Head of Sales - Consumer Goods (Eco Friendly) - European Brand
Reporting to the Group CEO
Full P/L responsibility - Product Launch
About Our Client
Our client is a well established organisation with offices across the global. This international group is in the process of launching a new innovative and eco friendly consumer brand (B2B and B2C) into the Hong Kong market as they have done in Europe and other locations across the region and the world. Working with the Group CEO, we have been tasked with finding a highly entrepreneurial candidate to launch the Hong Kong business as the first employee to be hired.
As the Director of Sales and Head of the Hong Kong office, this general management role will lead a new brand entering into the HK market. This position will be responsible for overall business plan, business modeling, marketing operation, sales development, organization & full financial P&L responsibility.
Responsibilities will also include:
- Preparing and launching the brand in HK;
- Drive product development, communication, merchandising, distribution, pricing, financial planning & organization;
- Identify sales strategy to maximize brand presence and demonstration;
- Organization development to match up the brand strategy and development needs;
- Full brand financial responsibility to ensure a profitable business model and growth path;
- External communication with Media, Industry Experts, Partners, Law Firms and other institutions and associations to consolidate corporate relation locally;
- Corporate with R&D centre to develop new products and identify innovation opportunities in the relevant practical area.
The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate with have:
- Fluency in English and Cantonese
- 15+ years of experience with international organisations in sales and/or P/L related roles
- Relevant experience in the Hong Kong FMCG or Consumer Durables market
- A healthy combination of entrepreneurial and hands-on experience
- Start-up experience would be a true asset
- The ability to work independently
What's on Offer
This is an outstanding role for a candidate looking to be part of global start-up. This position will have a fast track promotion to the GM level.