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ConnectedGroup Ltd

Country Manager (new leading home appliance brand from Europe)

ConnectedGroup Ltd
Salary negotiable
Posted on 24 Jan 2020

Country Manager (new leading home appliance brand from Europe)

ConnectedGroup Ltd

Job Highlights

  • leading brand from Europe, first foray into Asia
  • an essential in over a million kitchens globally
  • establish brand as the brand champion

Job Description

My client is a leading home appliance brand from Europe, making its first foray into Asia. The brand is a kitchen essential in over a million kitchens around the world.

This role reports to the International Business Development Manager, and is responsible to build the local business and team from scratch and ensure the brand grows to its full potential. This is a unique opportunity to bring a well reputed, established brand to a new market as the brand champion.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and grow the business and team (sales, marketing, customer service)
  • Develop and implement the local marketing and sales strategy in close cooperation with the headquarter
  • Set up and develop all sales channels (ex. kitchen retail, real estate development - and hospitality business)
  • Achieve annual sales targets with full P&L responsibility; reporting directly to the international business
  • development manager
  • Monitor, analyse and evaluate market trends, consumer behaviour and competitor activity to identify market opportunities and threats
  • Control pricing process and negotiations including discounts, rebates and promotions
  • Regular participation in events, fairs, etc

Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in economics, business sales or marketing
  • At least 5 years' experience in a role as business development manager/ sales manager with a leading brand
  • Entrepreneurial, international mindset and a 'can-do, hands-on' mentality
  • Know what it takes to build and grow a business
  • Knowledge of P&L and budget management
  • Affinity with technical products is preferred
  • Experience in the kitchen industry, hospitality business and / or real estate is preferred
  • Proficiency in English is a must, Cantonese and/or Mandarin is a plus

Please send a copy of your latest CV in Word or call +852 3972 5631 for a discussion. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Additional Information

Career Level
Senior
Qualification
Degree
Years of Experience
5 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

ConnectedGroup is an executive search and recruitment firm with offices in Hong Kong and China. We work across a number of industry sectors providing cross-functional recruitment. Our specialisms are Financial Services, Legal, Manufacturing, Supply Chain/Sourcing, Industrial, Technology, Strategy & Transformation, Life Sciences, Consumer and Retail/Luxury Goods, Hospitality, Sales, Marketing & Communications, Corporate Functions/Administration (Human Resources & Talent Acquisition/Finance/Accounting/Professional Support), Property & Real Estate.

All information is used for recruitment purposes only. Although we endeavour to respond to every applicant this may not always be possible so if you receive no response within 60 days, please consider your application for this specific vacancy to be unsuccessful. We will contact you with the next vacancy that matches your profile.



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