With sales of €44 billion in 2017, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 235,000 employees in 61 countries. While the Continental premium tire brand is clearly focused on leading safety performance, the broad brand portfolio and product range offer solutions for most of the market segments. Continuous investments in R&D make a major contribution to cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility.
At Continental, all employees share four fundamental corporate values. They form the roots of our corporate culture: Trust, Passion To Win, Freedom To Act and For One Another. We are convinced that only in an environment shaped by those values can essential and pioneering services, solutions and input be created.
We are developing our organization and now looking for a new
as the current position holder takes a career step inside the organization to another management team role. In this demanding job, you can influence the success of our company and work with one of the best and most well-known brands in the automotive industry. You are part of the management team and report to the managing director.
You will lead our sales organization in passenger car tires. Your mission is to develop and steer all sales activities for our local sales organization in line with sales strategy. You are an inspiring and strong leader who ensures that the sales strategy is implemented in the field. You do this by coaching your team to fulfill and exceed targets, and by removing any obstacles from their way. You build good, long-lasting relationships with clients and internal stakeholders at home and abroad.
We expect you to aim high and drive our business forward. You have passion and commitment as well as drive for results. You are able combine strategic planning and systematic execution. You have excellent interpersonal skills, you inspire collaboration, communicate effectively, and build trust. To succeed you must have leadership skills, results of success in sales and account management, relevant degree, e.g. business or technical, and fluency in Finnish and English.
For more information, please contact MPS Consultant Juha Vaara (tel. +358 20 746 9411) or Johanna Leskinen (tel. +358 20 746 9406), best available on Wed 11.4. at 12–1:30 pm and Fri 20.4. at 9:30–11 am. Please fill out the application form in English and attach your CV with expected salary at uratori.mps.fi/en by 23rd April 2018.