Country Manager

Country Manager

Job Summary

We are currently seeking an adaptable, successful, and experienced Country Manager as we increase our market share overseas. In this role, you will be responsible for the success of our expansion into a foreign market—overseeing all aspects of the business. In order to succeed in this position, you need to be highly driven, have a passion for learning about and engaging with new cultures, and a desire to build a business from the ground up.

Country Manager Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage every aspect of our newly expanding operation in country
  • Recruit the very best talent in this new market
  • Negotiate with vendors and service providers needed for production
  • Collaborate with local businesses to acquire all necessary resources and services
  • Conduct extensive research regarding the market and learn everything possible
  • Develop marketing and production teams with local expertise
  • Collaborate with leadership to strategize how best to roll out product line
  • Become a student of the culture, remaining aware of customs and manners always
  • Synthesize monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on progress and development
  • Network effectively with local clients and develop strong professional relationships
  • Work to ensure deadlines are met and budgets are maintained
  • Adapt the business model to be culturally relevant without losing its identity
  • Mentor direct reports, especially in regard to our values and vision
  • Ensure sales targets are met within set timelines
  • Contribute to the overall global success of our company

Country Manager Requirements and Qualifications

  • Master’s degree, MBA or other relevant field, strongly preferred
  • 10 years’ or more experience in management in international business setting
  • Significant experience in the finance and marketing fields strongly preferred
  • Fluent in the language of the country
  • Experience living overseas for an extended period of time will be an added advantage
  • Exceptionally well organized and driven by success
  • Ability to thrive in high-demanding business situations
  • Outstanding negotiating skills
  • Analytical thinker with superior problem solving skills
  • Solid history of data-driven strategic development
  • Decisive and committed
  • A natural leader who inspires and motivates those around them

Interested applicants, fill the form below to submit your application.

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