Job: Western Europe Regional Manager
Based Paris, France – with ~40% travel within Western Europe
THE COMPANY: Peak Scientific Instruments is the global market leader in the design, manufacture and servicing of instrument gas generators for analytical laboratories in the life science and biomedical sectors. With over a decade of sustained high growth and an international footprint across 20 countries, Peak is one of Scotland’s fastest-growing manufacturing businesses: recognised by being one of only two companies in the UK to be awarded two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in 2016.
THE ROLE: As Western Europe Regional Manager reporting to our General Manager EMEA, your two-fold function will be to take on the day-to-day leadership and management of our important French territory and to assume commercial leadership for the wider western Europe region of EMEA (including France, Germany, Switzerland and Iberia). Your principal responsibility will be to grow, develop and exploit generator sales opportunities within this developing region, initially focusing on the scientific market and evolving in time to focus on industrial markets. Leading, managing and motivating a team of 14 to deliver results, you’ll drive both generator and service sales performance across the territory, as well as continuous improvement, in addition to:
developing and executing strategic plans to deliver sustainable, profitable growth
working alongside other teams, departments/functions and Peak HQ
leading the development of a strong and sustainable sales pipeline.
THE CANDIDATE: With at least a first degree and fluent in French and English (additional language(s) beneficial), you must have a significant commercial leadership track record in a similar industry with demonstrable transferable skills, having worked across the EMEA region working with colleagues from different backgrounds/cultures. Able to grasp and understand technical detail and convey it easily, you’re a first-class communicator with strong awareness of French business practices, culture and HR/legal requirements and the ability to adapt these to work across the Western EU region and beyond.
Commercially astute and a strategic thinker and planner, you’re strong on analysis and can also offer:
good project management and execution skills
the ability to drive continuous improvement and development of processes
effective relationship-building skills, both internally and externally.
Now is a great time to join us! This Western Europe Regional Manager role will be challenging and busy, yet exciting. On offer in return is a fantastic work, life and fun balance, a great work environment, plus the chance to make a real contribution to the future growth and success of a global business. If you have what it takes to be part of Peak, click APPLY!