Managing Director

The Logic Factory (TLF)
08-02-2024    2024-00007   

Managing Director Europe (The Logic Factory)
The Job
The Logic Factory is looking for a Managing Director to head up our European operations (including existing customers in Australia) based in our offices in Den Bosch, Netherlands (HQ) and Liverpool, UK. Next to managing HR and Office/Facilities, the Delivery Director EU, Client Executive EU/APAC and in the future the whole EU sales team report directly to the MD.

The Managing Director owns yearly strategy, budget, and execution at scale of Delivery, Sales, Office/Facilities and HR. Efficient execution are part of their targets, as is vertical satisfaction and people (performance) management. The Managing Director is part of the TLF’s Executive Management Team and reports to the Board of Directors.
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Direct reports

  • Office/Facility Management 
  • Local HR
  • Delivery (via Delivery Director)
  • Client Executive(s)
  • (future) Sales Executive(s)

Indirect reports (Social Manager)

  • Anyone working in the NL and UK offices not in the direct report line.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Building and engaging the team
    • Enhance the workplace through leadership, employee engagement and personnel development. Build up next level leadership.
    • Build sustainable teams and ensure employees work productively and develop professionally.
    • Improve collaboration between teams through team events and other activities.
    • Overall linking pin between EU/UK team and the Board. Conveying global messages on behalf of the Board.
  • Ensuring governance and compliance
    • Understand compliance documentation, ensure teams are adhering to local compliance in all aspects such as HR, taxes, insurance etc.
    • Collaborate with local managers and partners on all local matters like HR, regulations, IT, requirements etc.   
    • Regularly update senior management on progress, roadmap, challenges, risks and decisions.
  • Direct reporting lines 
    • Ensure EU (for now Den Bosch, Liverpool) facilities and office are managed, by guiding the office admin executive in their day-to-day activities as well as managing the office budget, office vendors and expenses.
    • Ensure the Delivery & (future) Sales team is successful and meeting KPI’s, by assisting the Delivery Director & (future) Sales Enablement Manager in formulating overall strategy, managing people and establishing policies and procedures.
    • Guide the local HRBP to implement HR and recruitment initiatives according to global plans. Translate global plans into regional initiatives and actions.
  • DS liaison/Business Development/Customer Relationships
  • Build relationship with regional DS (Delmia Quintiq) leadership team(s).
  • Participate as (pre-)sales in sales engagements. Support and or negotiate on deals.
  • Own the (current and future) customer relationships. Lead strategic governance and act as steerco member in projects.

Requirements

  • Experience in (supply chain or complex IT) consultancy, services in software development or a related industry.
  • 5+ years’ experience in managing all operations aspects.
  • Proven experience in collaborating with teams across geographies and international teams.
  • Proven experience working in both sales and delivery.
  • Knowledge of business process and functions (finance, HR, procurement, operations etc.)
  • Experience in planning and budgeting
  • Problem-solving & pragmatic aptitude
  • Excellent leader and communicator; able to motivate, influence, and inspire at all levels
  • Ability to clearly craft, communicate, measure, and manage expectations of stakeholders.
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills

KPIs

  • Adherence to the values of our company
  • Cost adherence (to budget)
  • Revenue (to target)
  • Employee Satisfaction Score ≥ 4.0
  • Utilization ≥ 70%
  • Customer Satisfaction Score ≥ 3.8
  • Efficiency > 90%
  • Employee turnover – Headcount at end of year is minimally the same as at start of year

About the procedure
The Logic Factory is being assisted in this search process by Karen Kragt and Nicole Boevé, both partners from Partners at Work. They will conduct the initial screening interviews with potentially suitable candidates. Subsequently, the most fitting candidates will be introduced to the selection committee. Based on this, the continuation of the procedure is as follows:

  • First interview with the CEO
  • Second interview with the CRO
  • Third interview with the shareholders, including a business case
  • Assessment

You can express your interest in this vacancy by uploading your CV and motivation letter by the button SOLLICITEER.
For further information about this vacancy, you can contact Nicole Boevé and Karen Kragt from Partners at Work at 035 – 548 0760.

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