Senior Vice President and Managing Director (Europe)

Location Amsterdam
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £225000
Contact name: Moestafa Rkhaoui

Contact email:
Job ref: 32067
Published: 4 months ago
Startdate: 03/06/2024

Senior Vice President and Managing Director opportunity with a US-based enterprise software solutions company, specializing in cutting-edge technology for businesses worldwide. As our client expand their operations in Europe, they are seeking an accomplished and strategic Senior Vice President (SVP) and Managing Director to lead their European division.

Location: Europe (Flexible, with preference for major business hubs)

Role Summary:
As the SVP and Managing Director, you will lead the European division, driving strategic growth, operational excellence, and exceptional customer experiences. Your responsibilities include overseeing daily operations, business development, financial management, and risk mitigation. If you’re a dynamic leader with a passion for technology, join this client in shaping their European success story

Main Responsibilities:

Strategic Leadership

  • Collaborate with the executive team to define and execute the company’s European growth strategy.
  • Provide visionary leadership, ensuring alignment with overall corporate goals.

Operational Excellence

  • Oversee daily operations for the European division, including sales, marketing, and customer support.
  • Set performance and financial goals, driving operational efficiency.

Business Development

  • Identify new business opportunities within the European market.
  • Develop and nurture strategic partnerships to enhance our market presence.

Financial Management

  • Prepare and allocate budgets, optimizing resource allocation.
  • Evaluate department profits, revenue, and cost-effectiveness.

Team Leadership

  • Manage and mentor directors, and managers across various functions.
  • Foster a collaborative and high-performance culture.

Customer Focus

  • Ensure exceptional customer experiences by aligning operations with client needs.
  • Monitor customer satisfaction and address any issues promptly.

Risk Mitigation

  • Assess and mitigate risks related to market dynamics, regulatory changes, and geopolitical factors.
  • Implement proactive measures to safeguard business continuity.

Board Interaction

  • Provide strategic advice to the board and chairperson.
  • Present regular updates on European operations.

Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Technology, or a related field (Master’s preferred).
  • Proven experience as an SVP or Managing Director, ideally within the software solutions industry.
  • Strategic mindset with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Multicultural awareness and understanding of European business dynamics.


  • Salary EUR 225K (OTE)
  • Significant equity options
  • Remote-first company
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays
  • Paid Family Leave