Country Manager Poland
International consumer goods company



Our client is a well-known family company and a global quality-leader within its sector. The challenging and fast moving market environment that the company operates in demands superior commercial & brand management abilities as well as the proactive, innovative and responsible approach of its employees. In order to build and establish the new Polish entity, a dynamic business leader with a strong FMCG (non-food premium brand) and branding background is required. The future Country Manager shall act as a self-motivated intrapreneur within the company and as a reliable partner for sustainable brand building with strong ties to trade customers. The Job is based in the area of Warsaw with responsibility for the Polish (retail) market.


Principal responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for the set up and growth of the Polish subsidiary (market position, premium brand management, stock-management etc.)

  • Develop local marketing & sales strategy in cooperation with the headquarters (based on an in- depth, internal Market research)

  • Hire and establish a high performance team (three to five FTE’s) and achieve ambitious results through clear leadership

  • Create (sales) structure and new market opportunities to enable a strong strategic position within the relevant retail-sector (online and offline)

  • “Be the brand”: act as brand ambassador and build a strong network to the main stakeholder (retail business, trade customer, communities etc.)


  • University degree (business/market focus e.g. business economics or marketing management)

  • Several years of experience in leading/operating in an independent subsidiary (non-food FMCG)

  • Understanding of agile, multinational structures and state of the art know-how in brand positioning (offline and online)

  • Pragmatic goal orientation paired with strong hands-on abilities (market and organisational development)

  • Excellent Polish and English (spoken as well as written)

  • Strong leadership skills, proactive mindset and visionary character


Write your own chapter in the success story of this innovative quality leader with a sustainable growth path. Establish “your” company and develop a value adding team that strives to achieve more. Take the chance to build a trustful brand and improve both turnover and margin. Lead the Polish subsidiary and report directly to the Austrian headquarter.