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Head of Regional Business Department

We create responsible logistics for an exciting future! Our strategic dream is to become among the TOP10 logistics sector leaders in Europe by 2026. This ambitious goal makes our daily work even more meaningful and inspires us to surpass ourselves. Together, by creating a modern and advanced international company, we foster an open and friendly corporate culture where everyone is treated with respect. Join Girteka and take the lead of your career with the company that is setting impressive possibilities to grow.

Your Responsibilities

Head of Regional Business Department will be responsible for overseeing and enhancing the operational efficiency and profitability of logistics activities within the assigned region. This role involves strategic planning, team management, and continuous improvement to meet key performance indicators (KPIs). Head of Regional Business Department will ensure optimal resource utilization, control sales fluctuations, maintain high work standards, and foster collaboration across various departments.

  • Create and implement regional sales and logistics plans that follow the company’s global strategy.
  • Optimize fleet profitability through proper execution of capacity control.
  • Monitor load balance to enhance regional profitability. Collaborate with needed departments to escalate challenges and address raised issues, ensure effective solutions are implemented.
  • Align the regional sales team with the global sales team, focusing on regional fluctutations and targeted regional sales.
  • Manage the regional budget, ensuring financial objectives are met and resources are allocated effectively.
  • Identify potential risks related to logistics operations and sales, and develop action plans to mitigate these risks.
  • Track and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs), and continuously assess logistics processes. Propose improvements for efficiency and effectiveness, working with responsible departments to enhance operational performance.
  • Lead, mentor and develop a high-performing regional team. Set performance goals, monitor progress, and provide regular feedback.
  • Foster a collaborative and positive work environment that promotes high performance and teamwork across departments.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, laws, and company policies. 

Our Expectations

  • Professional background in road transportation operations (own fleet and/or spedition) with a career history in logistics or supply chain management.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a logistics role with leadership responsibilities, particularly in road operations.
  • Proven experience in implementing operational improvements and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Extensive knowledge of industry regulations and quality standards.
  • Experience working with clients, understanding the market and client needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to optimize resource allocation to drive cost-effective operations and enhance operational efficiency and profitability.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Operational Excellence: Commitment to operational efficiency and cost management.
  • Leadership: Proven track record of leading and developing high-performing teams.
  • Execution Skills: Strong ability to execute operational plans and make effective decisions.
  • Process Management: Ability to implement and manage efficient processes.
  • Analytical Thinking: Strong ability to analyze data and metrics to drive decision-making.
  • Collaboration: Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Result Orientation: Demonstrated focus on achieving successful outcomes and delivering results.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with strong English language proficiency.
  • High Integrity: Upholding the highest standards of integrity in all activities.
  • Proactive Approach: High energy, and a proactive approach to problem-solving.

We Offer

  • Career opportunities: 77% of our management has grown along with the company and as many as 30% of our colleagues progress up the career ladder every year.
  • Learning and development: participating in internal and external training, seminars, working sessions, mentoring, and management programs.
  • Health and well-being: Health insurance with the possibility of choosing the most relevant program. 50% compensation for both breakfast and lunch, free fruits and cakes. Opportunity to play sports and use our partners‘ discounts.
  • Flexibility: our company offers the opportunity to work for 30 days from any EU. We have set up a special fund for those who want to volunteer, and we provide off days to give you time to volunteer.
  • Collaborative culture: We believe in the power of teamwork and people connection because we can only create value by achieving results together and supporting career advancement, therefore we have an office-first approach with occasional possibilities to work from home
  • Rewards and recognition: Rewards on work anniversary occasions, days off during your birthday, and holiday gifts are included. Team-building events, various initiatives, and like-minded clubs.

Contact person: Ieva Vaidienė, , Ieva.Vaidiene@girteka.eu 

Location: 

Vilnius, LT

Job Function:  Sales & Business Development
Level of Experience:  Division Manager
Minimum Salary (Gross):  6480
Maximum Salary (Gross):  8100
Currency:  EUR
Onsite/Remote:  Hybrid
Posted Date:  5 Jul 2024

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