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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Software & Information Technology
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 16,2021
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    Director E-Commerce & Digital

    Company Description

    Because everyone around the world aspires to benefit from a safe, healthy and environmentally respectful living environment for themselves and their families, Somfy creates innovative solutions for homes and buildings in three areas:

    • comfort and well-being at any age
    • security of people and property, and
    • energy savings

    Somfy also contributes to reducing the global carbon footprint through the positive impact of our automated solutions on building consumption.

    Somfy is committed to making these innovations accessible to as many people as possible through its subsidiaries on five continents and through its complementary brand portfolio. Our local presence enables us to adapt our products and services to the specific needs and characteristics of each market.

    With this ambition, Somfy also contributes to the growth of its customers and partners, by constantly striving to offer them excellent products and services.

    Job Description

    For our End User Channels in Northern Europe we are looking for a Director E-Commerce & Digital with a proven track-record in B2C business development and e-commerce within an international context.

    In this role, you will be responsible for developing and executing the B2C Channel strategy within our Northern Europe Business Area (NEBA: UK & Ireland, BENELUX and Nordic countries).

    The End User Channels within Somfy consist of 2 channels: Somfy web shop & websites and PoweredBlinds web shops. You will report directly to the Managing Director Northern Europe who is based in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands.

    For this role, we are looking for a successful Director with a strong entrepreneurial mindset being able to seize opportunities! This person is passionate about e-commerce and has a talent to further develop the business.

    The main tasks and responsibilities of this role are the following:

    • Responsible for developing and initiating a vision, strategy and roadmap;
    • Has P&L responsibilities: delivers the budget and manages sales turnover, margins, and pricing;
    • Increases the market share;
    • Responsible for the daily management of the team – steering and coaching performance.
    • Ensures that processes and efficiency of the local teams are optimized;

    • Master degree within a relevant area (Sales, Marketing, Business Administration);
    • Experience in B2C business development and e-commerce within an international business context;
    • Has proven success in developing/further growing e-commerce businesses through others;
    • Experience within the consumer durables and/or retail industry (e.g., retail, consumer durable goods brands);
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to build relationships and manage stakeholders in a diverse cross-cultural environment;
    • Fluent in English with proficient writing skills;
    • Willingness to travel 10-15% of the time;
    • Preferably living in the Netherlands;

    Additional Information

    Wat we offer:

    • Competitive compensation plus year-end bonus based on performance;
    • Working with an international team of professionals;
    • A dynamic environment;

    The protection of our candidates’ personal data is a commitment of Somfy Group. We therefore ask any candidate to submit their application to us exclusively via our secure system, and not by email or postal.

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