CEO in Athens at clients' organisations

Date Posted: 9/8/2021

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Job Description

The company

Our client, a well-established Greek organization in the Food & Beverage industry, seeks to recruit a CEO.

Main Duties/Responsibilities

  • Develops, communicates and implements the organization's vision, mission, and overall direction
  • Leads the design and implementation of the overall organization's strategy and revises objectives and plans to be consistent with the company’s goals and mission
  • Oversees all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission
  • Makes high-quality investing decisions to advance the business and increase profits
  • Builds trusted relations with key stakeholders, serves as the organization’s representative in all corporate matters and acts as a point of contact for important shareholders
  • Leads and motivates subordinates to advance employee engagement and ensures effective interaction between the different levels of management
  • Develops productive working relationships with all employee groups in order to create a positive attitude and a motivated workforce
  • Enforces adherence to legal guidelines and in-house policies to maintain the company’s legality and business ethics
  • Maintains a deep knowledge of the markets and industry of the company


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Master’s degree or MBA will be considered an advantage
  • A minimum of 5-year experience in a CEO role or a Commercial Manager
  • A thorough understanding of the food & beverage production industry will be considered an asset
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate governance and general management best practices
  • Strong familiarity with performance management principles
  • Familiarity with diverse business functions such as sales, marketing, operations, finance etc.
  • Direct experience of setting out vision and strategy and leading negotiations
  • Excellent command of the English and Greek language, both written and oral
  • An entrepreneurial mind-set with outstanding organisational and leadership skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision making skills