Managing Director Germany (m/f)

Region: Deutschland

Our client is an international, publicly traded retailer for energy products and services. An early-stage presence in the German market has already been established. The successful candidate will develop strategies, products and sales channels to scale-up a profitable and sustainable energy sales business in Germany. We are looking for a focused, seasoned, strategic, and process-minded leader with experience in scaling an organization and developing a performance culture among a group of diverse, talented individuals. The person must be a leader who is able to see the bigger picture, but is also detail oriented with a hands-on leadership style. She should be able to develop a vision and at the same time deliver measurable, cost-effective results. Key tasks include:


  • Develop a strategy and vision to build a profitable and sustainable business
  • Prepare and implement comprehensive business plans to facilitate achievement by planning cost-effective operations and market development activities
  • Leading the organization to ensure the successful expansion in the German market
  • Analyze sales-channels and initiate campaigns
  • Develop new business areas, products and pricings
  • Serve as a leader of the organization and provide a strong day-to-day leadership presence
  • Communicate and maintain trust relationships with stakeholders
  • Provide strategic advice to the senior management in regard of the German market


The ideal candidate has his (or her) strength in the combination of energy market know-how, strong sales background and hands-on management expertise. In Detail, the background includes:

  • Results-proven management track record in building up a B2C and B2B sales organization in the energy industry. Experience in consulting is beneficiary but not necessary
  • Evidence of the ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, experience, and judgment; high level of business acumen including successful P&L management
  • The ability to balance the delivery of ideas against the realities of a budget; and problem solving, project management, and creative resourcefulness
  • Ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and incorporate them into the organizational plan
  • Ability to effectively build organization and staff capacity, developing a top-notch workforce and the processes that ensure the organization runs smoothly
  • Exceptional capacity for managing and leading people; a team builder who has experience in scaling up organizations; ability to connect staff both on an individual level and in large groups; capacity to enforce accountability, cultivate entrepreneurship, and learn the strengths and weaknesses of the team so as to put people in a position to succeed
  • Thorough understanding of finance, sales, systems, and HR; broad experience with the full range of business functions and systems, including strategic development and planning, budgeting, business analysis, finance, information systems, human resources, and marketing
  • Solid educational background; MBA or similar advanced degree highly desired


Those who feel they are suitable for this position should forward their CV's or alternatively contact us  to  discuss the role discretely in more detail.



Jonathan Lichter

Tel: +49 69 401507 423


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