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Commercial Development Manager


Houston, TX, US

Country/Region:  US
Job Area:  Commercial Support
Business Unit:  Renewable Aviation

Do you want to make an impact for more sustainable aviation and build your career in one of the most sustainable companies in the world? 

We are looking for a Commercial Development Manager to join our Renewable Aviation (RA) team based in Houston.  


You will manage market entries and set up of supply to airports and other sales locations, ongoing management of volume availability, costs, sales prices and margins, relationships with pre and on airport supply chain infrastructure and service providers, planning and forecasting to optimise sales profitability and drive growth in renewable jet fuel sales for each market/location in the Region. It will also involve working in a collaborative way in the Renewable Aviation team and with the support functions


Your main responsibilities in creating a sustainable future are


  • Manage relationships and contracts with all pre and on airfield supply chain infrastructure and service providers, and airports

  • Commercial management of market and location entries in the Region

  • Manage ongoing prices, costs, supply and stocks

  • Ensure rolling sales forecasting is efficiently and accurately done

  • Coordinate/support PA on policy advocacy where required 

  • Participation in relevant industry events


The role will need a close cooperation with the Key Account Managers of each region, RA Business Development, SCM, Log/Ops teams, other business units and all of the common functions (Finance, Legal, Tax and Op Model teams) with an emphasis on team working mindset. You will report to the Head of Global Commercial Management, Renewable Aviation, based in the Netherlands. 


The best combination to success in this role


  • BSc./MSc. Business, Engineering or similar

  • Experience in commercial roles

  • Experience in customer facing business 

  • Mind-set of customer understanding and value creation 

  • Experience in Project Management

  • Results orientation

  • Co-operation and influencing skills enabling successful working in matrix organization environment

  • Fluent English (written and spoken)

We also value


  • Experience working in the Aviation industry 

  • Being open, approachable and adaptable to the company you are in. 

  • Good commercial understanding 


The recruitment process will include interviews and aptitude assessment. 


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification “Form I-9” upon hire.  This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. 


Join us in creating a healthier planet for our children.


Our success is based on our people who are the driving force behind Neste’s transformation to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. We are also committed to carbon neutral production by 2035. The passion that we have for creating a healthier planet for our children is what makes us unique.


We have set high standards for biodiversity, human rights and supply chain. We have consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. 

To carry out our strategy and business growth, our values guide our work. We support, develop and take care of the wellbeing of our people to enable them to grow, innovate and build our future. 


We care. We have courage. We cooperate. 


At Neste we want our people to feel good and do good. We provide clear and transparent targets, development opportunities, empowering leadership as well as rewards based on role and responsibilities. 


The world is going through changes. At Neste our strategy reflects the understanding and mindset that we can be in charge of these changes to serve our purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children.


In the end, it is the people who make the company. We are Neste.


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Nearest Major Market: Houston

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