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Business Development Manager Ethanols Europe

On-site, Hybrid
  • Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Liquid - Commerce

Job description

Ambitious People Realising Creative Logistics Solutions.

About Den Hartogh

Royal Den Hartogh Logistics is a logistics service provider specialised in the transportation of liquid chemicals, gases, and dry bulk. It is a growing and informal organisation with over 2,100 employees worldwide. Within Den Hartogh, we highly value independence, flexibility, and responsibility, with room for new initiatives and ideas. The family-owned company was founded over a century ago and now has 50 locations in 27 countries. Den Hartogh has a modern equipment, including more than 24,335 tank containers, 5,767 dry bulk containers, 310 tank trailers and 700 trucks.

To develop Den Hartogh’s business activities on the Ethanols market throughout Europe, we have a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Business Development Manager Ethanols Europe with a strong drive to develop new business. The focus will lie on the service of dedicated transport logistics of Bio Ethanols and Industrial Ethanols in the European Network. In this role you are part of the European Commercial team and work closely together with the Commercial Managers throughout Europe. You report directly into the Director Commerce Europe.


  • Development of the European Ethanols transports and logistic activities;
  • P&L results of Ethanols Product Market Combination Europe including pricing strategy;
  • Give input, based on European market situation, in creating the commercial vision and strategy of our Ethanols business;
  • Identify and create new business opportunities and partnerships in Europe focused on innovation and formulate new ways of doing business by leveraging customer needs;
  • Create and understand financial evaluations, business information, cost drivers, pricing models and alternative revenue streams;
  • Take the lead in managing customer relationships and inform colleagues about European market trends, opportunities and business development initiatives;
  • Direct the European Commercial Managers with regards to Ethanols opportunities and opportunity follow up.

Job requirements

Successful candidates are:

  • Relevant education on at least Bachelor level;
  • Preferably experienced in roles within Commerce / Sales, Product Manager or Category Manager;
  • Knowledgeable about the (ethanol) chemical market and/or the bulk liquid logistics market;
  • Strategic thinker, possesses persuasiveness and entrepreneurial;
  • Knows how to serve customers’ needs and maintains effective customer relations;
  • Diplomatic and sophisticated in interactions with the internal and external community;
  • Fluent in English, preferably also Dutch, French and German.

What do you get from us?

  • Competitive salary, company laptop & phone, 30 vacation days based on full-time employment, travel allowance, flexible working hours and a pension scheme;
  • Strong focus on personal growth and development with access to over 500 training courses through our own DHAcademy;
  • Collaborate in an international, close-knit environment with colleagues from all over the world;
  • Hybrid work model: a combination of working at the office (with a beautiful view over the Maas) and working from home with a remote work allowance;
  • Last but not least: a positive work atmosphere and various extras you can benefit from, such as a caring and vitality budget.

How to apply
If you are interested in pursuing a professional career with a wealth of opportunities, please apply via our website. For more information about the role you can contact Yvonne Besteman (HR Manager Europe)

On-site, Hybrid
  • Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Liquid - Commerce


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