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StelleEuropean Sales Manager


Ben Vermeer
Managing Director
LGH (Lifting Gear Hire)
Stelle besetzt
Was ist dein Auftrag?

Was ist dein Auftrag?

In this position, you will be responsible for all LGH sales activity within Europe.

Welche Aufgaben gehören dazu?

Welche Aufgaben gehören dazu?

Your ambition: Is it your ambition to conquer the European market through an operational and tactical approach, to set a clear course for commercial strategy within LGH, and to grow into the role of Sales Director going forward?

Working closely with management, you will help to build a clear vision and sales strategy targeting further growth and developing LGH's market position. You will formulate strategic account plans for each market, sector and customer group. Together with a team of 2 sales managers (1 in the Netherlands and 1 in Germany) and 6 account managers (3 in Germany, 2 in the Netherlands and 1 in Belgium), you will look after the European market. You will work closely with the marketing manager in the UK and the local marketing assistants to generate a steady stream of leads. You will also provide guidance and direction where required and regularly accompany them on new business outings. Sales markets for the rental of lifting and materials handling gear are extremely diverse. It is therefore crucial to identify the appropriate segments and to formulate priorities in line with the objectives. Once the market position in the territories listed above has been significantly improved, you will shift your focus to the Southern and Eastern European markets. In sales meetings, you will discuss all matters that are relevant to realizing further growth. You will spend approximately 25% of your time travelling. (Attendance at certain meetings will also require travel to the UK and US.) You will report to the Managing Director of LGH in the Netherlands.

Welche Voraussetzungen solltest Du dafür erfüllen?

Welche Voraussetzungen solltest Du dafür erfüllen?

  • A manager capable of helping others excel in their roles
  • Reliable, sales-driven and energetic individual
  • Proven track record in commercial management (5-10 years)
  • Takes initiative and opens doors to new markets; solutions-oriented and creative
  • Open-minded, persistent, focused and a good communicator
  • Hands-on, results-oriented, entrepreneurial and an affinity with technology
  • Works and thinks at Higher Vocational Education (HBO) level; good command of English and German; command of French a strong advantage
Welches Unternehmen erwartet dich?

Welches Unternehmen erwartet dich?

Committed to Performance

Everything we do underpins our commitment to deliver the right equipment, to the right place, at the right time, ready for use, time after time after time.
We're proud of being dedicated lifting specialists and as the biggest in the lifting game, we refuse to compromise on the quality and safety of our equipment.

Committed to Communication

We gear our services towards the needs of our customers. Whether determining the need or supplying the right equipment for a job, we work with our customers to help them lift, pull and push legally, safety and efficiently.

Committed to Detail

We familiarise ourselves with the project in hand. We make it our business to know every detail in order to maximise the efficiency and effectiveness of all operations.

Committed to Quality

We guarantee the high quality of our equipment and our service.

Committed to Innovation

Driven by our desire to provide the best solutions available, we’ve introduced many innovations like tackle store management and modular lifting beams. We are always open to new ideas and pursue the increasingly important goal of lifelong learning.

Committed to Excellence

We are a team of highly motivated and experienced professionals who are satisfied with nothing less than the best.

Organogram The Netherlands

Job offers LGH

Several product examples

Modular spreader system

Digital crane weighers

Hydraulic lift table

Gantry cranes

Lifting Equator

Ratchet Lever hoist


Our client, LGH (Lifting Gear Hire) is a British family business and is the leading specialist in (project-based) providing lifting and material handling equipment for the last 40 years. For a fraction of the cost of ownership, its customers can take advantage of a varied fleet consisting of over 100,000 pieces of lifting and handling gear. The chain hoists (manual, electric or pneumatic), gantry cranes, hoists and lifting beams are supplied to a diverse customer base within the construction, maritime, industrial and manufacturing sectors. The expertise, experience and state-of-the-art facilities within the company allow it to offer tailored solutions to meet even the most complex and specific of lifting project requirements. Safety and quality are top priorities, and equipment meets the highest of industry standards. LGH has around 50 divisions across Germany, the Netherlands and the US and, along with it’s sister company, Rotrex Winches in the UK, LGH employs over 300 staff. Developments in the European market, combined with the company's ambitions for growth, have led to an opening for an energetic and sales-driven European Sales Manager.

Was darfst du erwarten?

Was darfst du erwarten?

  • International business, managerial role
  • Enjoyable working environment, no-nonsense company, short lines of communication
  • Successful business driven by safety and top quality
  • Varied working relations and market segments
  • Room for own initiative and entrepreneurship
Wer sind deine Kollegen?

Wer sind deine Kollegen?

Wer sind deine Kunden?

Wer sind deine Kunden?

This is only a small selection of brands from all industries who are content with the services LGH offers.

Um welche Produkte/Dienstleistungen geht es?

Um welche Produkte/Dienstleistungen geht es?

Equipment overview, click here

Projects LGH, click here

Bist du interessiert?

Bist du interessiert?

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Apply for this vacancy quoting LGH161, or contact Tim van Uden / Egon Versmoren on: +31 (0)88 - 6070100. Visit www.lgh.eu for more information.

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Schaltungsdatum 14 April 2016
Egon Versmoren
Egon Versmoren Managing Consultant
22 Jahre Velde-Erfahrung

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