Country Manager – Netherlands

Regio
Midden Nederland
Locatie
Utrecht
Sector
Rundveehouderij
Functiegroep
Management/Directie
Opleidingsniveau
HBO/bachelor

On behalf of our client, Green Career Consult is looking for a:

Country Manager – Netherlands

The Country Manager is responsible for optimising the sales and managing all their operations within The Netherlands and other countries as determined. This is a statutory position.

Location: Netherlands – Utrecht area

Company description:

Fullwood Packo BV is a subsidiary Company of the Fullwood Packo Dairy Group a leading designer and manufacturer of milking systems, milking equipment and cooling tanks. With a complete range of milking machines and herd management tools, they have helped farmers worldwide to maximise the productivity and profitability of their dairy businesses.

Reporting to:

Group Managing Director and functionally to Director of Sales

Main Duties:

  • You will be expected to grow existing business to ensure all opportunities are maximised.
  • You will also develop their Dealer / Distribution and Service network.
  • Key account Management.
  • Work closely with Fullwood group sales team, sharing best practice, current trends and ways to develop accounts and setting an example for all to follow.
  • You will prepare forecasts and sales budget.
  • P&L responsible including cash responsibility
  • Recruit and manage staff, including performance monitoring, and possibly mentoring and training.

Experience:

  • General management and commercial experience is essential for working in this job.
  • Excellent networking skills in an international environment.
  • A broad range of business skills
  • Knowledge and experience of the market sector is preferable. They must fully understand the products and services provided after an introduction period.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels, including people-management, leadership and both written and verbal communication skills.

Education:

  • Must be educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably with some financial qualifications or training – a solid understanding of budgeting and financial planning is essential as this role involves agreeing annual budgets as well as producing financial reports.

Key Attributes:

  • Strong leadership
  • English & Dutch compulsory, French will be desirable
  • Team builder (Internal and Network) and focus on communication: Internal (within subsidiary, within the group); external (Within the network)
  • Network management skills compulsory
  • Good track record to put in place turnaround plan
  • Capability to manage in an unstructured environment and structure it
  • Agricultural skills are desirable but not compulsory
  • Multi-skilled: small structure so you must be proficient in sales, after sales, network, HR, Finance, legal issue, etc.
  • Helicopter View
  • Good Autonomy, hard worker, committed, having a great deal of insight; perseverant
  • Capable to take tough decisions
  • High Sales and Marketing skills
  • Capable to teach and bring professional behavior
  • Customer and result oriented
  • Change orientation
  • Able to bring institutional skills keeping a high operational commitment
  • Entrepreneur mindset
  • Capability to adapt itself of a very eclectic environment: you have to deal with people having a from a very low profile to high level profile: from farmer up to you.
  • Capability to build and execute a full subsidiary strategic plan

Reaction/Information:

If you are interested in this vacancy or if you desire additional information, please get in contact with Green Career Consult, via Mr. Bart van Eikema Hommes, Senior Consultant, mobile: 06-53159483.
Please send your cover letter and CV via e-mail to: bart.hommes@greencareerconsult.nl

For more information about Fullwood look at: https://fullwoodpacko.com/