General Manager, China

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  • UK and US High School Pathways and Summer Programs
  • Sales Leadership and Operations Management
  • Full P&L Responsibility

Location: Beijing or Shanghai

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Our Client is a UK company with operations in the UK and US, and which provides pathways into high schools, together with a wide range of support services, and short term (summer) programs.

The General Manager will:

  • Lead the overall strategy development for China and champion that strategy.
  • Drive results for our Clients’s China business with emphasis on the top- line growth.
  • Collaborate with other companies in our Client’s parent company portfolio to identify cross-selling opportunities.
  • Maintain holistic regional ownership of sales, business operations, marketing systems, and development.

Key Candidate Attributes

The ideally the General Manager will possess:

  • UK and US student recruitment experience, ideally at High School level (but this is not essential).
  • Strong agent connections in the area of UK and US programs.
  • Experience managing a team of 10+ sales people, admissions and marketing
  • Experience with direct selling channels.
  • Aptitude for data and metric driven sales (CRM use and preferably CRM implementation experience).
  • Leadership ability to execute, inspire and contribute to the strategic direction of the company (vision).
  • Ability to bring greater organisational efficiency and accountability to the China operation.

Does this sound like you?