Join our exiting journey - become our new Business Manager for DFDS Professionals AB

Join our exiting journey - become our new Business Manager for DFDS Professionals AB

Are you our future Business Manager with a passion for people and development? Do you want to join our exiting journey creating a dedicated team and a brand-new company where we offer the best staffing and recruitment solutions in the business?

For the last couple of years DFDS in Sweden has expanded greatly and today we are 900 engaged people working in Göteborg, Karlshamn, Kapellskär and Lilla Edet. We have succeeded to integrate our logistics solutions in the supply chain of many companies, and we have many opportunities for further collaborations in the future. To expand our scope and offer an even more comprehensive logistics solution DFDS launched DFDS Professionals AB in November. Our ambition is to become the natural choice for our customers and employees when it comes to staffing and recruitment within our area of expertise, logistics and industry. We will provide competent and engaged consultants and staffing solutions as well as helping our customers to recruit the right talent for the future.

Our offer
You will be responsible for the whole business scope, from understanding our customer's needs, build trust and deliver on high expectations. To develop and increase the business is a priority and to be able to do that, networking and to build strong and lasting professional relationships will be an important part of your role.

Equally important is your people management responsibility where you lead, coach, inspire and develop our people working as consultants. Your people responsibility runs throughout the whole employee journey, everything from recruit, hire, onboard, develop and retain. You will own the whole recruitment process and the responsibility to match the right candidate to the customer's needs. Most importantly, you will create engagement and build a strong team that want to deliver.

In this role, no day will be the same and you will have to act and make decisions daily at the same time as you need to work proactively. If you like mixing operations with business development, you will be right for the job!

Who are you?
To succeed and thrive in the role you need to have a strong inner drive, appreciate collaboration and networking and be comfortable taking decisions. You are used to working independently and taking responsibility. The complexity of the role and its content requires the ability to prioritize and finding creative solutions. You are triggered by sales and reaching result and to give first class service to the customers. You have a proactive approach and always make sure to listen to the needs of customers, employees, and potential candidates. Most importantly, you are an inspiring and communicative people leader with a strong coaching mindset.

You have at least five years' experience working in a similar role with previous leadership experience. You have an academic background, preferably within Human Resources. Driving license and access to own car is a must have. You have excellent communication skills in both Swedish and English.

Become one of us!
You are offered a job full off variation and opportunities to develop, both professionally and as a person. Your will get clear objectives of what to accomplish, an independent mandate and the resources needed to succeed. You are also given the chance to join a fast-moving company where we are building a new business from scratch. You will be part of an ambitious team that has fun at work. At DFDS you will meet an organization with great passion and a lot of heart with fantastic opportunities to grow for the right person.

What's next?
If you find the job interesting and you fulfil the expectations, please apply no later than December 13 and preferably earlier as we will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis. All applications will be treated in confidence. For any questions regarding the position, please contact Fredrik Karlström, VD / Managing Director at DFDS Professionals AB, tel 0739-228 001, email

We look forward to your application!
Mer info
Kontaktperson Fredrik Karlström
Telefon 0739-228 001
Område Göteborgs stad
Yrkesroll Organisation & ledning, Chefsbefattningar
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Sista ansökningsdag 13 dec 2020 (13 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

DFDS provides shipping and transport services in Europe, generating annual revenues of EUR 2.0bn. To over 8,000 freight customers, we deliver high performance and superior reliability through shipping & port terminal services, and transport & logistics solutions. For six million passengers, we provide safe overnight and short sea ferry services. Our 8,000 employees are located on ships and in offices across 25 countries. DFDS was founded in 1866, is headquartered in Copenhagen, and listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen.