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Country Manager - Cambodia/Laos

Cowan International (Southeast Asia) - Expires on Apr 22, 2015
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Cambodia
  • Not specified
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 8+ years
  • Expat and local
Senior / Executive Management
Job Category
Transportation / Logistics
Not specified

Job Description

Our client is an Asean MNC 3PL

A Country Manager works to represent a company in a foreign country – Cambodia & Laos

A Country Manager’s job would suit someone who enjoys a client facing role and the challenge of growing the business.

Job Description: 
  • Working to establish a new company and operation, manage day-to-day operations, develop business and increase profitability for a company in a specific country. Within logistics and freight forwarding, a Country Manager needs to have specialist skills and knowledge relating to the sector.
  • Establishing a new company and operation as well as managing all operations within a country. This involves taking responsibility for profit, revenue, cash and quality targets.
  • Being in charge of many areas of the business such as warehousing, distribution/transportation, freight forwarding, etc.
  • Establishing annual budgets and producing a detailed annual business operating plan to deliver targets for revenue, profits and cash.
  • Producing business performance reports, on monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Recruiting and managing staff, including performance monitoring, and possibly mentoring and training.

Job Requirements

  • At least 8-10 years’ experience in logistics or freight forwarding sector with 3-5 years in General Management position
  • Bachelor or Master degree in any field
  • Experience in specific country where the job is located would be preferable
  • A solid understanding of budgeting and financial planning is essential as this role involves agreeing annual budgets as well as producing financial reports.
  • A strong understanding of how a business operates and successful candidates will have a proven track record demonstrating their understanding and business acumen.
  • General management experience is essential for working in this job.
  • In a Country Managers job, you need to have excellent networking skills.
  • The ability to recruit staff and monitor performance.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels, including people-management, leadership and both written and verbal communication skills.
  • To effectively manage operations, a Country Manager needs to have knowledge and experience of the sector their company operates within. They must fully understand the products and services provided by their company.
  • A Country Manager will be based overseas, so experience of living abroad is desirable. They will also need to be sensitive to cultural differences.
  • Must be familiar with computer software programs eg Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • A full clean driving license.

All applicants will be treated with strict confidentiality. If you are interested please send your resume in word file and expected salary. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

About the recruitment agency

Cowan International (Southeast Asia)

Cowan International  is a Canadian owned recruitment agency serving clients across the globe since 1954. In South East Asia we specialize in Engineering/construction, Automotive, IT, ...

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