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Business Unit Director

For our client, a leading software developer for the logistics sector, we are looking for an inspiring and visionary Business Unit Director.

THE ORGANISATION                                            

Our client is a leading and innovative solution provider in the area of Supply Chain Planning and Optimisation. They serve a wide range of (international) customers in the logistical sector. Their supply chain solutions are highly integrated, easy to interface with and offer time savings as well as standardisation, while reducing data entry errors.

Due to an internal promotion, they are looking for a Business Unit Director who provides inspiring and motivating leadership. The Business Unit Director leads a team of 25 Consultants and Software Developers and is Profit and Loss responsible for the Unit. He or she reports to the Chief Operating Officer. The key responsibilities of the Business Unit Director are future-proofing the Unit and creating and implementing a long-term strategic vision for the Business Unit.

Background & Experience

  • Academic level
  • At least 8 years of experience in software development or a similar environment
  • Experience with Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • At least 2 years of relevant management experience in transformational environments
  • International orientation and experience
  • Experience with initiating and managing technical change
  • At least basic knowledge of programming processes or software development
  • The ability to apply IT to support the business processes thereby creating business value and contribute to organizational transformation
  • Excellent verbal and written command of English and Dutch

The ideal candidate profile

  • High level of impersonal effectiveness
  • Charismatic personality; able to guide the team to reach long-term results
  • Result-driven
  • Keen interest in and affinity for the logistical software market developments
  • Energetic and inspiring leader
  • Clear vision for the future or (logistical) technology
  • High-level analytical skills
  • Convincing and proven leadership ability
  • “Tech-savvy”

CONTACT

Should you be interested in this position, please send your resume together with a short motivation by email to peter.vos@yess.nl. Please refer to the position “Business Unit Director” in the subject of your email.

 

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Peter Vos
Peter Vos