Founded in 1969 in France and now present in 58 countries, Somfy is the world leader of the automatic control of openings and closers in homes and buildings. Pioneer in the connected home sector, the group is innovating every day to create homes that offer their users comfort, well-being and safety on a daily basis and is committed to sustainable development. For over 50 years, we are committed to creating useful solutions that are accessible to all, designed for today and beyond. For more information about the company; www.somfy.com and www.somfy.se
Somfy has a strong market position in Sweden with a possibility to grow even more in some segments. We need to recruit a new manager for the Swedish business. Somfy Sweden is mainly a sales and service organization with 17 persons and a turnover of around 85 MSEK. The position reports to MD Somfy Norhern Europe, based in The Netherlands.
This is a general managerial role with business- and sales management focus. It is also operational with own client contacts (key accounts, larger clients). The new manager can expect to join a company in good shape with a nice environment and a stable organization. The challenge is to move to the next level and to grow the business.
”To be the preferred partner for window and door automation” is the 2030 ambition.
You have a strong background within sales development and sales management. You are either an experienced leader from a role with full responsibility for a business unit or a strong commercial leader of a sales unit ready to take broader responsibilities. You have a proven track record in delivering through teams. You like to do business with own client contacts but also support the sales team and to work operational. You have experience working in an international environment, within technical solutions or working with installers. You have a degree/equivalent in Master Sales, Marketing or Business Administration. Professional business language in both Swedish and English.
As a person you are driven, have a lot of positive energy and have excellent skills in building relationships. You are an inspiratonal leader with capability to motivate, communicate, be clear on targets/expectations and with a good strategic hight.
You will get the opportunity to work in a large international group with a strong brand and innovative environment.
For the past 50 years, Somfy’s development and success has been based on the talent and dedication of all the men and women who make up our group. It is also based on their personal quest for fulfillment through a corporate project that encourages them to excel and realize their ambitions. In an environment that demands increasing agility, “One Somfy, One Team!” instills renewed operating methods and how employees are dedicated to our shared ambition. Around the world, our 6.070 Somfy employees take on responsibilities and help our teams to grow. They innovate, collaborate to pool their expertise, and co-create projects that bring the group’s vision to life: Inspiring a better way of living accessible to all.
For more information, please contact Senior Consultant Eva Backstam 076-000 18 20 or Research Consultant Linus Nilsson, 0708 91 82 81. We interview on an ongoing basis, please apply soonest on www.k2search.se
All information will be treated with confidentiality. We want your application to be in English.