DFDS Logistics OY

Sales Director

DFDS provides shipping and transport services in Europe, generating annual revenues of EUR 1.8bn.

To over 8,000 freight customers, we deliver high performance and superior reliability through shipping & port terminal services, and transport & logistics solutions.

Our 7,000 employees are located on ships, trucks, warehouses and in offices across 20 countries. DFDS was founded in 1866, is headquartered in Copenhagen, and listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen.


DFDS is now looking for


Sales Director (Turku or Vantaa)


DFDS is currently seeking to hire a Sales Director with excellent leadership capabilities, operational and commercial experience, to head Sales for Logistics in Finland. The role is based at our office in Turku or Vantaa  and is responsible for operating and developing the existing sales activities in Finland.

Your profile:

  • Can demonstrate a strong track-record of being able to create new and innovative sales solutions
  • Effective and strong negotiator
  • Ability to provide leadership, obtain cooperation and assistance to meet objectives
  • Familiar with working in matrix organization
  • Understand and able to work with CRM-system is an advantage

Main areas of responsibility: 

  • Focus on further developing logistic sales activities in Finland
  • Preparation and negotiation of commercial offers and agreements in close cooperation with internal and external stakeholders
  • Heading the logistics sales team in Finland  
  • Work together with the managment team in order to improve and drive sales
  • Develop and agree business goals and strategies in accordance with the Regional and Divisional Strategy
  • Engage in commercial discussions with customers
  • Develop new commercial concepts and attract new customer base

Personal characteristics and skills:

  • Perfect Finnish and English skills both verbally and written,
  • Swedish skills are advantage
  • Higher commercial education
  • Sales experience in the transport sector
  • Ambitious and sales driven
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Proactive, positive, and self-driving personality
  • Flexible, loyal and are open minded


Traveling must be expected in connection to customer visits and ad hoc project work abroad.

Please submit your application and cv by May 15, 2022 to timo.ruusunen@dfds.com



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Turku or Vantaa


Timo Ruusunen

Mobile: +358 + 358 40 1364 210