Are you a qualified Charted Accountant (CA), looking for a new and exciting adventure? Are you bold and want to set yourself apart from your peers by pursuing a career defining opportunity, outside your comfort zone, in one the biggest business hubs of the world? Then this role is for you!
My client is a Proudly South African company, run by South Africans in Guangzhou, China. Guangzhou is fifth largest city in China, it is adjacent to Shanghai and is just two hours away from Hong Kong. The client is a global leader in providing , high-end technology in election, identity & self-service solutions to governments and corporations. This fast-growing technology and bio-metric verification company was established only in 2004 and in the last 13 years has seen tremendous growth. They have not only broken the barrier and attained a prominent position in the Chinese market, but they have also expanded their business to various parts of the world. Their offices are also in Hong Kong, New York, Johannesburg, Malawi and Colombia. But you will be based in the heart of the business - the manufacturing headquarters in Guangzhou, China.
You do not need to know Mandarin to apply, you must just have an insatiable sense of adventure, be bold and hungry to grow, learn and explore . [You will be given the opportunity to learn the language, if you want, as it is a powerful skill to have]
This is a senior sales position focused on solution selling into the business’s products in line with the business’s strategy. This is an operational role for a CA and who will be deeply involved in managing the revenue line for the business. The role will involve support, management and reporting of sales activity and opportunities across the global sales organisation. The role will be required to qualify sales leads, propose, and close deals in an effective and efficient manner. The position will also project manage and execute tenders on behalf of the business. The applicant must have an ability to understand business needs, market attractiveness, develop relationships with channel partners, suppliers, and support and manage an agent network accordingly to drive sales across the globe. The ideal candidate is commercially minded, and proficient with profitability metrics that are essential for deal negotiation and pricing. Primary Responsibilities include but not limited to: