Job offer - General Manager Australia

Strong global provider of horticultural supplies

Our client is a worldwide specialist in supplying horti-, agri- and flori-related companies. It provides its professional clients and their locations with a wide spectrum of products and supplies. Expertise and support for technical solutions in this branch is their specialism. The Australian branch is very active and growing. Because of this continues growth we are looking for a

General Manager Australia
people manager      strategist      entrepreneur


The challenge

In this challenging position you will be total responsible for the organization and sales output in Australia.  You will lead and manage a sales team of five people, each of them responsible for   their specialism.
With your people skills and knowledge of the your market you will build and coach the team to a higher level. With your market experience in combination with your entrepreneurship you will create and integrate a vision and a strategy for the Australian and New Zealand  market. In other words: realize the planned objectives through an adequate management of the company and by coordinating the commercial activities. You are reporting to the Dutch MD.


The tasks and responsibilities

  • Management of your team and being of support and added value to your people.
  • Final responsible for all operation-, sales and marketing activities in Australian and New Zealand
  • Responsible for strategy choices and implementation.
  • Networking, translating sales signals into market opportunities.
  • Final responsible for turnover and further reinforcement of the companies’ market share.
  • Professionalization of the horti-team, to ensure growth and be ready for future challenges.
  • Budget responsible and report to the international director.


Your profile

  • An experienced people manager with a person oriented style of leadership
  • A natural relationship builder with a strong commercial drive
  • Experience with managing horti- and agri business in Australia.
  • Preferably knowledge and experience of the protected / greenhouse oriented horticultural sector
  • Prepared to live in your working area, 30 min from Melbourne
  • A background at Bachelor level


The offer

  • An enthusiastic team to reach your joint goals together
  • A responsible and challenging position with an internationally strong enterprise
  • An attractive remuneration package incl. a car and bonus arrangement

Your response

Lutgo Recruitment in the Netherlands are the representatives of this client for the recruitment, assessment and selection of candidates for this position. Please send your reaction to Arja van Meekeren: 


Lutgo Recruitment

Arja van Meekeren

0031 6 27 658 486


Lutgo Westland

Herenwerf 34

3155 DK Maasland

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