We are seeking a dynamic and results-oriented Country Head to lead the operations in Belgium for a prominent logistics company. The ideal candidate will possess an entrepreneurial spirit, exceptional leadership skills, and a proven track record in team management, P&L management, sales, and freight management. As the Country Head, you will be responsible for driving the growth and success of the operations in Belgium, while fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and operational excellence.
- Leadership and Strategy: Develop and implement strategic plans to drive business growth and market share in Belgium. Provide visionary leadership to inspire and guide the team towards achieving company objectives.
- Entrepreneurial Mindset: Cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit within the team, encouraging innovation, creativity, and calculated risk-taking to identify and capitalize on new business opportunities.
- Team Management: Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing team, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment. Empower team members to excel in their roles and contribute to the overall success of the company.
- P&L Management: Oversee financial performance, budgeting, and P&L management for the Belgium operations. Make strategic decisions to ensure profitability and sustainable growth.
- Sales Management: Drive the sales strategy, targeting new business opportunities and nurturing existing client relationships. Collaborate with the sales team to meet and exceed revenue targets.
- Freight Management: Utilize your deep understanding of logistics and freight management to optimize operational processes, streamline supply chain operations, and enhance overall efficiency.
- Stakeholder Engagement: Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including clients, partners, regulatory bodies, and industry associations. Represent the company's interests and maintain a positive brand image in the market.
- Operational Excellence: Drive continuous improvement initiatives across all aspects of the business, ensuring the highest standards of operational efficiency, safety, and compliance.
- Proven experience (10+ years) in senior leadership roles within the logistics industry.
- Strong entrepreneurial mindset with a track record of identifying and seizing business opportunities.
- Demonstrated experience in managing P&L, budgeting, and financial analysis.
- Exceptional team management and leadership skills, with a focus on fostering a collaborative and high-performing work environment.
- In-depth knowledge of freight management, logistics operations, and supply chain processes.
- Proven ability to drive sales growth and meet revenue targets.
- Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
- Analytical thinker with the ability to make data-driven decisions.