Business Development Manager, Speciality Feed Ingredients

Updated: 22nd January 2024


CPL Executive Search has been retained as the exclusive search and selection (recruitment) company to look for an exciting challenge for driving the market development for new and existing products by proactively identifying new business opportunities in the Animal Feed market.


  • Proactively develop the Animal Feed market for new and existing products.
  • Regularly liaising with existing customers to identify new business opportunities.
  • Progressively manage a product development pipeline, closing all possible opportunities to achieve a sales & gross profit result in line with quarterly targets.
  • Project management of the roll-out of all new products.
  • Assisting the Head of Sales in Quarterly Planning.
  • Advising on changes and trends in the marketplace and the activities of competitors.


  • Bachelor degree ideally in Life Science/Business/Nutrition.
  • At least 5 years experience and successful commercial track record with Animal Feed ingredient suppliers and/or Animal Feed producers.
  • Technical knowledge of animal nutrition/palatability sectors and feed composition in animal nutrition.
  • Good negotiation and communication skills.
  • Strong business acumen and financial awareness.
  • Proven track record in project management and client growth.

REPORTS TO Head of Sales
LANGUAGE Fluent in English. A second language, French, Spanish or German would be desirable.

[This post has now been filled but we are always interested in adding suitably qualified candidates to our network. You can connect to us via LinkedIn  or email. Please note that CPL Executive Search works exclusively on retained executive search engagements commissioned by our clients but does not offer placement services for candidates].