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    Country Manager Sales & Marketing for Belgium and France Located in Germany or Belgium or Home office *

    Our client is a resource- and technology-based company that develops, produces and markets worldwide a broad range of refractories, metallurgical wire and laser technology for the steel and nonferrous Industry. The company is a world leader in its business and differentiates itself through constant development of products and services.

    Country Manager Sales & Marketing for Belgium and France Located in Germany or Belgium or Home office *

    Was macht den Wechsel besonders interessant?

    We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated Country Manager for Sales & Marketing to further grow the presence of our client in Belgium and France. By exceptional leadership and proven sales excellence, you are responsible for the success of all product lines in both countries.

    You will be working with a team of finance administration, Controlling, R&D, Production and HR colleagues.

    Die Position

    Your tasks include in detail:

    ▻ Having full P&L responsibility for Belgium & France ▻ Holding existing business and develop sustainable, profitable growth in both countries ▻ Responsibility for sales leadership and for oversight of steel mill service support at client’s sites ▻ Primary focus on business development at customers by introducing/selling the value of new/differentiated
    products/systems ▻ Preparing annual sales plans, marketing plans, budgets and demand planning forecasts ▻ Building key customer relationships based on trust and value at senior and middle management levels ▻ Managing an efficient infrastructure (sales, service, marketing and administrative support) that is focused on customer satisfaction and support the growth strategy ▻ Constant scanning of competitive environment and adjusting strategy or positioning accordingly ▻ Managing a team of 6 direct reports incl. 1 supervisor who himself leads an operations team

    Der ideale Kandidat

    You come with...

    ▻ a university degree in engineering, business or marketing ▻ comprehensive experience in selling to the steel, refractory, nonferrous metals and/ or cement industries ▻ a successful career in the sales and/or service area ▻ at least 3 years of experience as a sales or service manager with a management responsibility from a larger team ▻ the ability to understand the value drivers of refractories at steel and nonferrous producers and able to communicate and justify the value of client´s systems ▻ must be fluent in English & French (verbal and written), preferable also Dutch ▻ high technical affinity and hands-on mentality ▻ strong customer and service orientation ▻ proven ability to drive the sales process and build successful client relationships ▻ excellent verbal communication and closing skills ▻ strong organization, planning and problem-solving skills ▻ very good interpersonal skills with colleagues and clients ▻ team player with cooperative leadership style ▻ Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Lotus Notes ▻ Willing and able to travel regularly both in car/plane

    Your benefits

    ▻ Flexible working: home office or/and at our client's headquarters in Germany or Belgium ▻ Flat hierarchies, transparent communication and open mindsets ▻ A remuneration package commensurate of the role, plus company car or car allowance ▻ Customized trainings in a culture of learning and development ▻ The opportunity to grow within a quality-driven company ▻ An international and open-minded team with regular team meetings

    Get in Touch

    If this challenge appeals to you, then please send us your application (including English CV, cover letter, certificates, earliest starting date and your salary expectations) by e-mail to brigitte.lang@pape.de. For further information or questions please contact Brigitte Lang under +49 (89) 954 599 70 or +49 (172) 89 317 88. We guarantee complete confidentiality.

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