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Director and General Manager
- Senior Management Role
- Very attractive salary package
About Our Client
My client is one of the world's leading engineering and scientific technology companies, with expertise in precision measurement and health care. The company supplies products and services used in applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to dentistry and brain surgery. It is also a world leader in the field of additive manufacturing (also referred to as metal 3D printing), where it is the only one that designs and makes industrial machines which 'print' parts from metal powder.
My client currently has more than 75 offices in 30 countries, with around 6,000 employees worldwide. Around 3,600 people are employed within the UK where the company carries out the majority of its research, development and manufacturing. In China the group employs over 200 staff in 11 locations, with major offices in Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou, and satellite offices in major cities. Work is primarily sales, technical support, marketing and administration.
Job Responsibilities & Duties
*Increases management's efficiency by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counselling, and disciplining managers; communicating values, strategies, and objectives; assigning accountabilities; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; developing incentives; developing a climate for offering information and opinions; providing educational opportunities.
*Develops strategic plan by studying technological and financial opportunities; presenting assumptions; recommending objectives.
*Accomplishes subsidiary and regional objectives by establishing plans, budgets, and results measurements; allocating resources; reviewing progress; making mid-course corrections.
*Builds company image by collaborating with customers, government, community organizations, and employees; enforcing ethical business practices.
*Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
*Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
General Manager Skills and Qualifications:
Performance Management, Staffing, Management Proficiency, Coordination, Coaching, Developing Standards, Financial Planning and Strategy, Process Improvement, Decision Making, Strategic Planning,
The Successful Applicant
Bachelor's Degree or higher in an Engineering related discipline, preferably mechanical or electrical/electronic.
Minimum of 10 years relevant experience working in senior positions within a China subsidiary of an international company within the engineering sector.
A proven track record in successful hands on management of a direct sales team including setting targets and objectives.
Experience of distributor management for capital equipment or components in the engineering field.
Use and application of CRM based customer data management systems
Fluent in English and Simplified Chinese (Mandarin).
An understanding of Chinese commercial operations including; sales order processing, import, export, and tax legislation.
What's on Offer
The company offers a senior management role which enables candidate to utilise his/her talents in the field. While at the same time, attractive package is provided for the best person to fit in. You will enjoy joining a fast growing and developing team.