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Business Development Manager

Date: Apr 24, 2021

Location: Shanghai Xinzhuang, CN

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Business Development Manager


Location: China : Shanghai Xinzhuang

Function: Marketing & Sales

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Degussa (China) Co., Ltd. Shanghai Branch

Business Line: Asia Pacific


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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The Business Development Manager handles a broad and versatile spectrum of tasks, that flexibly
needs to adapt to current requirements in Evonik and the local market. This includes for example:

  • Lead, individually drive, or support projects of BLs, Divisions, Region, or Group 
  • Identify new business opportunities via desktop research & customer approach (aligned with BL)
  • Act as sales representative or coordinator for Businesses with still subcritical local presence
  • Help launch products into new markets or specific local applications 
  • Initiate, facilitate and support cross-BL/Division, resp. cross-functional activities
  • Support regional management (incl. BLs/Functions) to develop & implement regional growth agendas
  • Monitor macroeconomic and market trends, competitive landscape and socio-political environment
  • Search and identify potential M&A targets based on profound insights of local market dynamics
  • Support advocacy approach, help build-up and maintain Evonik network with strategic stakeholders
  • Liaise and coordinate with key stakeholders in Cluster and Region, inside and outside of Evonik
  • Ensure alignment with Businesses and Functions to prioritize resources and maximize impact
  • Actively share knowledge and best practices locally, regionally, and globally


  • University degree, preferably in chemistry related majors
  • 5–8 years work experience, solid background in sales and marketing, and/or M&A and project management
  • Overseas working or education experience preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership and distinct management abilities to succeed in a dynamic and challenging environment
  • Highly developed strategic and creative thinking skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Excellent English language skills in speaking and writing 

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.



Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.