Managing Director Czech Republic and Slovakia, Prague (f/m/d)

Reference number: 14174


Step into a pivotal role that defines excellence in Prague's business landscape. RATIONAL is actively seeking a seasoned Managing Director to lead our operations in this dynamic city.

Responsible for maintaining and expanding market continuity, the ideal candidate will lead a results-oriented sales organization, ensuring efficient market penetration through defined sales and marketing processes. This role encompasses full entrepreneurial responsibility for the company's profitability, emphasizing personnel management, motivation, and strong customer orientation. This position offers a unique chance to chart an ambitious course, leaving an indelible mark on our organization's future within the Czech and Slovak bustling and competitive business environment.

If you're ready to drive success and innovation, your journey starts here.  


Your area of responsibility:

  •  Lead and motivate employees in alignment with RATIONAL's corporate philosophy. 
  • Strategically direct all sales, marketing, and service activities in Czech Republic and Slovakia
  • Engage in hands-on sales activities with dealers and key customers while developing the wholesaler channel 
  • Continuously improve the organization through process-oriented development and benchmarking 
  • Provide ongoing coaching to management and staff to optimize the sales process 
  • Analyze and set measures to achieve planned targets and address actual statuses 
  • Participate in the overall Eastern Europe and European corporate strategy process 
  • Maintain high motivation and commitment through strong communication and inclusive leadership 
  • Safeguard and comply with financial and controlling processes 
  • Build relationships with top customers, dealers, and REP firms 
  • Assimilate into RATIONAL's culture and values 
  • Collaborate closely with the local Management Team and international community 
  • Develop an updated 5-year plan 
  • Assume team leadership responsibilities 
  • Enhance existing strategies in distribution, conditions, and the market 
  • Expand customer acquisition strategies in line with RATIONAL's sales and company philosophy 
  • Broaden the business model 
  • Strengthen market development for approaching end customers 



  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in management, business administration, engineering, or a related field 
  • 8-10 years of sales experience in a leadership role 
  • Demonstrates expertise in leading a subsidiary within a complex matrix organization  
  • Excellent management qualities and a track record of success 



  • Strong leadership abilities to motivate and guide teams towards achieving organizational objectives 
  • Proficient in Czech and English (German is a plus, but not mandatory) 
  • Excels in team-building and mentorship, fostering commitment at all organizational levels 
  • Results-oriented mindset in line with corporate targets and budgets 
  • Contributes to the expansion and establishment of a successful corporate culture 
  • Demonstrates open-mindedness, outstanding presentation skills, and a positive attitude towards people and business opportunities 
  • Embraces personal development and has an understanding of German business culture as an advantage 


What counts for us are your qualifications - regardless of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation/identity or social, ethnic, or religious backgrounds. We welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds.  


Our offer
What do you need to make good sales? We know and we offer it: A dynamic and fast-acting team, a modern working environment with a feel-good character, success and future-oriented thinking, as well as recognition towards our employees. We reward performance and independent work. You are the expert, you know what to do and we give you the necessary confidence. With us, you grow in challenges and beyond. 

Our company
RATIONAL is the leading contact when it comes to hot food preparation and  our growth and profitability are exceptional. This is mainly due to the fact that the almost 2,300 employees do a great job, both nationally and internationally. It motivates them to be responsible for more effortless working in kitchens and more innovation in technology. 

A job with added value is simply worth more. Do you also see it this way? Write to us and we’ll find out. We look forward to receiving your application. 
If you have any questions, please contact Vildane Hasani.

RATIONAL Czech Republic s.r.o. | Evropská 859/115 | 160 Prague 6 | Czech Republic (CZ)