or comparable commercial training
  • Several years of professional experience with a focus on strategic marketing/sales, preferably in the crop protection sector
  • Both the ability to think strategically and creatively as well as an analytic approach
  • A willingness to travel for about 30% of your working time
  • Fluency in English

On offer is an attractive salary and career development with relocation support offered.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on challenging and interesting objectives with a high level of responsibility, for an industry-leading company with impressive progression and development.

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