Head of Sales

  • Aanbod Excellent remunerations
  • Functiegroep Sales
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8360300
  • Locatie Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht
  • Contract In dienst van opdrachtgever
  • Branche Transportation & Logistics

Over deze vacature

For the Material Handling Equipment business line in the region Benelux, UK and Scandinavia Still is looking for a smart, creative, confident, determined, self-motivated, proactive and integer.


This role will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Work together with the sales 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 sales managers’ action plans with regard to targets in collaboration with the Managing Director of the country
  • 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 MHE 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 MHE in Hamburg
  • Keep track of challenging, international and strategic projects for high profile customers
  • 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

Fields of activity:

  • Analysing all available data (financial and market data)
  • 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 MHE in Hamburg
  • 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

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 Vice President MHE Business line based in Hamburg, Germany (functional report)
  • Be part of the international MHE team
  • Work closely with the Head of Advanced Applications, 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

Your office will be in Wijnegem (BE) and/or Rotterdam (NL).


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.


  • Excellent remunerations


  • Master or University degree in engineering, economics or logistics
  • Previous experience in sales and successfully managing sales teams
  • Proven track record of achieving targets and driving sales growth in a business
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong leadership skills and an ability to inspire sales teams
  • Willingness to travel within the Benelux and to the UK, Scandinavia, Germany
  • Fluently in English and French, German 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
  • Smart, creative, confident, determined, self-motivated and proactive
  • Strong leadership skills and an ability to inspire sales teams