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Managing Director - Belgium, Netherlands  

Sysmex (company)


Posted on : 22 March 2017

Project Description

  • Reporting to the Head of the Sub-Regional HQ North Europe you have the overall P/L responsibility for the Nordic countries. 
  • Your organisation includes sales and marketing, after sales support, supply chain management, product management, the automation project team, IT, finance, and quality management. 
  • The MD is expected to develop the Nordic organisation and build on the success that company already experiences in the Nordic countries. 
  • You will contribute to the formation of the North Europe strategy and will take leadership in applying it across the Nordic region.

As MD  your business targets are to
  • strengthen a profitable haematology business throughout the Nordic countries achieve sales, P&L financial targets 
  • conclude the transformation process towards a stand alone business unit in the Nordic countries
  • expand the Total Laboratory Automation business
  • secure the development of new lines of business related to diagnostics and analysis
  • manage distribution channels in Finland and the Baltic states in collaboration with the Head of the Sub-Regional HQ North Europe
  • define and communicate a shared direction across the Nordic countries and the different units.

Commercial experience and strategic perspective
  • You have comprehensive experience from the world of life science/health care and you possess a thorough understanding of public tenders and the mechanisms of public procurement.
  •  It is crucial that you can add value to the tender processes and support your team in commercial matters.
  • You have either a clinical education combined with sales management experience or a commercial theoretical background that you have used in this line of business.
  •  In both cases a formal education at bachelor level as a minimum is required.
  • It is expected that you have a convincing track record when it comes to achieving strategic results. 
  • And you have proven that you are able to motivate and involve your team in the strategic initiatives.
  • It is a clear demand that the MD is able to visualize the strategy and empower the team to act accordingly.
  • You probably hold a position as Sales Director, Business Unit Director or MD of a small company.
  • You must live within commuting range or be willing to relocate. 
  • Due to the cross-border responsibility you are able to travel approx. 70-80 days a year.
  • Fluency in English and at least one Scandinavian language is a demand.


Ambitious company with high standards
  • The position as MD Nordic offers the right candidate a unique opportunity to influence the development of our company in the region. 
  • The international aspect, the high level of competency in the organisation, and the significant goals for growth and quality will also appeal to the right candidate.