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Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) (m/w/d)

Our client is a leading European logistics company with an enormous potential for growth. 

Job Profile
Responsible task in the field of port logistics with high potential of further development in the Northern European Business.

Organisational Integration
Reason for vacancy: Newly created position
Reporting Line: Reports to the local CEO
Number of subordinates: Two employees in the commercial team
Travel frequency: Approx. 50 % in Northern/ Eastern Europe

Objectives/ Tasks/ Responsibilities
The position holder will be part of the management board and will have the responsibility for the overall results of the company as well as for the development of the commercial activities.

Furthermore the main tasks and priorities are:
  • Development and Implementation of sales and marketing strategies for both divisions
  • Development and Extension of the container business
  • Management of the General Cargo Business to optimize space for general commodities with the best possible return
  • Development the RoRo activities by attracting further customers
  • Development of railway activities; in particular intermodal block trains within the region
  • Development of logistics concepts with forwarders, shipping lines and intermodal operators
  • Work with different actors within the country and abroad (authorities, railway, port authority, etc.) to ensure support for the development / implementation of the different concepts

The position holder works closely with the CEO and CFO located in Northern Europe as well as with the sales team of the headquarter.

Requirements Profile

Educational achievements: Degree in Economics, Marketing, Business or a related subject
Professional experience: At least 10 - 15 years of professional experience in B2B
Sales and Marketing and/or Business Development within the transportation and logistics industry preferable in Russia / Northern Europe

Special Experience / Knowledge: Experience in Ports/ Ports Industry / Shipping/ Intermodal transport
Leadership experience: Several years of leading international teams
Languages: Fluent in English – second language preferable

Personal skills

We are looking for a convincing personality, who should have especially the following personal skills:
  • Analytical skills
  • Intercultural competence
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Commitment, dedication, flexibility and reliability
  • Hands-on mentality
  • High level of self-motivation
  • High level of social / emotional intelligence
  • Strong communication skills
  • Result driven and strategically thinking
  • Affinity to numbers and accuracy in handling of numbers

As soon as possible

The annual salary consists of a fixed and a variable component. The final amount of the annual
salary depends on the experience and background of the candidate.
The place of work is located in Northern Europe.
A company car is provided according to the company car policy.

Your contact person
Blanka Schygulla
Ph. +49 211 749686-23