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eCarsTrade is continuously growing and expanding its reach all over the world. If you are an actively engaged and ambitious professional who's ready to hit the ground running and not afraid of change - you’ve certainly got our attention.

The eCarsTrade team is a close-knit and perfectly in sync crew of car enthusiasts. We do not simply know a thing a two - we consider cars a special art form and know everything about them. If that sounds like you, hey – you’ve certainly got our attention.

Sales Officer/Account Manager

Location: Zagrebacca, Croatia
Type: full-time


Role:


Are you passionate about cars? Do you enjoy sales? Do you have a lot of energy and ideas? Do challenges appeal to you? Then we are who you are looking for!

SOLAF BVBA consists of two divisions www.SolafCars.com and www.eCarsTrade.com, we are currently looking for a Sales Officer/Account Manager to join our young energetic multinational team to further develop our clients accounts by giving them the support they need and be part of the future of automotive car trade.


Responsibilities:


  • Sales of available purchased car stock (via e-mail, phone, visitors)
  • Treatment of incoming requests from new clients
  • Responsible of the different aspect of a sales from start to end including administrative tasks
  • Identification of potential clients in your target market
  • Use of marketing tools to reach potential clients (e-mailing, CRM, cold callings, referrals, social media etc…)
  • Build your client portfolio and develop a solid relationship built on costumer satisfaction and service excellence
  • Convert occasional buyers into recurring clients
  • Work closely with the Sales Manager and Product Manager to:
    - Present contract-winning proposals for current and prospective clients
    - Communicate costumers’ feedback to create the best online buying experience

Profile:


  • Passionate about cars
  • 0 to 4 years of working experience
  • Willingness to go beyond expectations and create your own efficient approaches 
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Eager to learn
  • Flexible and independent
  • Commercial mind-set
  • Energetic, innovative, enjoys new challenges
  • Fluent in Croatian and English. Other languages are a plus.

Offer:


  • Remote Full time job
  • Start-up working environment where creativity and ambition is rewarded
  • Opportunity for growth
  • A competitive salary package

Starting date: as soon as possible   

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Sales Officer/Account Manager

Location: Bucharest, Romania
Type: full-time


Role:


Are you passionate about cars? Do you enjoy sales? Do you have a lot of energy and ideas? Do challenges appeal to you? Then we are who you are looking for!

SOLAF BVBA consists of two divisions www.SolafCars.com and www.eCarsTrade.com, we are currently looking for a Sales Officer/Account Manager to join our young energetic multinational team to further develop our clients accounts by giving them the support they need and be part of the future of automotive car trade.


Responsibilities:


  • Sales of available purchased car stock (via e-mail, phone, visitors)
  • Treatment of incoming requests from new clients
  • Responsible of the different aspect of a sales from start to end including administrative tasks
  • Identification of potential clients in your target market
  • Use of marketing tools to reach potential clients (e-mailing, CRM, cold callings, referrals, social media etc…)
  • Build your client portfolio and develop a solid relationship built on costumer satisfaction and service excellence
  • Convert occasional buyers into recurring clients
  • Work closely with the Sales Manager and Product Manager to:
    - Present contract-winning proposals for current and prospective clients
    - Communicate costumers’ feedback to create the best online buying experience

Profile:


  • Passionate about cars
  • 0 to 4 years of working experience
  • Willingness to go beyond expectations and create your own efficient approaches 
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Eager to learn
  • Flexible and independent
  • Commercial mind-set
  • Energetic, innovative, enjoys new challenges
  • Fluent in Romanian and English. Other languages are a plus.

Offer:


  • Remote Full time job
  • Start-up working environment where creativity and ambition is rewarded
  • Opportunity for growth
  • A competitive salary package

Starting date: as soon as possible   

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Logistics Manager
Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Type: full-time

Role:


Operations/Logistics Manager (with relocation to Brussels!)
Are you an ambitious and energetic Operations/Logistics Manager willing to help us scale our fast-growing online B2B car auction platform on the EU market? Then you are a perfect fit!
We are looking for a well-organized automotive logistics enthusiast who loves new challenges and will help us to set up our logistics department from the ground with the opportunity to improve all operational processes! As a startup, we value commitment, loyalty and dedication. We offer flexibility, incentives and a context for self-development. This role reports directly to the Managing Director of eCarsTrade.com.
SOLAF BVBA consists of two divisions www.SolafCars.com and www.eCarsTrade.com.

Responsibilities:


  • Select potential service providers and contractors
  • Organize supplier selection processes and negotiate conditions and service level agreements
  • Set up and supervise partnerships with service providers specialized in the finished vehicle logistics
  • Manage delivery operations
  • Establish operational metrics and KPI's
  • Management of freight documents
  • Technical and disciplinary responsibility for our operational employees (vehicle transport and storage)
  • Optimize and digitize logistics processes
  • Create & Optimize scalable operational processes. We are launching a new product, so we need to create and constantly optimize our processes for operations
  • Establish operational processes (e.g., logistics, workflows) of new branches
  • Problem Solving. All kinds of obstacles, barriers and problems which happen on a daily basis and which you must be ready to solve as soon as they appear
  • Help to develop new products and services
  • Benchmarking the competition
  • Provide trustworthy feedback to internal stakeholders
  • Identification of future trends in the used car industry
  • Business development

Profile:


  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Economics or Engineering Logistics with a focus on logistics or supply chain management, or a similar degree
  • You have more than 2 years of relevant working experience
  • Experience in: Logistics management / operational management / process development (knowledge about the finished vehicle logistics industry is a plus)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience in establishing logistical processes
  • Very efficient and independent problem solver
  • Eye for small details!
  • Communication and negotiation skills
  • Start-up mindset – willing to work hands-on
  • Responsible and punctual
  • Energetic, innovative, enjoy new challenges
  • You are fluent in English, languages as Dutch, French, German, Russian are a plus

Offer:


  • Start-up working environment where creativity and ambition is rewarded
  • Unique opportunity for growth
  • A competitive salary package with good extra-legal benefits
  • Company car
  • Relocation to Brussels

Starting date: as soon as possible

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Chief Financial Officer
Location: Overijse, Belgium
Type: full-time

About eCarsTrade


At eCarsTrade, we build the next generation used car auction marketplace, reinventing and simplifying the used car value chain across Europe.
eCarsTrade is a fast-growing technology platform with a proven business model and product-market fit backed by Solaf Cars, our international wholesale business with a presence across 30 countries_en. We are relentlessly focused on helping car dealerships and other automotive players grow and optimize their used car business.

Why we're hiring


eCarsTrade is hiring a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to spearhead the next phase of its growth journey. Our online platform is already used by thousands of customers across Europe and we are looking to expand and strengthen these relationships by further building a compelling end-to-end digital solution for the used car industry.
We are looking for a highly analytical and strategic finance leader with a passion for technology who is not afraid to get their hands dirty. From strategy to execution, the ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion to analyze financial data and turn it into actionable strategic insights, remove inefficiencies wherever they hide, and the grit to make it happen regardless of obstacles.
This role will work closely with the CEO to oversee and improve financial and operational performance, and implement finance-related IT initiatives, while providing data-driven recommendations to further accelerate eCarsTrade’s growth.

Responsibilities:


  • Contribute to and implement the long term financial strategy and roadmap alongside the CEO
  • Lead finance initiatives and provide data-driven, forward-looking recommendations
  • Monitor and analyze financial performance, oversee monthly and quarterly financial and operational reporting and dashboards (trend and variance analysis)
  • Co-develop, implement, and oversee investment plans, annual budgets and coordinate budgeting activities across functions
  • Manage cash flows proactively, design and implement tax planning, risk management strategies
  • Expand financial planning and analysis using advanced forecasting models
  • Manage and automate financial controlling, risk management, treasury and financial reporting activities through future-proof systems, processes and KPI dashboards
  • Lead and coordinate finance-related IT projects and initiatives across functions
  • Recommend, design and implement improvement and corrective actions, dashboards and KPIs
  • Ensure compliance of all financial and treasury activities with regard to applicable, country-specific regulations
  • Evaluate and manage capital structure and provide recommendations for fundraising initiatives
  • Identify, prioritize, and pursue high-impact process enhancement opportunities across functions with a view to remove inefficiencies and scale faster

Requirements:


  • Master’s Degree/MBA in Finance, Business Engineering, Business Accounting or similar field
  • 7+ years of relevant experience at a Big 4, corporate and/or venture-backed start-up including 3+ years in an executive leadership role
  • International, European experience in a similar environment (e.g. automotive/B2B/online marketplace/SaaS) with intimate knowledge of SaaS/marketplace business models
  • Successful experience leading teams and coordinating agile finance/IT projects across functions
  • Experience streamlining financial processes in collaboration with technical teams
  • Solid understanding of corporate finance, advanced accounting, regulations, tax planning, and fundraising
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and modeling skills
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills in a hybrid remote environment
  • Fluency in English and French or Dutch required
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Rigor, grit and creativity
  • Thriving in a collaborative and nimble environment
  • Passion for the automotive industry is a plus

Benefits:


  • Competitive salary package
  • Extra legal benefits
  • Company car
  • Start-up working environment where creativity and ambition is rewarded
  • Opportunity for growth and to have a real impact
  • Based in Brussels and flexible remote arrangement to be discussed

Starting date: as soon as possible

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Sales Officer/Account Manager

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Type: full-time


Role:


Are you passionate about cars? Do you enjoy sales? Do you have a lot of energy and ideas? Do challenges appeal to you? Then we are who you are looking for!

SOLAF BVBA consists of two divisions www.SolafCars.com and www.eCarsTrade.com, we are currently looking for a Sales Officer/Account Manager to join our young energetic multinational team to further develop our clients accounts by giving them the support they need and be part of the future of automotive car trade.


Responsibilities:


  • Sales of available purchased car stock (via e-mail, phone, visitors)
  • Treatment of incoming requests from new clients
  • Responsible of the different aspect of a sales from start to end including administrative tasks
  • Identification of potential clients in your target market
  • Use of marketing tools to reach potential clients (e-mailing, CRM, cold callings, referrals, social media etc…)
  • Build your client portfolio and develop a solid relationship built on costumer satisfaction and service excellence
  • Convert occasional buyers into recurring clients
  • Work closely with the Sales Manager and Product Manager to:
    - Present contract-winning proposals for current and prospective clients
    - Communicate costumers’ feedback to create the best online buying experience

Profile:


  • Passionate about cars
  • 0 to 4 years of working experience
  • Willingness to go beyond expectations and create your own efficient approaches 
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Eager to learn
  • Flexible and independent
  • Commercial mind-set Energetic, innovative, enjoys new challenges
  • Fluent in English  and French or Dutch + Italian (1st priority), Portuguese, German or Spanish mandatorily.
  • Other languages (as ex, Romania, Czech, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Polish, Finish etc ...) are a plus.

Offer:


  • Start-up working environment where creativity and ambition is rewarded
  • Opportunity for growth
  • A competitive salary package with good extra legal benefits
  • Company car

Starting date: as soon as possible   

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Sales Officer/Account Manager

Location: Savona, Italy
Type: full-time


Role:


Are you passionate about cars? Do you enjoy sales? Do you have a lot of energy and ideas? Do challenges appeal to you? Then we are who you are looking for!

SOLAF BVBA consists of two divisions www.SolafCars.com and www.eCarsTrade.com, we are currently looking for a Sales Officer/Account Manager to join our young energetic multinational team to further develop our clients accounts by giving them the support they need and be part of the future of automotive car trade.


Responsibilities:


  • Sales of available purchased car stock (via e-mail, phone, visitors)
  • Treatment of incoming requests from new clients
  • Responsible of the different aspect of a sales from start to end including administrative tasks
  • Identification of potential clients in your target market
  • Use of marketing tools to reach potential clients (e-mailing, CRM, cold callings, referrals, social media etc…)
  • Build your client portfolio and develop a solid relationship built on costumer satisfaction and service excellence
  • Convert occasional buyers into recurring clients
  • Work closely with the Sales Manager and Product Manager to:
    - Present contract-winning proposals for current and prospective clients
    - Communicate costumers’ feedback to create the best online buying experience

Profile:


  • Passionate about cars
  • 0 to 4 years of working experience
  • Willingness to go beyond expectations and create your own efficient approaches 
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Eager to learn
  • Flexible and independent
  • Commercial mind-set
  • Energetic, innovative, enjoys new challenges
  • Fluent in Italian, English  and French. Other languages are a plus.

Offer:


  • Remote Full time job
  • Start-up working environment where creativity and ambition is rewarded
  • Opportunity for growth
  • A competitive salary package

Starting date: as soon as possible   

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Sales Officer/Account Manager

Location: Kaunas, Lithuania
Type: full-time


Role:


Are you passionate about cars? Do you enjoy sales? Do you have a lot of energy and ideas? Do challenges appeal to you? Then we are who you are looking for!

SOLAF BVBA consists of two divisions www.SolafCars.com and www.eCarsTrade.com, we are currently looking for a Sales Officer/Account Manager to join our young energetic multinational team to further develop our clients accounts by giving them the support they need and be part of the future of automotive car trade.


Responsibilities:


  • Sales of available purchased car stock (via e-mail, phone, visitors)
  • Treatment of incoming requests from new clients
  • Responsible of the different aspect of a sales from start to end including administrative tasks
  • Identification of potential clients in your target market
  • Use of marketing tools to reach potential clients (e-mailing, CRM, cold callings, referrals, social media etc…)
  • Build your client portfolio and develop a solid relationship built on costumer satisfaction and service excellence
  • Convert occasional buyers into recurring clients
  • Work closely with the Sales Manager and Product Manager to:
    - Present contract-winning proposals for current and prospective clients
    - Communicate costumers’ feedback to create the best online buying experience

Profile:


  • Passionate about cars
  • 0 to 4 years of working experience
  • Willingness to go beyond expectations and create your own efficient approaches 
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Eager to learn
  • Flexible and independent
  • Commercial mind-set
  • Energetic, innovative, enjoys new challenges
  • Fluent in Lithuanian, Polish and English. Other languages are a plus.

Offer:


  • Remote Full time job
  • Start-up working environment where creativity and ambition is rewarded
  • Opportunity for growth
  • A competitive salary package

Starting date: as soon as possible   

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Operations/Logistics Manager (Brussels)
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Type: full-time

Role:


Operations/Logistics Manager (with relocation to Brussels!)
Are you an ambitious and energetic Operations/Logistics Manager willing to help us scale our fast-growing online B2B car auction platform on the EU market? Then you are a perfect fit!
We are looking for a well-organized automotive logistics enthusiast who loves new challenges and will help us to set up our logistics department from the ground with the opportunity to improve all operational processes! As a startup, we value commitment, loyalty and dedication. We offer flexibility, incentives and a context for self-development. This role reports directly to the Managing Director of eCarsTrade.com.
SOLAF BVBA consists of two divisions www.SolafCars.com and www.eCarsTrade.com.

Responsibilities:


  • Select potential service providers and contractors
  • Organize supplier selection processes and negotiate conditions and service level agreements
  • Set up and supervise partnerships with service providers specialized in the finished vehicle logistics
  • Manage delivery operations
  • Establish operational metrics and KPI's
  • Management of freight documents
  • Technical and disciplinary responsibility for our operational employees (vehicle transport and storage)
  • Optimize and digitize logistics processes
  • Create & Optimize scalable operational processes. We are launching a new product, so we need to create and constantly optimize our processes for operations
  • Establish operational processes (e.g., logistics, workflows) of new branches
  • Problem Solving. All kinds of obstacles, barriers and problems which happen on a daily basis and which you must be ready to solve as soon as they appear
  • Help to develop new products and services
  • Benchmarking the competition
  • Provide trustworthy feedback to internal stakeholders
  • Identification of future trends in the used car industry
  • Business development

Profile:


  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Economics or Engineering Logistics with a focus on logistics or supply chain management, or a similar degree
  • You have more than 2 years of relevant working experience
  • Experience in: Logistics management / operational management / process development (knowledge about the finished vehicle logistics industry is a plus)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience in establishing logistical processes
  • Very efficient and independent problem solver
  • Eye for small details!
  • Communication and negotiation skills
  • Start-up mindset – willing to work hands-on
  • Responsible and punctual
  • Energetic, innovative, enjoy new challenges
  • You are fluent in English, languages as Dutch, French, German, Russian are a plus

Offer:


  • Start-up working environment where creativity and ambition is rewarded
  • Unique opportunity for growth
  • A competitive salary package with good extra-legal benefits
  • Company car
  • Relocation to Brussels

Starting date: as soon as possible

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Head of Sales and Business Development

Location: Brusseles, Belgium
Type: full-time
 

Reports To:

CEO

Managerial Responsibility:


This is a senior managerial position with direct and indirect (matrix) management responsibility. The position is responsible for delivering bottom line business results for the company by directly overseeing all customer facing units, including:
  • New Customer Consultant team - new client onboarding
  • Customer Success Team - active client retention
  • Key account manager Team - cold calling/business development

As part of the senior management board team, the position is responsible for formulating and executing a cost effective scalable global expansion plan while ensuring continued improvement in operational effectiveness and business process automation for all business units. Matrix managerial responsibility includes oversight of the CRM and data analytics & reporting teams. The position will be key in overseeing ongoing company wide change management.

Job Overview


SOLAF BV consists of two divisions www.SolafCars.com and www.eCarsTrade.com

This position is responsible for delivering the company’s bottom line net profit result. The group has ambitious plans to automate and expand globally in order to grow its market share in a mature and highly competitive ex lease car sale industry.

The company is currently in the process of completely revamping operations to split and specialize functions like customer conversion, and customer retention. This also involves launching sales performance based bonus plans for the first time. These changes are wide in their scope, and represent a significant change from business as usual for the staff. Because the company is undergoing this bottom up transformation, the role presents additional challenges, since optimal business processes have not yet been defined, and we expect many iterations of trial and error changes until a scalable model can be reached. In the meantime, the business must continue operating and serving customers while these changes are being implemented.

Responsibilities and Duties


  • Ensure that employees are meeting or exceeding their KPI targets for metrics such as: speed of response to customer inquiries, communication/call quality, new car sales, new b2b customers, sales from existing b2b customer portfolio of b2b customers, cross sell efforts of Solaf B2B customers -> eCarsTrade, volume of employee contacts, customer retention, customer reactivation, customer returns, and so forth.
  • The role is responsible for ensuring efficient employee workflow and proper use of CRM reports. A key part of the job will be teaching employees to do their work effectively, using a smart data driven approach.
  • Continuously formulate requirements for changes to the reporting and CRM systems to ensure KPIs can be tracked and monitored using custom reports.
  • Lead recruitment and interview efforts to hire new employees
  • Oversee new office setup and launch, ensuring compliance with local legal and regulatory guidelines.
  • Must review leading competitors on a regular basis and deploy their best practices as part of the corporate strategy.
  • Must develop an employee training academy to automate as much of the new employee training process as possible
  • Must work with the analytics and reporting teams to evaluate weak areas for improvement.
  • Must conduct regular sales training classes to review good and bad examples of client interactions.

Qualifications


  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing multinational sales and customer service teams handling B2B and Retail sales.
  • Track record of success showing both organic growth and international expansion.
  • Willingness to go beyond expectations
  • At least a bachelor degree
  • Must be fluent in English.Additional European languages are a plus.

Offer:


  • Start-up working environment where creativity and ambition is rewarded
  • Opportunity for growth and to have a real impact
  • A competitive salary package with good extra legal benefits
  • Company car

Starting date: as soon as possible  
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Car Purchaser
Role:

Are you passionate about cars? Do you have a lot of energy and ideas? Do challenges appeal to you? Then we are who you are looking for! We are looking for a skilled Car Purchaser to buy cars online necessary for our business. You have the means and opportunity to raise our profits by making the most efficient purchases. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail and a commercial mindset. You should know how to evaluate market conditions of recent second hand cars. Communication skills will help you negotiate effectively and maintain profitable relationships. The goal is to acquire supplies that are critical for the success of our business operations.

Responsibilities:
  • Purchase cars mainly from leasing companies
  • Develop profitable purchasing strategy
  • Manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery and compliance to terms of contracts Identification of the sales price of the cars
  • Monitor stock levels
  • Daily Coordination with our Sales Department regarding the market trend demand and car value
  • Follow the trends of the automotive market, new as well as second hand
  • Analysis of the current second-hand market
  • Benchmarking and study potential new markets worldwide
  • Follow the latest legislations in the automotive industry mainly in Europe 
  • Propose Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to improve our different divisions, including our website and platform systems 
  • Prepare and submit detailed reports (revenues, buying expenditures etc.)
Profile:
  • Expertise in most recent car brands including their equipment
  • basic technical automotive knowledge
  • Good knowledge in car sales and purchasing sector is preferable
  • Knowledge of market research, data analysis is a plus
  • Willingness to go beyond expectations and create your own efficient approaches 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Eager to learn
  • Kean eye for detail
  • Flexible and independent
  • Commercial mind-set
  • Energetic, innovative, enjoys new challenges
  • English is a must and good knowledge of Dutch and/or French
Offer:
  • Start-up working environment where creativity and ambition is rewarded
  • Opportunity for growth
  • A competitive salary package with commission based on KPI’s with good extra legal benefits
  • Company car
  • Starting date: as soon as possible
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