Area Manager - Asia Pacific (m/f/d)

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  • Aachen
  • permanent
  • asap
  • fulltime

That's what you can do with us:

  • Country Responsibility Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Australia/New Zealand
    New Country Development:Japan, Thailand, etc
  • Overall, commercial responsibility to achieve regional business development goals 
  • Implement & further sharpen Babor Asia Business Strategy e.g. i) country focus, ii) multi-channel development, iii) key brand lines etc.  Next to developing the region and specific focus is on top beauty markets KOREA (current market) & Japan (‚White Space‘)
  • Lead & support regional distributors to achieve goals, regular performance tracking; take corrective measures where required.
  • Distributor Partner-Management & Administration: Contract tracking / renewal, key contact and support for partners in all relevant areas, control of receivables and POS budget, partner portal access, etc.
    Developing the organisation i.e. elevate capabilities at our partners 
  • Annual Planning: Annual agreements with partners, quarterly updates, integration of sales / marketing plans etc.
    Establish country specific strategies/plan, priorities, measures. Marketing plans in collaboration with the regional marketing lead and our distributors.
  • Multi-Channel Strategy: A key business development pillar is the implementation and development of our multi-channel distribribution with Professional Channel as Core, complemented by E-commerce, Retail and Top-Retail/Department stores, Hotel & Medical Spas
  • Part of this will be to look into our Go to market approach i.e. re-visit capabilities of current partners
  • Product & Pricing Strategy in line with regional focus:
    Doctor Babor etc. + penetration of promotions, sets etc. Analysis of regional pricing etc.
  • Production Planning / Forecasting: Establish Annual / Monthly Forecasting by country
  • Market & Business Analysis as basis for informed decisions, addressing challenges, identifying opportunities etc.
    Eg. Sales, Channel, Product, Portfolio Analysis, Market/Segments etc.
  • Collaboration / Interface with key functions & stakeholders at HQ level: in order to ensure optimum support for the regional but also build ‚international‘ know how and market understanding at HQ level.

That's how you convince us:

  • Diploma or University degree in economics, marketing or international trade as well as extensive experience 
  • Teamplayer, strong communicator, wholistic marketeer, strong independent skillset
  • Intercultural empathy, assertive, strong in execution, sales and ROI driven
  • Personally, you convince with an independent and self-reliant way of working, customer orientation, flexibility and organizational skills
  • You are characterized by a professional appearance and a high degree of personal responsibility
  • You are business fluent in English and willing to travel
  • Office skills: Excel, Powerpoint

That's what you can look forward to:

  • Creative freedom: Implement your own ideas and take on responsibility through short decision-making processes.
  • Work-life balance: Modern working environment with 30 days' holiday per year and much more.
  • Remuneration: Attractive remuneration and extensive social benefits based on the collective agreement for the chemical industry. You can also look forward to holiday and Christmas bonuses.
  • Togetherness: Get things moving together in our informal working atmosphere and experience: Also privately in sports groups or at our summer and winter events.
  • Further development: We will support you in your challenges with our in-house and external training programmes. A comprehensive onboarding programme is provided. 
  • Health: We care about you, which is why we offer professional back training, health days, a Babor day-care centre and advice on combining family and career, in addition to an allowance for pension benefits.
  • Location: Thanks to our central location with excellent transport links, subsidised company bicycle leasing and subsidised job ticket, you will be with us in no time at all. You can easily charge your electric car at our premises.

Sounds interesting? Then apply now!

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We look forward to receiving your application! Please send us your documents exclusively online via our applicant portal. As we would like to speed up our processes and save CO2 and paper, applications sent by other means, e.g. by e-mail or post, can unfortunately no longer be considered. Postal applications will not be returned, but will be destroyed directly in accordance with data protection regulations.