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Country Manager – Dutch & English

By May 23, 2022 No Comments


Project Management/Research
Netherlands: Zoetermeer
Depends on experience
Dutch (Fluent)
English (Fluent)
Hiring type:
Company hire
1 year with view to permanent contract
Start date:
Job ref.:
Kalcho Kalchev
+31 (0)70 311 7822


Our client is the world-leading software developer for steel connection design, member analysis, and code-checking concrete details. 

Currently, they are looking for a Country Manager to join their team in Zoetermeer. 

The Country Manager is the responsible person for the whole region and across all aspects of the company’s business, that reports directly to the management of the company. He or she will lead a team of 4 people with more hires to be added in 2022 and onwards.

Job Profile for Country Manager
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Build and maintain a strong local team responsible for sales, support, marketing, and other daily operations 
  • Expand the company to become the leader in given segments of software for structural and civil engineering
  • Create strong relationships with customers, industry partners, associations, regulators and other stakeholders in the structural engineering space
  • Be responsible for sales results in the Benelux territory
  • Manage and control the sales process according to sales methodology to achieve a predictable pipeline
  • Leverage distributors/channel partners in selected regions/states or segments (should it make sense compared to accessing the market directly)
  • Formulate and execute local marketing strategy (online, events, campaigns)
  • Cooperate closely with the team in the Historically Underutilised Business (HUB) of the company in Brno, Czech Republic
  • The Country Manager is expected to be acting also as an Account Manager/Consultant with a gradual shift to mostly managerial work. The expected split of time is:
    • Year 1 – 70% sales – 30% managerial
    • Year 2 – 40% sales – 60% managerial
    • Year 3 and onwards – 20% sales – 80% managerial

Candidate Profile for Country Manager

  • Must be fluent in Dutch and English, both written and spoken 
  • Bachelor or Master in Architecture or Civil Engineering, or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in Sales of Engineering software, with a proven track record
  • General knowledge of software products for construction technology
  • Reliability, long-term commitment
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Commercial sensitivity and persuasion
  • Be able to work independently while being a part of an international multidisciplinary team
  • Preferably resides in the Rotterdam area and has the willingness to travel

What Our Client Offers

  • Hybrid working plan 
  • 25 vacation days
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Possibility to work from home
  • Supportive international team
  • Ability to work with global teams and multiple cultures

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