Head of Country Denmark (m/f)

Job offer / Stellenangebot TG1770417

Our client is a family owned pharmaceutical company specialised in the development and production of human and veterinary vaccines. The head office is based in Germany and employs more than 1700 persons. The company has almost 100 years of expertise bringing a substantial range of products to the international market. The business division "animal health" produces and distributes pharmaceuticals and biologics for farm and companion animals, achieving continual global growth. Within the animal health sector the company is one of the largest vaccine producers in Germany. The drive for steady increase of the business is based upon a solid independent expansion strategy. This rare type of ownership structure enables visionary planning based on long term investments and long term job security.

The Danish branch has been founded four years ago and is preparing a solid basis for growing business. For further development and expansion of the branch, we require an experienced manager for the position

Head of Country Denmark (m/f)

Your responsibilities:

  • As the head of a team of three, you will be responsible for all commercial issues in the Danish branch and the turnover in a high single digit million range (Euro)
  • You are responsible for anchoring the company deeper in the market, sales of modern vaccines and further growth of the company. Focus is on swine vaccines
  • Your area of authority includes national product management & marketing and operations
  • Wholesalers and distributors are your main customers
  • Field tasks will cover approximately 30% of your working hours
  • Operations will be managed from the office in the Southwestern periphery of Copenhagen
  • You will be responsible managing our diagnostic service concept, contact with the German headquarters and local Danish research institutions
  • You will be expected to participate in commercial meetings in Germany together with the country heads of other European branches on a regular basis
  • As responsible for the Danish Technical Service Managers and in collaboration with the technical department in the German head office you will be responsible for product and marketing trials and technical issues relating to marketing
  • You will report to the Sales Director EMEA in the German headquarters

Your qualifications:

  • Convincing personality, confident and competent in front of employees, veterinarians, farmers and opinion leaders
  • Talent in steering and motivating well-trained people
  • Experienced in interacting in a fast growing international organization
  • Commercial talent
  • Familiar with the interactions between Danish Swine production and the Animals Health industry and be prepared for a major role
  • Qualifications in veterinary or agricultural science. Candidates with a related degree are also welcome
  • Happy to take sporadic travel in Europe sometimes for several days. Very good written and spoken English skills and proficient usage of MS Office products.

Our offer:

We offer you the rare chance to advance your career by joining this medium sized organization in a very responsible role. The board assigns responsibility for people and results. You will work in a future-oriented company which has excellent technical competence and an ever growing reputation as a reliable partner in Denmark. You will have the opportunity to use your experience and connections to significantly contribute to the organization's aim of successful globalization. The precursor is ready to introduce you in the role and the organization.

For initial contact, please speak to Dr. med. vet. Felix von Hardenberg and his team under the Telephone Number +49 8178 998641-0.

Please send your expressive application documents (covering letter, CV, salary expectations and earliest possible starting date) quoting the reference TG1770417 by E-Mail to application@hardenberg-consulting.com


Stellenangebot / Job offer TG177017