Marketing and Business Performance Manager H/F

Job location:
Paris, France
Created moment:
July 17, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 07416

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The Position

Marketing and Business Performance Manager H/F

Job Summary


Define, drive and assess innovative market strategies and define product value proposition, to strongly develop and maximize IGC Conductive Polymers business, while supporting its position in other incumbent market segments with appropriate and efficient go-to-market strategies.


 Started as an individual contributor; team development according to business growth


  • Define and drive innovative market strategies to develop IGC by maximizing its potential in Conductive Polymers (and potentially other incumbent market segments)

  • Develop / enrich / contribute to the Value Proposition of IGC Conductive Polymers product portfolio

  • Monitor competitors products & prices; define our differentiating factors through a clear and systematic approach

  • Support related R&D projects with business case and market assessment

  • Conduct market research through primary and secondary research to have strong understanding of marketplace dynamics, value chain, competitive landscape, unmet needs, and identify our opportunity

  • Manage third party marketing research vendor selection, planning process and oversee project execution.

  • Look into new market segment and new application space for our commercialized products and new initiatives

  • Consolidate and Enrich product portfolio to support customer need

  • Establish a timely and consistent market situation report update

  • Monitor the latest regulatory status and provide insight 

  • Support customer visit to provide industry insight, and collect info of competitors and value chains

  • Provide direction and strategy to the business on new products and technologies 

  • Provide product promotion materials with clear segmentation, positioning and support Sales for product promotion

  • Provide monthly / quarterly / yearly sales performance analysis on your application scope

  • Develop go-to-market and promotion strategies, replicable to other IGC markets


An educational background in Chemistry, Materials Science or related fields is preferred; 

  • 8+ years working experience in marketing or product management role, preferably with experience in the mining / manufacturing field / chemical industry or adjacent (technical or polymer background is a plus)

  • Demonstrated field marketing and sales contribution, with extensive knowledge and exposure in key markets for the industry 

  • Strong understanding of product development stages, and ability to build product value propositions

  • Strong presentation skills (slides to be built for Management Team, Executive Committee or Investment Committees)

  • Proven record of development of strategic analysis as well as implementation of strategic account plans 

  • Strong business acumen, as well as negotiating and decision-making skills 

  • Excellent intercultural sense, ability to manage, interact with, and influence stakeholders of different levels, cultures, and backgrounds 

  • Proven analytical & problem solving ability; attention to detail 

  • Fluency in English;

Position Type

Full time



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