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A general management position with a strong commercial orientation and a high degree of autonomy

Founded in 1981 and part of the Somfy Group, BFT is not simply a group of factories, warehouses and offices; it is first and foremost a group of highly skilled people motivated by the added value they create for their customers: mainly installers, general contractors and system integrators for residential and professional markets. BFT offers a wide range of products and solutions, such as Home Access Automation, Building Access Automation, Urban Access Automation… managed by dedicated Business Units. With more than 500 employees worldwide, BFT generates a turnover of 110 million EUR in constant progression. In order to manage its Belgian Business Unit, BFT is looking to hire a (m/f);



A general management position with a strong commercial orientation and a high degree of autonomy


Job description


You are responsible for the overall results of your Business Unit.


More specifically, you


  • drive and implement the company’s growth commercial strategy and take full P&L responsibility for your Business Unit;
  • evaluate current business processes, review performance data, set relevant KPI’s (sales, finance…) and determine appropriate actions to maximize profitability;
  • are actively involved in commercial activities, build key client relationships, identify new business opportunities and act as Key Account Manager;
  • develop, with a real “solution selling” approach, the network of distributors based in Belgium and Holland;
  • create a working environment with responsibility and a strong customer orientation;
  • inspire, drive, motivate, coach and develop your team of 7 people (sales, technical support, warehouse) in order to maximize potential;
  • manage financial budgets.




  • You are a (future) General Manager with a “hands-on” mentality.
  • You have proven sales and people management skills with a minimum of 10 years of business experience in a commercial environment, preferably with distributors.
  • You hold a Master degree, are business acumen and like technical stuff.
  • You have the ability to work with an organized, proactive and goal-oriented approach.
  • You have an excellent command of Dutch and English with a good knowledge of French.
  • This position can rapidly evolve towards a full general management position.




  • A real commercial challenge and the responsibility of a commercial business unit.
  • Working for a large international group committed to innovation, with an excellent brand.
  • The opportunity to develop your entrepreneurial capacities in a strong commercial setting.
  • This future General Manager position offers a perfect blend of people management, sales (through distributors) and organization.
  • An attractive salary and a full benefits package.




Please send your application and cv, mentioning reference BE763856, to Hudson, attn. Michel Duhein, Avenue Marcel Thiry 75, 1200 Brussels, tel 02 610 27 00, e-mail


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