The GARANT Group is a fast growing purchasing and marketing group for medium-sized retailers in the kitchen, living, bedding and bathroom + home business sector with more than 1,700 national and international retail partners. To expand our international business activities, we are looking for a candidate to join as soon as possible:

International Chief Sales Officer (f/m/d)

for “Kitchen” and “Living”

Our offer:

  • Opportunity to start working and taking over responsibility in international sales within in a solid, dynamically growing, international group of companies
  • A dedicated team with flat hierarchies
  • Systematic, profound and comprehensive induction training
  • Enough scope to work autonomously and independently
  • A broad range of duties with flexible work arrangements and development opportunities
  • Attractive compensation package suitable to the position, qualifications and responsibility

Job responsibilities:

  • Development of the entire group based on the implementation of the existing international expansion strategy of the GARANT Group
  • Conducting Foreign Market Analysis (Structure-, Revenue- and Market-Potential-Analysis)
  • Building an international Sales Organisation
  • Developing cooperations with commercial (retail) structures for the sectors "furniture" and "kitchen" in the pan-European area (desirably also beyond)
  • Transnational structuring and planning of relevant assortments and related concepts
  • Contract negotiations with furniture and kitchen retail chains, buying group associations and individual customers (B2B)
  • Development and roll-out of the international brand- and marketing strategy
  • International cost management
  • Administration and management of international budgets

Your profile

  • European Manager (Country of origin outside of Germany is welcome)
  • Graduate in commerce or qualified and trained in the field of woodworking
  • Several years‘ experience in the international sales department of a well-established kitchen- and/or furniture manufacturing company or international trade network/ company
  • Knowledge and experience in development of assortment concepts and retail brands
  • Experience within a buying group association would be desirable, but is not essential
  • Fluently in English (German, French and/or Spanish are advantageous)
  • Personality with high intercultural competence
  • High degree of social competence and being service & customer orientated
  • Empathetic and confident appearance
  • Team- and goal-oriented way of working
  • Diplomatic negotiation skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative, being self-driven and performance- orientated as well as being able to work under pressure with the willingness to travel
  • Good knowledge of common data processing applications (MS Office etc.)

 

Are you interested? Then send us your application now!

The absolutely confidential treatment of your application is a matter of course to us.

Please submit your complete application including your earliest start date and salary expectations, preferably electronically to:

GARANT Holding International S.A:
Elfriede Röder
42, route de Treves
L-6793 Grevenmacher
bewerbung@garant-group.lu
www.garant-group.lu

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