General Manager Nor Lines

Nor Lines Norway
General Manager – Nor Lines

General Manager – Nor Lines 

Location: Norway
Any of the following cities: Oslo and surroundings or Trondheim (other locations may be considered)


Nor Lines is a leading Norwegian transport & logistics company that was acquired by the
Samskip Group in 2017. With annual revenues of +700 m NOK, +100 employees and a
vast customer base, Nor Lines is committed to delivering unique and exceptional logistics
services to its customers and maintaining a positive work environment for its employees.
We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated General Manager to join our team and
contribute to our ongoing success.

As the General Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the
company's operations. Reporting to the Samskip Regional Director – Norway & Sweden,
you will work closely with the executive team to develop and implement strategic plans,
manage budgets, and ensure the achievement of business objectives. The ideal candidate
will preferably have a strong background in logistics or related industries and possess
excellent leadership, communication, and solution orientated skills.


Strategic Planning

  • Develop and implement strategic plans to drive business growth and achieve
    company objectives.
  • Contribute to the overall strategic direction of the organization.
  • Collaborate with the executive team to align business strategies with overall
    organizational goals.
  • Collaborate with the executive team to develop and execute marketing and sales

Financial Management

Monitor financial performance, prepare budgets, and analyse financial statements
to identify areas for improvement.

Work closely with the finance team to ensure sound financial practices and cost-
effective operations.

Stakeholder Management

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including clients,
    suppliers, and partners.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for key accounts, ensuring high levels of
    customer satisfaction.

Market Awareness

  • Stay up to date with industry trends and market conditions, making
    recommendations for business development opportunities.
  • Conduct market analysis to identify emerging trends and potential risks.
  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with the legal and compliance teams to implement necessary
    measures and updates.

Operational Excellence

  • Oversee day-to-day operations, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness across all
    departments & functions.
  • Identify and address operational challenges, implementing solutions to enhance
    productivity and profitability.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence.

Performance Management

  • Conduct regular performance evaluations and provide feedback to employees,
    fostering professional growth and development.
  • Together with HR, implement talent development initiatives to enhance the skills
    and capabilities of the team.


  • Proven experience as a General Manager or similar leadership role, preferably in
    the transport & logistics or related sector.
  • Strong knowledge of business operations, including sales, marketing, finance, and
    human resources.
  • Excellent leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and
    inspire a large and geographically spread team.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong
    relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a strategic mindset.
  • Proven track record of achieving business objectives and driving growth.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Norwegian language skills verbal & written is essential for the role.

Bachelor’s degree in business, Logistics, or a related field; advanced degree preferred.
Proven experience in a leadership role, preferably in logistics or a related industry.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a focus on relationship building.
Ability to navigate a hybrid work environment and manage remote teams effectively.
Demonstrated strategic thinking and operational agility.
Willingness to travel regularly within Norway.

Application Process
If you are a dynamic and results-driven leader looking to make a significant impact in a
growing organization, we invite you to apply for the position of General Manager at
Nor Lines. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant
experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role.

Deadline for Applications: 15.12.2023

Samskip is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to
creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Franchise/Selvstendig næringsdrivende
7010 Trondheim
Transport og logistikk
Logistikk og lager


General, Manager, –, Nor, Lines

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Sist endret 18. des. 2023 04:15

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