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  • Country Manager Spain Villaluenga de la Sagra
  • NewCold in Villaluenga de la Sagra, , Spain
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  • 3 weeks ago

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Country Manager Spain

This is NewCold

NewCold is service provider in cold chain logistics with a focus on the development and operation of large, highly automated cold stores. NewCold strives to be crucial in the cold chain of leading food companies, by offering advanced logistic services worldwide. We use latest technology that empowers our people, to handle food responsibly and guarantee food safety in a sustainable way. We challenge the industry, believe in long-term partnerships, and deliver solid investment opportunities that enable next generation logistic solutions.

NewCold is one of the fastest growing companies in cold chain logistics. We are expanding our teams to support this growth. More information on NewCold can be found on www.newcold.com and our social media.

About the vacancy

For NewCold’s new market entry in Spain we are looking for a Country Manager who will head and build our business in the Spanish market, work closely with our anchor client and develop... relationships with potential new clients and suppliers. The holder of this position will collaborate closely with NewCold’s Development department during the construction of the new warehouse and make sure the new site will meet all operational needs NewCold will have today and in the future.

Once NewCold is operational in Spain, the Country Manager is in charge of supervising Newcold’s Warehouse and Transport activities in the country in order to:
• Deliver the best service to the customer
• Maintain a sustainable and profitable growth by reaching the target of profit agreed in the Business Plan / Annual Operating Plan for both Warehousing and Transport
• Keep and develop a strong and motivated operational team
• Ensure compliance with local rules and regulations
• Connect the Country specific direction with the overall NewCold goals and objectives

What will you do?
• Be the representative of the company in front of current customers and other stakeholders in the country
• Statutory representative of the Spanish entities
• Check the level of the quality of the relationship between Newcold and the customers to maintain a high level of reliability
• Contact new potential customers to present the activities
• Meet the customers regularly through operational and informal meetings
• Keep a watch over the national market and competition
• Accountable to present every year an Annual Operating Plan following the instructions of HQ
• Accountable to define the annual required investments and manage that the projects stay within the budget
• Implement the effective structure to meet the targets
• Ensure proper implementation of quality systems
• Provide the results to HQ on a monthly basis, with detailed explanation in time
• Take appropriate action to repair potential shortcomings versus AOP
• Organize the monthly Country Meeting and check that decisions are implemented operationally
• Ensure compliance with the country legislation (social, environment, annual closing accounts…)
• Maintain the level teams training in accordance with the need of the activity and applicable regulation
• Create a positive image of the company and take care of its position in the domestic and international market, also using marketing tools
• Look for new activities which could possibly be a scope of NewCold’s interest
• Initiate activities in the field of Business Development

Who are we looking for?

You have:
• Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Economics or Engineering
• Minimum 7 years experience in Management of an Operational Business Unit or company in the Warehousing, Supply Chain, Transport or Food Production industry in Spain
• Minimum 5 years experience in a Leadership role in fast-paced environment
• Minimum 5 years experience in Change and Transition Management
• Professional Communication & Empathy
• Business Development & Relationship Management
• Professional / Advanced English language skills, any other European Language is a plus

Are you up for the job?

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like to apply, please make sure that you leave your CV in English. Suitable candidates will be invited for a first interview with the hiring manager. A second interview will follow with a wider group of NewCold team members.

Why would you want to work for NewCold?

With the prospect of many new construction projects all over the world in the very near future, NewCold offers the opportunity to join a young but powerful company in the field of logistic services. We have the ambition and the potential to rapidly become the market leader in the field of modern and automated cold storage with additional supply chain services such as transport and distribution. Although our proposition comprises an attractive benefits and compensation package, the (international) scope and impact of the position may appeal to you even more.

Can we welcome you on board as our new Country Manager Spain and help continue our successful growth
Villaluenga de la Sagra Spain

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