Chemours Market Development Manager - Renewable Energy and Energy Storage, AP in China

Market Development Manager – Renewable Energy and Energy Storage, AP

At Chemours, our purpose is to help create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through the power of chemistry!

The Chemours Company headquartered in Wilmington, DE has a Market Development Manager position available in China. This is a highly visible, key role within the Company and the marketing function. This position will report to Global Fluoropolymers Market Development Director.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Identify trends and market needs, and align with Chemours core competencies to develop opportunities for growth.

  • Coordinate and prioritize necessary market research to validate market sizes, critical market assumptions, key customer/value chain needs, competitor strategies, and brand recognition/positioning.

  • Screen potential business deals by analyzing market strategies, opportunity requirements, potential, and financials; evaluating options; resolving internal priorities.

  • Define and propose “go to market strategy” by developing and suggesting innovative and pertinent business model, partnerships etc.

  • Develop marketing development strategy and plans for the market segment all marketing mix elements and application/ technology roadmap.

  • Define market segmentation and clearly articulate/define value propositions to compete and win in targeted market development segments in 3-5 year horizon.

  • Lead with knowledge. Continue to develop in depth knowledge and first hand understanding of the target market.

  • Work with technology team to develop new concepts that can solve the market and customer needs. Participate in stage gate process for growth projects to commercialize new products.

  • Work with appropriate steering unit leader, global product manager as appropriate. Coordinate with product and sales team to drive execution of the plan.

  • Lead/coordinate global and regional implementation of the global marketing strategy for the market segment.

  • Develop and own relationships with value chain end users. Close large new business deals.

In order to be qualified for this role, you /must possess/ the following:

  • Energetic, passionate about business development.

  • Intimate renewable energy and energy storage market knowledge

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and able to conceive scenarios and develop contingencies

  • Must have greater than 5 years sales/business experience

  • Demonstrated strong business acumen skills

  • Solid track record of execution

  • Able to translate market needs to technology organization - Technical degree preferred

  • Outstanding communicator. Able to influence at all levels of organizations.

  • Experienced negotiator

  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.

  • Think strategically, develop action plans and deliver tangible business development results.

  • Strong analysis and communication skills

  • Familiarity with R&D/Product Development/Supply Chain Management

  • Key behaviors include initiative, collaborative teamwork with global team, creative thinking, and passion

  • Ability to travel 50% primarily within China

The following skill sets are /preferred/ by the business unit:

No more than 8-10 “preferred” bullet points – Example:

  • Industry Knowledge – renewable energy and energy storage

  • Technical degree

  • A Candidate who is located in China is preferred

Chemours is an equal opportunity employer.

Chemours is an E-Verify employer.

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

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