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Cathx Ocean

Commercial Manager

Cathx Ocean

  • Kildare
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 28/02/2013
  • Debbie Melia
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We are a young growing company, competing in a global marketplace. We are looking for an experienced commercial manager to drive and manage our marketing and sales activities globally.


About Cathx Ocean

Cathx Ocean is an Engineering company specialising in design, development and manufacture of advanced underwater lighting, imaging and robotic vision systems for underwater water vehicle and monitoring operations. The company was founded in 2009 and will officially launch its range of subsea lighting and imaging systems in April 2013 at the Ocean Business Exhibition in Southampton, UK. We are looking for an experienced commercial manager with strong business acumen and hands on skills to join our team at this exciting stage.


Cathx Ocean markets are global and are currently focused on the USA, UK, Brazil and Europe. Customers include subsea services contractors, oceanographic research institutes, deep-water research, underwater security agencies, energy companies and commercial diver operators.

Position: Commercial Manager

Role description

This role is a management position that requires an individual with some technical or engineering knowledge. We need a flexible individual who is willing to and capable of execution and management and of working at multiple levels in the organization.  The role has responsibility for delivery and execution of the company sales and marketing plan in key overseas markets. 


The position is based at the company headquarters in Naas, County Kildare, Ireland and may require occasional travel in the UK, US and Brazil. 

Reporting responsibilities

The position will report to the CEO.


A detailed compensation plan will be discussed with successful candidates. Salary will be awarded based on commercial acumen, ability and experience and there is significant scope for reward on successful performance and contribution to the company performance.



The position requires an individual with experience in a commercial role with some or all of the following experience:

  • Developed and executed a successful marketing plan for a consumer or technology product.
  • Developed successful sales and marketing campaigns for a new product and/or new markets
  • 5-10 years experience in a senior management role
  • The candidate does not need to have experience directly in subsea or engineering commercial roles. The position is open to experienced professionals from other sectors.
  • Developed international B2B markets particurlarly in the US and UK but in general globally.


Key personal characteristics

This role is best suited to a confident individual with a strong work ethic. Our work environment is fast paced and decisions are made quickly. The ideal candidate will be assertive and will work well in a dynamic and responsive team focused on achieving challenging business targets.

Successful candidates will have a record of such achievement in a commercial role.

To apply


To apply for this position please send your CV with a short cover letter.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence.

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