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China Country GM - Shanghai BasedChina Cornerstone International Group Limited
China Country GM - Shanghai BasedChina Cornerstone International Group Limited

Job Highlights

  • Rich experience in sales, marketing & management
  • Build strong relationship with government official
  • project experience in different province in China

Job Description

The Company

Our client operates in China and is focused on developing urban forestry solutions and technological innovations to meet China’s environmental initiatives in rapidly growing urban centers. The company’s world class urban forestry products and services will improve the quality of life for China’s rapidly growing urban population.


Job Description


Position:  China Country GM

Report to: Global CEO


We are seeking an innovative business leader with a proven track record in sales, marketing and business development in China. The ideal candidate will have prior experience building a business from its early, start-up phase through a period of large and rapid expansion.


The GM will be hands-on, without a big company attitude, will have a Western mindset and be a systems-orientated thinker.  He/she should be agile and flexible with enough commercial acumen to adapt to new business challenges as they arise.  The GM will be strongly driven by results and highly focused on superior execution. He/she will possess exceptional organizational skills, be highly collaborative and a skilled motivator of teams.  Ability to work with and foster young and highly motivated staff. 


The GM will take the lead in launching a strategic sales and branding campaign that leads to successful conversion rates on prospective sales (relations with government officials will be a plus).  The GM will also ensure the Company’s manufacturing/production processes and internal operations are properly functioning to provide effective and efficient support for projected growth.


The GM will also be responsible for overall financial performance of the Company – overseeing the preparation of detailed monthly/annual budgets and financial reports with targets for revenue, profits, capital expenditures, KPIs and cash flow – the progress of all will be tracked against projections.  Reporting will be required both for internal company uses and for third-party shareholders (in Mandarin and English).


Key functions and areas of responsibility include:

  • Develop and implement both short and long-term strategic growth plans to expand across China
  • Ensure that key targets are translated into tactical business plans with KPIs that can be monitored for progress and success; Continuously review and report on overall business performance against key indicators and objectives
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders, customers, government officials, employees, etc. to ensure correct focus and direction for sales, operations, production and technology initiatives
  • Coordinate and maximize key business and operational processes to ensure the most effective use of time and resources across all business units
  • Drive both innovation and transformation across the organization
  • Make decisions and necessary changes to ensure business progress is in line with strategic plans
  • Recruit qualified team members for key roles to foster success and a continued culture of integrity


Candidate Requirements

  • Not less than [10] years of solid with operations experience with reputable companies in China
  • Significant experience in sales, marketing and management, especially with new products and sales
  • Considerable exposure to general management with a track record of success in leading a business or business unit of significant size to achieve positive results
  • Experience with manufacturing and logistics
  • Fluency in Mandarin and English is a must
  • Accustomed to working closely Western executives



Interested candidate please send your updated CV and your last 3 years’ salary history to Elaine & Ink


About Cornerstone International Group:

Cornerstone International Group is a Global Talent Consultancy Group founded in 1989 with some 60 offices worldwide. Headquartered in Shanghai, China and Atlanta, USA; our mission is to accelerate the success of our clients by providing top-quality consulting services in the field of talent recruitment and coaching solutions that are faster, better and at a value that serves our clients locally and globally. We provide a proven approach to Executive Search, Coaching Solutions, Interim Management, Talent Mapping and Board Solutions in China, Asia and across Europe and Americas.  Cornerstone is a global member of AESC ( which only the best of the best are members; and Cornerstone is ranked by Forbes as one of the Best Management Consulting Firms in Executive Search for 2016 and 2017.

Additional Information

Career LevelTop
Years of Experience15 years
Employment TypeFull Time

Company Overview

Cornerstone International Group is ranked by Forbes as one of the Top Ten Best Management Consulting Firms in Executive  Search. Our mission is to accelerate the success of our clients by providing top-quality consulting services in the field of talent recruitment and leadership development. Our clients partner with us because we deliver better results faster. With 25 plus years of track record across the globe and over 60offices worldwide including 6 offices in China & 17 across Asia, we know how to attract top leaders you need for your business and we take the time to know your business. Visit us at and see how we can help you to have a  'Healthier Business and Life'

Additional Company Information

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