THE CANDIDATE AND THE POSITION
Reporting to the International Sales Director who is based in Sweden, the successful candidate will be responsible for the start-up, growth and development of the Baltic market. He/she will establish and develop strong business partnerships with key customers, setting objectives and implementing strategies, ensuring profitable and effective sales and distribution of Gripen Wheels products throughout the territory. He/she will be wholly responsible for the development of the company in the region, the growth of the business, and the general management of the company, ensuring rapid expansion and profitable growth.
You will preferably be educated to degree level, and will ideally hold a post graduate
diploma in Sales / Marketing. However, those demonstrating high intellect and extensive relevant
experience will be given serious consideration. Additionally you will have successfully
completed a wide variety of specialist technical courses necessary for working in the
• You have a minimum of 3-5 years in a position of team leadership within a sales / marketing division of a company in the Tire Industry.
• A solid grounding and knowledge of the tire industry and retail vendor networks is essential.
• Previous successful experience and / or exposure to start-up´s would be extremely positive.
• Knowledge and experience in marketing practices within the sector will be a highly favourable attribute.
• Proven ability to successfully lead sales teams.
Good communicative skills in English ,Estonian and Russian languages.
Our client, Gripen Wheels AB, is a privately owned Wholesale Tyre Manufacturing Distributor, headquartered in Vaggeryd Southern Sweden. Founded in 1993 it is one of the largest and fastest growing companies within the sector in the Scandinavian markets. With operations established in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark, the company has been very successful in this marketplace, systematically maintaining double digit growth and extremely high profit yields. Gripen Wheels AB are Industry specialists in Off Road (OTR), Truck & Bus (TBR) and Agricultural tires and rims, and supply a wide range of diagonal, radial, new and re-treaded tires to their customers. The company has Scandinavia’s largest stock of tyres and rims in the sector, making them the most reliable partner / supplier in terms of delivery, price, quality and service.
As a well established, consolidated and profitable company, they are now in an excellent position to enter new markets. Setting the goal to become number one in all countries where they operate. The company has already initiated an ambitious expansion plan taking on the European Sales & Service operations for the brand name Triangle (Asian tyres for trucks and earth movers) throughout Europe: Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovak republic, Hungary, Norway , Poland and Baltic countries.
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