Business Development / Country Director

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  • Permanent
  • €120,000 - €140,000 (EUR)
  • Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands
    and remote
  • 01/02/2022

Business Development Director – Country / Regional Director


Business Development Director – Country / Regional Director


Hubbado are exclusively assigned to a fantastic opportunity with a Global Skincare and Adhesive business who are on their next venture to crack mainland Europe. They are seeking an experienced Business Development/Country Director to lead the  two main businesses of skincare and adhesive products into Europe.  The Group of companies have a great culture and are seriously passionate about the vision, values and future of the business…….so naturally they are seeking someone who will adopt these values and already have them!!!


Main Priorities:

  • Lead the ‘direct’ business in continental Europe
  • Initially skincare business in Germany – transfer from distributor
  • Planning throughout 2022, implementation in 2023, build team to achieve our ambitions
  • Launch adhesive business in Germany
  • Other markets tba, likely only limited number to have scale
  • Achieve sales and profit targets
  • Being entrepreneurial but within a defined framework
  • Balancing long-term perspective with urgency
  • Legal head of the business in the Netherlands
  • Initially created to ensure Brexit compliance
  • Likely to be our shared service centre for Continental Europe
  • Develop 3PL (or similar) to serve Continental Europe for both brands
  • Direct customers (capable of store delivery) and distributors (bulk)
  • Capable of high degree of ‘finishing’
  • Strong ‘matrix’ input from UK/USA
  • Manage 98%+ service levels



  • Strategic selling with ability to ‘rattle ladders’ when appropriate
  • Highly numerate and able to negotiate
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Takes accountability, driven & tenacious
  • Compliance focus – legal director of the business
  • Culturally astute – must live our values

If you believe this is the right role for you and you have the relevant experience then you will be glad to know that a fantastic package is on offer, including a very competitive salary, annual, quarterly and Christmas bonuses.  Also included is Car and Holiday allowances and other benefits that we can confirm upon a confidential conversation. 

We look forward to your application for this fantastic opportunity!


Business Activities
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Business Development
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