Product manager - Chemical industry

PIC-Co is a leading distributor of raw materials for the food industry in Bulgaria, exclusive representative of some of the world’s most innovative suppliers of functional ingredients. To support our team, we are looking to hire an experienced professional for the position:

Location: Sofia

As a Product manager you will have main responsibility for managing a distinct product portfolio, so will play a key role in enabling us to fulfill our growth strategy in the years to come. You will be:

•Responsible for the purchasing of a range of commodities and functional ingredients;
•Developing and implementing strategies and plans and managing supplier relationships, finalizing contracts;
•Conducting and reporting market analyses and building in-depth market expertise to support the portfolio development;
•Developing mutually beneficial long-term partnerships with suppliers and key customers;
•Reporting to the Managing and Sales Director.

For the role, you will need to have:

•Master’s degree in Chemistry / Chemical Engineering;
•Relevant work experience in B2B marketing or sales (min. 3 years). Previous experience within commodity buying in the international chemical industry is a strong advantage;
•Ability to understand key markets and business drivers for delivering successful product strategy, including risk management;
•Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and preferably other European languages;
•Driving license, willingness to travel (± 30-40% of time), mainly within the country and the region;
•Personal skills: self-starter, solution driven, costumer focus, drive for results, strong negotiating skills, structured and able to build trust.

If you are qualified and interested, apply today by sending your detailed CV and motivation letter via -