General Manager (m/f/d) Egypt

Job description

Our customer, Kärcher is the world's leading provider of cleaning technology. The family-owned enterprise employs more than 13,500 people in 73 countries and more than 130 companies. More than 50,000 service centers in all countries ensure continuous and comprehensive supplies to customers all over the world. In 2020, Kärcher reached the highest sales with 2.721 billion euros in its history. For the foundation of a new subsidiary based in Cairo, we are currently hiring a


General Manager (m/f/d) – Egypt, based in Cairo

This exciting position encompasses the establishment of a new subsidiary in Cairo and the complete sales and business development for the Egyptian B2B & B2C market, which includes:

  • Building up and leading a successful and professional team (e.g. sales, finance, customer service, order management);
  • Ensuring a strong business cooperation, profitable growth and a lasting relationship with our dealers and expanding direct sales channels perspectively;
  • Being directly involved in sales and taking over responsibility for P&L, budgeting, forecasting and setting up a mid- and long-term strategy;
  • Overseeing the operations and performance of the organization and managing its compliance with legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Being a central figure in promoting the organization’s culture and its shared values especially during a phase of rapid growth.

Job requirements

  • A relevant business/ industrial engineering university degree and at least 5 years’ experience in a senior level general or sales management role for an international brand;
  • Extensive experience in B2B and B2C sales management, as well as building up a dealer network and direct customers, in combination with a highly customer-centric approach;

  • A highly operational and strategic exposure, with experience in establishing organizational processes and structures;

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a leadership position of a multidisciplinary team.

  • Fluency in Arabic and English;

  • A self-starting attitude and hands-on personality. The ability to deal with uncertainties in the beginning of a new business.

Our offer

Our client offers an extremely well-known brand, a highly supportive structure both on a regional and a global level, a high degree of entrepreneurial freedom, an exciting product portfolio.


As the personnel consultancy commissioned by Kärcher, we would like to invite you to use the "Apply" button to apply with your CV in just a few steps. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Katharina Goertz or Mrs. Mareike Rusch at +49 - 30 - 40 50 416 - 20 or +49 - 30 - 40 50 416 - 17.