Market Leader and full P&L responsibilty
Competitive Package and benefits
About Our Client
My client is a market leader in gyroscope technology for marine and defence applications such as navigation and positioning for applications such as ships, submarines and in the offshore oil & gas sector. Due to the technical superiority of their products they are looking to grow significantly in China over the next 3-5 years.
They are particularly well recognised throughout the industry for their pioneering work and intellectual property relating to fiber-optic gyroscopes (FOG), acoustic and sonar signal processing, and inertial-acoustic sensor data fusion. In all of these areas, they work to ensure that their products provide high accuracy, unrivalled performance and unsurpassed reliability.
Reporting to the General Manager for APAC, you will be responsible for growing the business significantly over the next 3 years. In the first 6 months priorities will include developing the rep-office into a full legal entity, relocating the business to new more suitable premises, advancing existing discussions with business partners and customers in the China market whilst also looking for new business opportunities with the support of a small but highly qualified sales team. By the end of 2017 you will have the business set up for growth in 2018 and beyond.
As well are driving the China business, you will be responsible for managing internal relationships in the APAC and HQ in Europe.
The Successful Applicant
You will relevant navigation or gyroscopic technology experience combined with commercial experience or acumen, possibly also a business qualification. This role will ideally suit an ambitious individual who is looking to use their technical expertise and develop their commercial acumen whilst also looking to fast track their career progression. You will also have experience of working in international environments and have good verbal and written English.
What's on Offer
An International platform and reporting line
Full P&L responsibility