General Manager (m/f) Dörken Sistem A. Ş.

About Dörken Sistem A. Ş. Dörken Sistem A.Ş. was founded in April 2005
as the result of a joint venture agreement between Dörken GmbH & Co. KG,
Germany and Erdem Holding. Dörken GmbH & Co. KG is a German company
holding a leading position in the production of building materials in
Europe under the brand DELTA.

KG ile Erdem Holding arasında 4 Şubat 2005 tarihinde imzalanan ortak
girişim anlaşması sonucu Nisan 2005 tarihi itibariyle kurulmuştur.
Dörken Sistem A.Ş., faaliyetlerine Dörken'in “Delta” markası ile ürettiği
çatı, cephe ve temeller için su yalıtımı ve drenaj sistemlerini Türkiye
pazarına sunarak başlamıştır.Dörken Sistem A.Ş. started by offering
protection and drainage systems for roofs, facade and foundations
produced by Dörken on the Turkish market.2006 yılı itibariyle Kocaeli
İzmit'te bulunan fabrikasında Dörken'in “Delta” markası ile “temel
duvarları drenaj levhası” üretimine başlanan Dörken Sistem, yapılan
yatırımlarla üretim ağını geliştirmektedir. In 2006, Dörken Sistem A. Ş.
started production under the "DELTA" brand in its factory in Izmit/Kocaeli.
From the beginning, steadily improving the production network has been
part of the daily business of Dörken Sistem A. Ş..

Operationally, Dörken Sistem A.Ş. is generally responsible for the export
of all products of Dörken Germany to Turkey, Central Asia, Turkish
Republics and Middle Eastern countries as well as for the products
produced in Turkey itself.Dörken Sistem, bu ülkelerde yerel sektör
kuruluşlarının dikkatle takip ettiği önemli sektörel etkinliklerde seçkin
bir yere sahiptir. Dörken Sistem A.S. has an outstanding reputation in
all these countries and among all local organizations of the industry.
Geniş ürün yelpazesi, kullanıcıları için katma değer yaratan, kaliteli,
uygulaması kolay ve yenilikçi ürün ve çözümleriyle Ortadoğu ve Türkî
Cumhuriyetlere ihracatı artarak devam etmektedir. A wide product range,
high quality standards as well as easily workable and innovative products
and solutions are an important advantage for the Middle East and the
Turkish Republics.

>>> About the job

As a sales and marketing-oriented General Manager you will have overall
responsibility for the company in Izmit/Kocaeli with a local team of app.
25 employees to support you. You will report to the Executive Board.

Territory: Turkey and export markets Dörken Sistem A.S..

A travel activity up to 50 % must be expected.

General Manager’s responsibilities: 

As General Manager you will be responsible for

  • all aspects of business with respect to sales management in Turkey
    and the export-market to achieve the strategic goals and objectives
    of Dörken Sistem
  • the achievement of annual sales revenue and volume targets as
    well as overall profitability in line with established financial plans
  • keeping the sales organization in line with corporate policies
    and applicable laws
  • P&L Management
  • the development of the sales network in Turkey and the export markets
  • reporting requirements e. g. monthly reporting, budgeting and
    forecast, roll-out of strategies (DELTA Vital)
  • developing cash flow strategies and minimizing payment risks
  • building the sales team incl. personnel development  

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a General Manager who leads and manages the overall
activities of the site while producing the right volumes at a safe
working place, at the right time, of the right level of quality and at the
right cost to fully meet customer expectations. 

Furthermore you should have: 

  • an University Education - ideally in Civil Engineering/Architecture or
    Bachelor of Business Administration
  • sufficient  management experience incl. a marked sales and business acumen
  • experience
    • in the Turkish construction business,
    • in export markets (“Stan”-countries, Iran, Middle East, Georgia),
    • in the roofing and/or waterproofing business
    • in architectural selling and market development in building construction
    • in the business  of big construction projects
  • very good English-language skills – with other foreign languages e. g.
    German, Russian, Arabic being advantageous
  • marked communication skills - written and verbal

We offer 

At Dörken Sistem A.S. we offer you a job in a dynamic, international
organization, a salary according to qualifications and good benefits,
an exciting job with technical challenges as well as opportunities to
influence your own future.

If you find the job interesting, please contact us

We look forward to receiving your application and CV by E-Mail to, Sandra Kuhnke (+49 2330 63972).