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Move forward as Senior Team Lead Eastern Europe at DSV in Venlo

An average of 5,000 shipments per month and about 50,000 shipments annually. Together with your team, you ensure that all these shipments are handled smoothly. Your team handles the operational aspect, while you operate at strategic level. Ready to make a difference?

You get it done

DSV is actively pursuing its growth ambition for transport to Eastern Europe. In this transitional phase, as a senior team lead, you take the lead and drive the realization of growth for our groupage and freight forwarding department. The processes and team are in place, but there's always room for improvement, and you actively contribute to that.

How do you do this? As a true people manager, you stand among your team members. You know what's going on, identify opportunities, and know exactly which buttons to press when an escalation occurs. You achieve this by:

  • coordinating the planning process, ensuring efficient work and optimal staffing. Your focus? Trucking & rails to Eastern Europe;
  • managing the financial flows within your department, based on the budget you've set. Proactively identifying and resolving occasional or structural disruptions;
  • building and maintaining long-term customer and partner relationships, actively engaging with both existing and potential relationships to strengthen our position in the market;
  • demonstrating leadership by jumping in operationally when necessary, pitching ideas to senior management, and managing stakeholder interests in Eastern Europe.

Your team stands out within DSV due to its growth ambition. You join an enthusiastic and ambitious team with the goal of becoming the leading transporter to Eastern Europe in the coming years.

We are DSV, we grow

DSV is a global provider of transport and logistics services. With offices in more than 90 countries and a growing network of partners, there is no place in the world we cannot reach via transport by air, sea, rail, courier or road or where we can offer storage in warehouses.

We are a young international team with an extensive network in Central and Eastern Europe; we would like to strengthen this position in the market. Quality and sustainability are high on our agenda,

says Martina Polackova, Manager Operations.

In the Netherlands, we operate from over 25 branches, with more than 3,000 colleagues. Together we rise to the challenge of a rapidly changing environment. We make quick decisions at every level and combine ambition and teamwork. This is how we move forward and make a difference together.

You bring

  • extensive knowledge and experience in the road transport sector, preferably with experience in groupage, freight forwarding, and rail transportation;
  • experience with managing a fleet and multimodal operations, with experience to or from Eastern Europe being a significant advantage;
  • strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and a willingness to work with numbers and calculations;
  • experience in working with a transport management system, with the ability to quickly adapt to new systems;
  • proven leadership skills and strong communication in both Dutch and English.

It all counts for this vacancy of senior team lead Eastern Europe in Venlo. Furthermore, it is of course important that you feel at home with us. That will certainly be possible if you like to keep going, have guts and want to grow with DSV.

You get

Working at DSV means working at one of the top players in the logistics market. DSV is entrepreneurial and competitive, which is why we always want to grow as an organization. That is why we are looking for people who want to grow with us. Besides a challenging job in an international environment we also offer:

  • a salary tailored based on the knowledge and experience you bring;
  • 8% holiday pay, 24 vacation days, and 4 ADV days (reduction of working hours);
  • a 5% bonus (13th month) paid in November;
  • a favorable pension scheme, with a part being premium-free and a 5% own contribution;
  • access to knowledge and training through our DSV Academy. This way, you can grow and influence your career path.

Move forward

Send your resume with motivation or leave your details and we will contact you. Any questions about this vacancy? Our corporate recruiter Sanne Reijnders will answer all your questions via +31 (0)6 2303 5118 or

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Sanne Reijnders DSV