For our branche in Hungary, we are looking for a :
General / Branch Manager (fulltime, M / F)
A multifaceted managerial role who speaks the language of a hard-working medium-sized organisation and aims for the dynamics of an efficient organisation! As a Branch Manager, you are responsible for realisation of the planned objectives of our Hungarian branch and its commercial activities.
In cooperation with the sales, admin and technical team you will drive continuous improvement to ensure consistent quality and yield to meet the demands of the Hungarian horticulture market.
Together with the Commercial Director Europe you will be responsible for sales by developing a winning strategy- and operational plan.
This will result in flawless and focused proposal preparations all together with your team (24 FTE’s).
You will also have the following responsibilities :
Supervise all daily company affairs, including planning, organizing and coordination;
Responsible for all sales- and marketing related activities concentrated on setting up, maintaining and expanding the sales network;
Responsible for all operational- and commercial activities of the branch in Hungary;
You will report directly to the Commercial Manager Europe working at the Head Office in s-Gravenzande, The Netherlands
Create business environment where Royal Brinkman hires, manage and develop all employees alongside the business and job specific competencies
Main purpose is to obtain profit contribution by managing staff, establishing and accomplishing business objectives.
Manage resources with the appropriate balancing to deliver short term business results and long term sustainable development
Summary of the function :
Direct coordination and oversee activities of business, concerning the distribution, pricing and sales of products & services.
Develop and implement product marketing strategies including advertising campaigns and sales promotions.
Managing the budget by reviewing financial statements, sales reports, activity reports and other performance data and acting accordingly.
Monitoring and ensuring compliance with statutory regulations and company policy.
Making recommendations on equipment and suggest areas of improvement based on daily practice.
Working with the Industry's leading Horticultural products.
Build and sustain good personal relationship to top customers and other relevant industry partners as greenhouse builders, seed companies, nurseries, authorities, horticultural press.
Implement strategies to increase Market Share.
Manage multinational staff in consultation with the Commercial Manager Europe.
Are you the suitable candidate, because you...
have a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent? Msc. in horticulture or economy is an advantage
have 5 to 10 years relevant work experience (managing organizations)?
have knowledge of / experience with the Hungarian agricultural market?
are Hungarian speaking, as well as an excellent knowledge of the English language?
residency in Hungary (preferably in the south region, Szeged) ?
have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications?
are experienced in managing a (sales) team?
can cooperate with branch managers from other countries?
Skills : strong strategic leadership skills, analytical, good communicator, general management and people management skills, team builder, hands on mentality and Agricultural / horticultural knowledge.
Business and job-specific competences : customer-oriented approach, collaboration, performance motivation, group oriented leadership, networking, organisational sensitivity, commercial ability, result driven attitude and entrepreneurship.
We offer :
In)formal work atmosphere in an International environment;
Besides the prospect of permanent employment, we offer attractive working conditions which are in line with market practice;
Opportunities to develop your own initiatives and to work independently within a team of committed and enthusiastic colleagues.
Workplace : Our branch in Hódmezövásárhely, Csongrád, Hungary.
Who are we?
The 'Global specialist in horticulture' for 135 years. The Hungarian branch is a 25 years old very well established player in HU,RO,BG and former Yugoslavian market.
We are a leading supplier to the professional horticulture sector with a clear vision for the future. Let's improve together stands for the way in which we operate;
improving horticulture worldwide together with growers, suppliers and other partners.
Would you like to know more about Royal Brinkman? Check out our company film.
Are you interested or would you like to apply?
If you are interested in this position but you would like receive more information, please contact John Heijboer, Commercial Manager Europe at +31 6 277 469 59.
Or email your English motivation letter and CV to hr royalbrinkman.com.