Managing Director (f/m/x)

Are you looking for a great opportunity to lead and reorganize the structure of an association and LLC, to work successfully for a better, sustainable future?

Our client was established as a non-profit organization that supports members (businesses) and partners in their sustainable transition in the agri-food economy throughout Europe.
The client is looking for a Managing Director who will have the opportunity to set strategic direction, lead, and reorganize the structure of that association, together with an LLC, to work successfully for a better, sustainable future growth.

Managing Director (f/m/x)

European, multi-stakeholder, non-profit membership organization, Vienna


  • Lead the vision of a sustainable and safe European protein supply for food and feed industry
  • Provide strong leadership and coaching to various international and multifunctional teams
  • Reorganize the organization (association, LLC, and international offices in Ukraine and Serbia)
  • Manage allocated resources to ensure optimal impact and efficiency, including effective collaboration and coordination with all members and partners
  • Set strategic direction, provide a clear and inspiring vision, set long-term goals and identify the strategic initiatives required to reach those goals
  • Assume budget responsibility with overall financial management
  • Work closely with the President of the association and the Board


  • University graduate
  • 15+ years of leadership experience with multifunctional matrix teams (>25 people)
  • Strong leadership and remote team management skills
  • Understand both association and private sector business within the food & feed industry (soy/protein sector experience is an advantage)
  • Knowledge of change management is preferable
  • Excellent knowledge of financial management instruments and structures of associations
  • Excellent communication skills in English (German desired)
  • High level of cooperation and social skills with an understanding of different stakeholder needs
  • Solution-oriented, proactive, highly self-motivated and hands-on
  • Powerful team player with interpersonal skills and cross-cultural awareness


  • A dynamic, international environment that offers the opportunity to shape the future in a truly sustainable way.
  • Chance to engage in a variety of tasks, from large strategic projects to reorganizing the structure of the association and the LLC with new processes and redefined roles, enabling sustainable and successful future projects.
Our client offers an annual gross salary of EUR ~110,000 for this position, with a willingness to overpay depending on qualifications.


If you are interested in this new, exciting challenge, we look forward to receiving your online application via our career portal. Our consultant will contact you immediately after receiving the documents.
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Facts about the job

Contract type
Talentor Austria GmbH

Contact person

Bernadette Arnoldner Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung Talentor Austria_Portrait
Executive Director