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Finance & Operation Director
- Finance and operation head role with a fast growing consumer healthcare company
- Commercial related and able to drive change and performance improvement
About Our Client
Our client is a consumer health care company with over 80 years of experience in the global market, they entered China with great growth a few years ago and in recent 2 years their business experienced very growth both in sales and revenue, thus as part of the Asia group strategy, they was to recruit a senior finance professional to join their business and to lead and build up a strong finance and operation team.
Their products has a strong market share in the sector they belong and they will continue their effort in bring in more products to the China market, a sustained growth is easily foreseeable.
The role would be mainly responsible for below areas:
*Responsible for delivering the Sales and Profit business plan.
*Undertake a strategic review of the current China businesses to develop a plan to grow the business significantly and improve the operational efficiencies of the business.
*Lead the China Finance & Operation team to ensure the individuals both operate to their optimal level and are developed to achieve their best whilst supporting the company values.
*Working closely with regional CFO to review the feasibility of channel expansion, distribution agreements and marketing investment.
*Working closely with the Operations team assess the viability of potential supply chain partners, and if chosen account manage that relationship in country.
*Developing a government relations strategy in the markets to facilitate more effective business operations.
*Represent the company with relevant industry groups across the region and leading initiatives with partners to deliver industry wide goals.
The Successful Applicant
*10+ Years of working in the China market, to evidence a deep understanding of the cultures of the market.
*Strong commercial judgement and a solid track record of delivering growth financial targets in the China market.
*Experience of the Natural Health market would be an added advantage
*Proven experience of operating with relevant major retail groups, manufacturers and/or distributors in the regions to facilitate speed of success in the role.
*Experience in Government and Regulatory relations in the region; being confident in operating in highly regulated industries to facilitate promoting the needs of the company and championing developments to grow the industry.
*Very experienced in facilitating trade through partnerships in order to ensure goals are delivered.
*Proven people leadership skills, with a strong track record of leading teams locally which may be at a distance from the Head Office and ensuring the values and goals of the parent are followed.
*A strong preference will be given to candidates who speak Chinese (Mandarin).
What's on Offer
The role would be offering an experienced finance professional a real opportunity to grow and improve financial performance in a smaller yet fast developing business, you will have various exposure not only in finance but also operation teams. The industry is quite booming at the moment and they grow significantly in both sales and revenue, EBITA.
Part of the top management team of the company.
Attractive salary to negotiate.