Consultant Vera Shen
Date posted 01 February 2019 2019-02-012019-03-03 fmcg Shanghai CN CNY 1500000 2500000 2500000 YEAR Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.cn
This key role will lead a team of about 12-15 energetic entrepreneurs in the first six to twelve months of operations, including heads of sales, marketing, finance, IT, supply chain.
- To lead the set-up and run the business in China, starting in Shanghai, and do it in a way that we can all be proud of.
- Can make things happen by bringing together a team of entrepreneurial, fast paced ambitious people to set up our business in China in 2019.
- Be responsible for driving our business with full P&L accountability and developing the brand in China with the local market team reporting to them.
- Proven leadership in start-up context - evidence of creating teams from scratch, setting up end to end operations, is a self-starter with a lot of personal stamina and resilience. He/she’s probably already run a small-medium sized business.
- Demonstrable entrepreneurial bias - evidence of management agility, resourcefulness, a deeply inquiring mind, creative problem solving, unique approaches to old challenges
- Very commercial – evidence of everything from setting up commercial partnerships, working with customers, negotiating terms, managing P&Ls
- Has built brands before - can speak from a consumer perspective, really "gets" how young brands build a sustainable fan base in China
- Experience in food and beverage category and key channels (CVS, premium supermarkets, O2O, online)
- Great people leader - has built or transformed teams, including evidence of a focus on people development, recruitment, performance management, creating a unique and special company culture
- Motivated – is naturally energetic and passionate about what they do, is motivated by a positive purpose, and enthused about creating a new category, building a new business etc.
About the company:
My client is a leading FMCG company who provide competitive salary and internal career development.