Solar Transport

Posted Under: Des Moines, Iowa jobs in ; jobs in zipcode 50391
Posted On: 2017-08-12

President - Solar Transport
Have you led a growing business? Do you enjoy creating strategic business plans and driving business development for transformational business growth? Maybe you are a President of a business today, or a strong senior leader with P/L experience in the bulk transportation or fuels industry and are ready for the next step in your career. You could be a senior leader who has developed a customer value proposition from scratch and solid it into the market place. If so, we have a great opportunity for an executive with broad business experience that is customer service minded and understands how to build a solutions based commercial culture. This position reports to the Chief Direct Investments Officer of Krause Holdings and provides oversight and leadership as the President of Solar Transport. Priorities Include: Providing vision and strategy for Solar to become a dominant leader in the fuels and bulk transportation industry. Develop and execute long term and short term business plans for growing Solar Transport, and creating scalability. Developing strong leadership team and engaging business culture. Transforming the business to a more commercial-focused structure and advancing the market position significantly Understands sales process and business development to bring new customers and build on current customer relationships ABOUT Solar Transport and KRAUSE HOLDINGS, INC. Solar Transport is among the nation's best when it comes to tank-truck carriers and logistics providers. For over 50 years, Solar has strived to set the standard in how refined petroleum products such as gasoline, ethanol and jet fuel are managed, transported and delivered helping our customers become more productive and profitable. Krause Holdings, Inc. (KHI) is a Midwest U.S.-based parent company comprising a diverse set of domestic and international businesses. These companies include Kum & Go, L.C, a convenience retail chain with more than 400 stores in 11 states, as well as Solar Transport, a fuel transport company delivering to retail operators in 19 states. Internationally, KHI is parent to the historic Enrico Serafino and Vietti wineries based in Piedmont, Italy. KHI also owns a significant commercial real estate portfolio in the U.S. Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field required; MBA is a plus. Candidate Experience Profile: Experience in the transportation industry -bulk transportation is preferred Strong commercial acumen, business finance and understanding of commercial processes in fuels/bulk, logistics industry Experience with building strategic plans and business growth strategy Sales process experience and strong experience building customer partnerships to drive business together Executive leadership experience with P/L responsibility M & A and integration experience Ability to develop a strong leadership team and engaging culture Leadership Competencies Required: Communication: Delivers clear, effective communication and listens to others Conceptual/Systems Thinking: Recognizes patterns, trends, themes, and connections in information to develop innovative ideas and solutions Constructive Engagement: Expresses ideas and disagreements, constructively resolves conflict, and encourages others to do the same Customer Orientation: Meets the expectations and needs of internal and external customers Decision Making: Makes good decisions in a timely manner Empowerment: Takes initiative and solves problems Talent Development: Maximizes potential and improves overall performance Influence: Proactively builds relationships and influences others Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving: Accurately assesses problems and effectively and efficiently arrives at solutions Strategic Thinking: Understands the current state and is able to visualize the ideal state and how to achieve it. Please apply for this position at on the careers page. Category: Executive , Keywords: President

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