Country Manager - Singapore

Job Title: Country Manager - Singapore
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Start Date: 02/07/2018
Duration: 366
REF: 32776
Contact Name: Danica Pagsisihan
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 4 years ago

Job Description

Key Words: P&L Management, Sales Management, People Management, CXO Engagement and Relationship Management, Stakeholder Management,

Role:  Country Manager - Singapore

Industry: Information & Technology

Function: Sales Management, P&L Management, People Management

Location: Singapore


About Our Client,

Our client is a leading end-to-end solutions integrator, harnessing their resources and specialized skills, with strategic partnerships and broad regional presence to offer expert integration solutions to businesses in the Asia Pacific. Their expertise in design, integration and management of network, communications and cloud makes them a preferred partner for businesses spanning wide vertical markets.

About the Country Manager - Singapore,


  • To lead the entire local business operations with full P&L responsibility and help build a team of dedicated sales executives and support staff.


  • To maintain existing good business relationships with key clients and business partners, and to develop new business opportunities in the company’s vertical solutions namely, Healthcare, Education, Hospitality and Enterprise accounts.


  • Have sales and marketing duties and function to concentrate on strategic market/new business development initiatives.


  • To spearhead the growth & development of the local office by representing the company at the highest level.


  • To provide leadership and direction to ensure it achieves its profitability and growth objectives according to the financial budgets and plans.


  • To direct the activities of the sales team, identify key areas of growth, provide and ensure customer satisfaction and act as a liaison with the Corporate office for field and management-based activities.



Key Responsibilities,


  • To develop significant high-level relationships with potential business partner and corporate enterprise accounts etc


  • To raise significantly the company’s visibility in the respective local countries.


  • To grow both profit and revenue in the short to medium term in order to establish a position of market leadership.


  • To provide closer engagement relationship with our Global Account Management team to develop strategies and support in the Global Accounts.


  • To face significant challenges in terms of the business dynamics in the information technology industry understands the role in the region.


  • To meet the challenges of working in a complex market, which will require a unique blend of management skills and product requirements to achieve the goals for her/his line of business.


  • To provide additional focus to management team morale and develop leadership skills.


  • To maintain and enhance customer satisfaction, as well as employee satisfaction programs.


  • To regulate expense management leading to accelerated and predictable earnings growth.


  • To perform any other duties assigned from time to time.



About You

Please note: Interested Applicants must be able to work in Singapore.


  • The ideal candidate must have proven sales track record and a strong background in IT sales, particularly with experience in direct sales and managing large corporate accounts.
  • The person would likely to have over 10 years’ experience in SI/IT and/or a technology-related industry with a minimum of 5 years’ experience at the management decision-making level.
  • Possess a bachelor’s Degree relating to Business or IT.
  • The person must also be able to lead channel sales team, achieve revenue by implementing business strategies effectively.
  • He or she will have business relationship management, sales & marketing duties and people development experience.
  • He or she will have the ability to create, manage and develop top-level customer and industry relationships.
  • Strong, fundamental understanding of the enterprise technology industries and emerging technologies
  • Background in running profit and loss operations


  • Experience in merging and developing company cultures.
  • Preferably experience in (or with) IT Consulting or Systems Integrator
  • Exemplary track record in sales and business development
  • Demonstrated skills as a consensus developer and team builder


  • Strong industry networks with proven ability to leverage personal knowledge and company strength in the region


  • Effective negotiator based on business fundamentals and common sense
  • As this is a key position, the ideal candidate should have a good standing in the local IT industry and excellent relationships with high level corporate figures in IT industry.
  • The candidate should also have a proven sales track record and strong background in solutions selling, preferably with experience in direct corporate accounts, sector sales and channels sales management.
  • The person must be able to manage a sales team, achieve revenue, develop staff and implement business strategy effectively.
  • He or she will have business relationship management, sales & marketing duties and people development experience.


  • Sales and marketing of total solutions at the data enterprise-wide level will be favoured.
  • He or she is also expected to have a strong background and understanding of financial management.
  • It is a requirement that the candidates should have good knowledge of the local SI/IT industry, its players and trends and good contacts within the upper circle of key decision makers.
  • The candidate must also be used to matrix reporting with strong leadership skills.
  • Candidate should be a self-starter who is capable, reliable and competent.
  • He or she would be a highly results-oriented individual who thrives in a high-pressure environment.
  • He or she must possess excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills plus strong problem solving and teamwork skills to ensure total customer satisfaction.
  • He or she must demonstrate core values as honesty & integrity, teamwork, respect for people, professionalism and openness are sought after.



Personal Attributes


  • Self-sufficient and has an entrepreneurial spirit and charisma
  • Delegates well and empowers his/her people - giving them space
  • Has an ability to spot trends and issues before they become obvious
  • Stays close to customer and business


  • An excellent leader, encouraging teamwork and is also a team player
  • Outstanding business developer
  • Good sense of time and discipline
  • Communicates upward feedback very well
  • Demonstrated ability in recruiting, building and developing high-performance teams


  • Ability to create a sense of accountability
  • Ability to manage and leverage political/customer and internal constituencies
  • Possess first-rate personal networking skills with customers and industry
  • Possess outstanding business acumen and prioritisation skills
  • Possess the ability to assess opportunity and resource allocation focus


  • A coach, integrator, facilitator and real motivator of talent within the region


  • Possess broad business base with plenty of energy and enthusiasm


If you are interested to learn more about the above job role or any other job opportunities, please apply to this job advertisement or alternatively contact the following consultant:


Danica Pagsisihan

+65 65898787

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