Talent Pool - Commercial Director

In order to service our customers, mainly active in Industrial Manufacturing, we are extending our talent base of Commercial Directors.

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Function description

You will add value to the client’s growth activities by identifying new commercial opportunities and managing marketing efforts. You will keep abreast of trends and market conditions to provide strategic advice to upper management.

An excellent Commercial Director has an entrepreneurial mindset and great leadership skills. The ideal candidate will also be a creative strategist with excellent organizational abilities.

The goal is to promote and expand the company’s commercial activity that will generate revenues and lead to sustainable growth.


• Develop and implement commercial strategies according to company goals and objectives aiming to accelerate growth

• Conduct market research and analysis to create detailed business plans on commercial opportunities (expansion, business development etc.)

• Understand the requirements of existing customers to ensure their needs are being met

• Act to acquire new customers and manage client relationships (new and existing)

• Collaborate with and coordinate diverse teams (marketing, sales, customer service etc.)

• Build and maintain profitable partnerships with key stakeholders

• Monitor performance of commercial activities using key metrics and prepare reports for senior management

Job requirements

• Master Degree in any discipline

• Minimum 10 years of experience as Commercial Director in an industrial manufacturing environment

• Experienced people manager who can motivate and coach a team to peak performance

• You speak English fluently as well as either Dutch or French

• In-depth understanding of market research methods and analysis

• Solid knowledge of performance reporting and financial/budgeting processes

• Commercial awareness partnered with a strategic mindset

• Excellent organizational and leadership skills

• Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities


Yvy Jacobs Head of Recruitment & Processes