General Manager

Vakgebied
Management
Salaris
100k - 150k per annum
Locatie
Province of North-Holland
Dienstverband
Permanent
Headhunter
Kienbaum

General Management Dutch entity

Our client, a well known and leading German manufacturer of non-steel products is looking for a General Manager for the Dutch subsidiary. The company produces their innovative, state-of-the-art products exclusively in Germany. They employ approximately 1000 people and have an open and friendly business culture. The company is market leader in the Netherlands and occupies a top five position worldwide. The Dutch office, consisting of about ten people is responsible for sales and services. The General Manager will be profit and loss responsible and will have a strong focus on B2B technical sales.

Turnover approx. 10 € Million in NL
Market leader: innovative and technologically driven
Solution Sales and Business Development
Customer focus
People Management

Main Responsibilities and Deliverables:
 

  • Ensure the continuity and further growth of the Dutch enterprise.
  • Safeguard that the facility operates successfully, delivering its products and technologies and serving its customers optimally.
  • Achieve the company’s economic, financial and social objectives.
  • Develop a clear vision on the Dutch market and translate strategic goals into concrete plans and structured action programs.
  • Signal new opportunities within the market and judge them on its merits.
  • Align strategic and operational goals with headquarters.
  • Develop and maintain durable customer relationships by initiating and retaining trust.
  • Maintain a broad and relevant network outside of the own organization and be able to portrait a dynamic and reliable image of the organization as a whole.
  • Enable an effective, inspiring, safe and secure working environment.
  • Work on continuous organizational developments and process improvements.
  • Represent the company at trade fairs and conferences.

Profile of the ideal candidate:

  • Educated to a Bachelor or University degree.
  • At least 10 years working experience of which a minimum of five years in technical sales in a B2B environment.
  • Proven track record in managing either a sales team or a small company, including complete profit and loss responsibilities.
  • Skilled in (solution) sales and business development.
  • Understanding of financial figures and their implications.
  • Experienced in formulating and executing long term (sales) strategies.
  • Technical affinity and understanding is a must.
  • Well developed people management skills.
  • Evaluating and improving company processes and efficiency.
  • Experience with reporting on a regular basis to remote headquarters.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, German is preferred.

Interested?

If you are interested please send your resume in English and in Word-format with the form below and refer to project number 10020. Please contact Melanie Sikkes or Gamze Sahan at +31 (0) 20 6971410 for more information.

KIENBAUM Executive Search
Amsterdam Teleport Towers
Kingsfordweg 151
1043 GR AMSTERDAM
The Netherlands
T: +31 (0)20 697 1410

Deze procedure is gesloten (27-05-2010).

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