Head of advanced application

  • Aanbod Good remuneration
  • Functiegroep Sales, Marketing & Communication
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8282700
  • Locatie Netherlands
  • Contract In dienst van opdrachtgever
  • Branche Transportation & Logistics, Manufacturing

Over deze vacature

For the Advanced Applications business line in the region Benelux, UK and Scandinavia we are looking for our client for a smart, creative, confident, determined, self-motivated and proactive Head of Advanced Applications (f/m).


You will contribute to scaling our fast growing Advanced Applications business line and promote and develop the sales activities, launching of new products and concepts in all countries of the region. This includes ensuring accurate and profitable sales operations to customer demands.

Your position as Head of Advanced Applications

In your role you will:

  • Report directly to the Senior Vice President in the region Benelux, UK, Scandinavia with a dotted reporting line to the Senior Director Advanced Applications based in Hamburg, Germany (functional report)
  • Be part of the international Advanced Applications team
  • Work closely with the Head of Sales, Head of Product service and Head of Fleet services and managing directors of the subsidiaries in the region Benelux, UK and Scandinavia
  • Be part of the Management Team of the region Benelux, UK and Scandinavia

This role will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Work together with the country division managers in the region on achievement of the sales targets and KPI’s in order to ensure the achievement of the company targets
  • Validate the country division manager’s action plans with regard to division targets in collaboration with the Managing Director
  • Ensure a high level of customer’s satisfaction in the region
  • Improve the business through sharing “best practice” and creating a “learning-curve” in the region and the business line throughout the STILL group
  • Moderate, coordinate and support, there where it is necessary, in the interface of country subsidiaries and the business line Advanced Applications in Hamburg
  • Keep track of challenging, international and strategic projects for high profile customers, often in close collaboration with international colleagues from our sales team
  • Be part of a competitive culture. The team is deal-driven, open-minded, creative and fast-moving. We seek similar qualifications in candidates. That means you must feel comfortable with juggling lots of responsibilities and prioritizing accordingly
  • Enable all the team members to become experts in intralogistics solutions that are impacting the industry and companies

Fields of activity:

  • Overall responsible for reaching objectives (KPIs) for the region (e.g. sales, cost evaluation, different margins, market coverage, stock, utilization rate, contractual compliance …)
  • Planning and managing division projects in the region or within the business line Advanced Application in Hamburg
  • Further development of the product portfolio
  • Budgeting revenue, costs and headcounts for the division in the region in cooperation with the subsidiaries
  • Responsibility for the follow up of the strategy and projects


Already for a long time STILL has been one of the leading suppliers of forklift trucks, platform trucks and tractors plus the latest Intralogistics systems. With more than 8,000 employees, 4 production plants, 14 branches in Germany, 20 subsidiary companies abroad, plus a dealer network consisting of 246 dealers worldwide, STILL is successfully active on an international scale. With the highest quality, reliability and innovative technology, STILL is meeting, today and in the future, the requirements of small, medium and large companies.


  • Good remuneration


  • University degree in engineering, economics or logistics
  • Experience in intralogistics or concept development with the focus on warehouse planning, automation, fleet optimisation, design of logistics systems
  • Strong negotiations skills
  • Willingness to travel to the Benelux, UK, Scandinavia, Germany
  • Good English speaker (it is a must, a native speaker is a plus)
  • Excellent communication skills, organizational talent and enjoying overview oriented tasks
  • Able to manage time effectively and work under strict deadlines
  • Good understanding of and able to adapt into different cultures
  • A high stress resistance level
  • Experience in project management
  • Strategic and conceptual thinking
  • Smart, creative, confident, determined, self-motivated and proactive
  • Focused on details