Business Area Manager West till Awapatent
Awapatent has a strong brand and market position in the region as a leading actor within IP. The market is growing and the demand for services on how to use IP as a business asset is strong. At the same time the market is in a state of rapid change with growing competition. Awapatent works with proactivity and specialization for customized solutions to strengthen the business of our clients and have a number of unique offerings to the market that are continually developed.
As Business Area Manager West you will lead a group of approximately 40 highly skilled and experienced coworkers, in the Gothenburg office, organized in three teams. You cooperate with the management team and have three dedicated Team Managers reporting to you. Your overall responsibility is the results of the business area by developing client relationships. Another focus is to empower the organization for continued success and to attract, retain and develop the right talents and expertise.
Tasks and areas of responsiblity:
- Lead and develop the organization to reach the targets of profitable growth
- Daily operations in the region in cooperation with your team and support functions in the company
- Business development and growth by active sales, relationship building and networking in the region
- Quickly adapting to the changing market
- Collaboration as a strategic focus – building strong teams and presence in the company
- Active in recruitment of key competences and colleagues
The position requires a relevant academic degree i.e. BSc, LL.M or MBA. We believe that you are an experienced leader within change management, business development and have full profit & loss responsibility, leading a team of operational managers. To be successful a background from professional services like management consulting, finance, recruitment, IT, legal services or IP is of great importance. Your leadership style is business-minded, coaching and communicative and your personal chacteristics are extroversion, structure, team-player and strong personal drive.
We welcome your application, with CV and cover letter, at www.maquire.se by December 3rd. If you have any questions please contact Maquire – Daniel Ågren +46 735-19 40 50.
About the company
Awapatent is a leading consultancy firm in intellectual property (IP) with presence in Europe and Asia.Our clients are innovation-intensive companies, ranging from startups to owners of the world’s most well-known brands and patent portfolios. We help them turn their ideas and innovations into business opportunities. Our 165 patent attorneys, attorneys-at-law and other IP pros are experts in IP strategy and legal services as well as patents, trademark, design, and copyright. Awapatent was founded in 1897 and has 300 employees at 16 offices in Sweden, Denmark, Germany and China. In 2016 we reported sales of EUR 65.7 million. Please see awapatent.com