General Manager Shanghai (m/f/d)
/ Manage overall operations (team responsibility for x colleagues) in order to ensure budgets are met and targets are achieved, whilst ensuring that procedures and standards are maintained.
/ Work with the MD China and the management team to create, develop and maintain a company culture to attract and retain the best people on all levels.
/ Inspire your team and keep developing it
/ Set goals for each department and clearly communicate these to the heads.
/ Build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities;
/ Develop strong pipeline to bring in new business
/ Drive successful business partnerships forward, maintain excellent relationships and strive for top-notch results in all areas of operations.
/ Together with the MD you will have P&L responsibility for the Shanghai business.
/ You will report directly to the Managing Director China and work closely together will the international management team.
/ Relevant University degree, e.g. in Business Administration or Management studies
/ A minimum of 10 years+ experience in a leadership role
/ Work experience in a fast growing service or project management industry, brand agency experience in Mainland China is a plus
/ The nature of this role requires significant hands-on involvement with day to day operations and you must be able to balance this with the strategic and managerial issues.
/ Excellent leadership and people supervision skills, capable of developing, coaching and motivating teams.
/ Knowledge of the local market and connections with clients
/ Structured and well-organized approach with high result orientation and problem solving skills.
/ High emotional intelligence and strong interpersonal skills
/ Good communication skills, fluent in written & spoken English and Mandarin