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Managing Director / Commercial Director of Syngroup UK Ltd - Cranfield HQ + UK / EU wide client base

£80-100K basic + profit share & opportunity to gain equity in the business

Who we are?

Syngroup is an international management consulting business specialising in the manufacturing sector. Our job is to make our clients more efficient. This means we offer practical consulting solutions and strong implementation credentials – working in partnership with leading manufacturing firms around the globe. 

Our focus is on achieving sustainable performance improvement in operational and commercial areas, supported by project and programme management across complex and multi-functional assignments. Our firm has seen rapid growth thanks to its partnership with many international corporations and now has 100 employees across Austria, Germany, Italy and the UK.

To continue the evolution of the UK business beyond the start-up phase we are now looking to find a strong commercial business leader to take the company into the second decade of its growth path.

What are we looking for?

You are a highly self-motivated, driven and entrepreneurial leader with a proven track record of leading or contributing to a fast growing consulting business preferably combined with sales / commercial experience in the manufacturing sector.

You have successfully completed a post-graduate degree in a commercial or technical discipline and a minimum of 5 years of professional experience as commercial / sales director in a consulting environment. You have considerable experience of a consultancy based sales approach and managing key accounts in industry and / or the financial services sector. Know-how of lean manufacturing, operational excellence and continuous improvement programmes would be desirable.

You speak fluent English and preferably one other language.

You are a great communicator; love challenges and thrive on developing clever solutions in a team environment.  You have the discipline and determination to see your ideas through to full implementation.

You live in the UK and are happy to travel extensively throughout the UK and Europe.

What we offer you?

A dynamic team environment, plus the opportunity to shape and build the UK subsidiary to become a well-established niche player together with interesting new tasks and challenges as an Executive Director.  We promise the opportunity to share in the company’s profits and gain equity in the growing UK business, paired with a healthy degree of autonomy and room to take full personal responsibility.

Full time employment with all standard benefits such as health care and car allowance.


To apply by email to this position, please send your CV and covering letter to the following link: heinz.marx@syn-group.comheinz.marx@syn-group.com, quoting reference number:TCSYN UK MD