Head of Sales Asia, Li-Ion Battery (Shenzhen based)

Head of Sales Asia, Li-Ion Battery (Shenzhen based)

Our client is a global battery manufacturer with a history of innovation going back more than 100 years. Their battery products have a reputation of offering reliability and performance. Products range from Microbatteries, Lithium-Ion coin cells, household batteries, battery packs and energy storage solutions. In order to further expand their Asian activities they are seeking a

Head of Sales Asia, Li-Ion Batteries (Shenzhen based)

The position is based in Shenzhen and reports directly to the European based General Manager Lithium-Ion Coin Batteries. This is an exciting new position which indicates the importance of, and a commitment to, the Asian market. It offers a rare opportunity to join a dynamic and innovative company with many years of international experience and a multi-national workforce.

The company uses three channels to market: OEM, ODM and distribution. Major countries of interest currently are China, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore and Japan. Ideally the successful candidate will have good exposure to at least some of the above markets and within various channels to market.

People reporting to this position include the various regional sales teams and product managers and includes responsibility for several branch managers in the regions. The total team size is currently around 15 -20 people.

The successful candidate is likely to be educated to degree standard with either a technical or commercial qualification. They will almost certainly have a 15 – 20 year track record of success and increasing responsibility of which around 10 years will have been spent in a senior leadership position, ideally with an international responsibility. They could have gained this experience in a regional sales / marketing role for Asia or in a general management position. They almost certainly will have experience within an international, multicultural environment in a sales, business development or general management position. The position requires fluency in Mandarin and a good command of English, both verbally and written.

Interested candidates who feel they are qualified and able to succeed in this challenging and rewarding  role within a dynamic company culture should apply in the first instance to:

John Steele

MRI Manserv AG
+41 78 688 7071

Only qualified candidates with above mentioned experiences will be answered.

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