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Department Manager

Are you motivated by building long-term customer relationships and passionate about establishing a top performing team?


As Department Manager in a department focusing on the future of cities in a larger consultancy company, within engineering services, you will lead around 30 dedicated and passionate engineers and planners including three team leads and be part of the management team in the division.

Your main tasks are:

  • Provide leadership to employees in an empathic and effective way  
  • Develop and grow the company’s business in Denmark and internationally  
  • Secure a strong client focus and lead strategic selling activities  
  • Set and deliver strategy and an annual business plan  
  • Develop the leadership team of the department consisting of you and three team leads  
  • Act as role model and ambassador for the company’s fundamentals  
  • Represent the business internally and externally and develop and maintain good relations with clients and partners  
  • When needed; take part in projects concerning transport/urban planning/city mobility or analysis

Furthermore, you must maintain a strategic business and market-oriented focus when securing the engagement and commitment of those stakeholders identified as being crucial to achieving the department’s business goals and/or operational deliverables.

Your qualifications are an ongoing focus on building and strengthening the pipeline through interaction with new and existing customers and partners within the public and private transport-related domain. You have a strong sales track record and has experience with negotiating and closing contracts. Further, your solid technical competencies can be applied in the different sales phases with the clients.

You have a technical educational background, e.g., Bachelor/Master of Engineering, but as important is experience from a similar role with a commercial focus. You speak and write fluently English and preferably Danish.

You are a person who are motivated by visible results. You are motivated by hunting the best possible partnering solutions for both customers and the company working as a qualified sparring partner while understanding the technical dimensions. You thrive with challenging standards to continuously improve and optimise processes and tools to reach further. You are a trustworthy person with great cooperation skills that strengthens both employer motivation as well as customer relations and growth.

Our client offers a challenging and exciting career in an ambitious working environment characterised by high pace and drive. Our client has an open and informal culture founded on professionalism at all levels. The right person will have ample opportunity for personal and professional development and for building a large network of highly qualified colleagues and further be exposed to influential stakeholders across the global organisation while setting their own mark on the development of the department.

Travelling: Approx. 2-3 weeks per year + occasionally full days travelling within Denmark.

Domicile: Copenhagen or Aarhus.

For more details about the job or the company, please contact Consultant Louise Fabricius-Franck, Unique Human Capital on M: +45 28 93 07 55 or Senior Research Consultant Jeanne Dederding, Unique Human Capital on M: +45 28 74 58 71. All applications must be in English and are treated confidentially. 

Unique Human Capital A/S
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cvr: 31502705
Jægersborg Alle 4
2920 Charlottenlund
Skelagervej 375E
9000 Aalborg
Christiansgade 30
8000 Aarhus C
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