Business Development Manager – Yangon, Myanmar
· International exposure
· Team Management
The company is a part of a large family owned and operated business with diverse business activities and interests. The organisation is progressively expanding in various cities in other Asian countries with projects in real estate, agriculture, energy and trading. We are currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager who can think out of the box and further diversify its product offerings and clientele in their trading segment.
Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will inherit a capable team of business development executives and technical engineers. You will drive and motivate the team to foster more business relationships and penetrate other market sectors. You will actively identify, explore and discovery new opportunities for diversification and be the main point of contact for the company’s European partners and suppliers. You are the company’s ambassador and the representative for agreements with European partners and the driver for projects predominantly with Government ministries and authorities. You are expected to travel 50-75% within Myanmar and overseas.
The company is keen to evaluate both senior local and internationally trained Burmese who offer exposure to trading and distribution, sales and marketing. You are commercially astute, innovative and has a good eye for opportunities. You have good English communications skills and demonstrate confidence in liaising and negotiating with international suppliers. Experience working on Government projects and engagements on a business development or commercial capacity is highly preferred.