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Vice President Italy - H22966


03 - Italia/Lombardia/Milano


Leading multinational company in the business services sector.


Reporting to the European Management Board, in an organisation typical of northern European multinationals, the figure will work alongside the VP Sales. 
She/He will assure delivery of country strategic results in consideration to financial targets and organisational management and contribute to the regional goals and common business initiatives. 

Main Tasks: 
  • assure that entire range of country unit management activities are aligned with Company mission, vision and values; 
  • translate/transfer regional strategy into local strategy and goals;  
  • align Company priorities with country priorities and ensure proper execution on local level; 
  • generate country unit strategic vision towards further developing market opportunities, growing sales volume and organisational improvements; 
  • assure awareness of market development, local trends and drivers and access to necessary information to derive fitting actions; 
  • initiate and manage activities aimed at expanding the network of business contacts and strengthening the Company brand on the local and international markets; 
  • taking/supervising/monitoring wide range of complex actions aiming at putting country business strategy into force;  
  • keep and foster people management;  
  • oversee all country policies and procedures are in place to ensure business and organisational run within the highest quality standards, risk is minimised and customers have a positive experience; 
  • participate in optimisation projects with local and regional stakeholders; 
  • secure Company interests when negotiating and setting up contractual agreements with clients and external business partners;  
  • run regular control activities/routines in order to ensure sound country business performance; 
  • full country P&L; 
  • country budget – preparing, justification and proper execution – together with Finance Director; 
  • legal compliance (country and EU regulations); 
  • Company regional internal regulations compliance; 
  • business image of country unit as a reliable partner on the local/regional market;. 
  • representing Company interests when negotiating local contracts and setting up contractual agreements (individually or collectivelly in accordance with formal regulations); 
  • taking country organisational management related decisions; 
  • deciding individually on spendings in accordance with letter of empowerment (locally); 
  • deciding on entire range of labor regulations related issues of country middle management individuals.


  • University Degree in Business Administration or Equivalent;
  • 10 years of experience in the role or in Operations Director Role;
  • Preferred background: Logistics, Supply Chain, Food, Retail,; Utilities or Waste Management;
  • Experience in change management;
  • Team building;
  • Good communication skills, Client orientation, Change Management, Target-oriented, Team/ project Management;
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of German and French is appreciated but not mandatory.