Country Manager - Japan

Place of work
Grösslingová 6-8, Bratislava
Contract type
full-time
Wage (gross)
3 500 EUR/monthBase salary depends on the professional qualifications and experience

Information about the position

What will you be in charge of?

BBG is successfully operating in 22 Countries in EU, US & Turkey. We are profitable and our growth is well above Market growth. However, the DNA of BBG is that we are always strive to be better and we know that with a detailed steering we can be even more successful in our Countries. We truly believe that we can turn in each of them our portfolio to “Brands of choice” in our categories. We think that in the Markets of BBG and in new Markets around the globe is still a lot of opportunity to grow.

This is the reason why we are searching for new BBG members motivated to face the challenge with strong market understanding, experience in e-commerce and good managing skills.

As a Country manager in BBG you are responsible for the overall success of a country or region and understand the its needs to get there.

The scope of responsibility

You take on the responsibility of the full scope of the business unit. This requires a solid understanding and focus on the full value chain of the business; from forecasting and purchasing, supply chain and distribution networks, customer satisfaction, sales and marketing right through to after sales service and returns.

· You must conduct the research necessary to understand the legal and administrative steps for establishing the business.
· You must also gain knowledge on the operational processes existing already within BBG and be prepared to localize them to specific market needs.
· You will define the target channels and product assortment to enter the market with.
· You will play a key role in establishing the work system (ERP) as well as understanding how it can be used to enable your defined processes.
· In order to build up your infrastructure in the local market (distribution network, experts, support functions) you must engage, negotiate, and build relationships with external parties.
· You must plan your sales forecast and related cost lines that constitute the budgeted P&L and create the initial steering dashboards that help you reach that budget.

Having the future vision in mind
Key global markets have a clear strategic relevance for BBG therefore it is crucial that the business is run with these strategic visions in mind.

· You will help shape the direction of the market expansion and define the business goals through budget ownership
· You will play a central role in recruiting and building the team needed to scale the business.
· It is crucial that key global markets align and integrate processes with the relevant core business departments. You must understand and co-ordinate the core business to drive this integration.

What benefits do we offer?

· company teambuildings
· candy bar (sweet, fresh fruit)
· free drinks (coffee, tea, mineral water,…)
· employment discounts - 30%
· multi sport card
· bonus for special occasions
· sick days
· slovnaft bike

And we expect you to...

You have an education

University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

You speak foreign languages

English - Advanced (C1) and Japanese - Proficiency (C2)

You have years of experience

5

And you will fit in with us because you have these qualities

Give the wide scope of responsibility you must also have the management and leadership skills to steer a time a team.

· At least 5 years of experience in e-commerce or Retail on similar positions like Country management or Business development.
· Expert in excel
· Skills in project management are welcome
· Skills in PowerBI are welcome
· Native speaker of the managed countr

Advertiser

Brief description of the company

Berlin Brands Group (previously known as electronic-star a.s.) is an international house of brands which successfully continues to break the stereotypes by designing, developing and distributing its products. We are inspired by the creative urban atmosphere of Berlin and excellence of German engineering. Our passion is staying ahead of current trends with innovative products that are accessible to a wide range of customers.

WE ARE CREATORS We are producing and developing what we sell. 7,000 products and still counting! We´re always looking for new ways to elevate your experience. And what’s a better city to create in than the epicenter of culture in Europe, Berlin? Exactly...

WE ARE DESIGNERS Design in Germany matters. It means quality, but doesn’t need to come with a high price tag. Style and the drive for innovation is in our DNA. Our attention to detail and cutting edge techniques ensure we´ll always provide you with new trends and features to support your kitchen and home.

WE THINK GLOBAL 21 European countries, USA, China, Turkey. Based in Berlin and Bratislava, we truly believe this is just a beginning. A small company has transformed into a global brand by taking its award-winning products to new attractive markets. And still keeps growing!

Number of employees

200-249 employees

Company address

Berlin Brands Group a.s.
Grösslingova 6-8
811 09 Bratislava
https://www.berlin-brands-group.com

Contact

I am interested
Berlin Brands Group, a.s.
Grosslingova 6-8 81109 Bratislava, Slovakia
ID: 4051460  Dátum zverejnenia: 28.4.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 3 500 EUR/month