Location: Vietnam, Hanoi
Salary: Attractive package
Job Function: Operation Manager/Operation Director
Industry: Manufacturing/Engineering/Industrial
Sub-Industry: Metals & Mining
Reference: JO-180131-146012

Your future employer

The world's leader in industrial manufacturer that serves a multitude of markets from consumers to industries which employs more than 17,000 people worldwide. They nurture a culture of collaboration and innovation as well as offer a great working environment.

They are looking for a General Director based in North Vietnam to manage Vietnam’s operation, lead strategies, and develop business.

Your responsibilities

To manage the local operations (All its aspects: sales and marketing, industrial, finance, HR)

  • Manage 6 direct reports (EHS, Finance, Purchasing, Operations, Manufacturing site, HR and Admin)
  • Ensure monthly reporting towards the Company Group, Prepare and follow annual budget of the entity
  • Represent Company towards the local authorities
  • Ensure that EHS standards and policies are applied on sites, with a culture of continuous improvement on safety related topics
  • Propose a 3-year industrial vision
  • Lead improvements in overall plant performance, through operational excellence program and a financial-driven culture.
  • Identify development and strategic Capex opportunities


To lead the strategy and business development:

  • Develop and implement commercial strategies according to company goals and objectives aiming to accelerate growth
  • Conduct market research and analysis to create detailed business plans on commercial opportunities (expansion, business development etc.) (Propose a 5-year plan)
  • Conduct strategic, market analysis, competition reviews and competitor intelligence
  • Lead and support identification of new opportunities or business process improvements,
  • Develop sales

Our key requirements

  • Education: Masters' degree in engineering or business
  • At least 8 to 10 years' experience in managing operations and sales development
  • Proven experience in sales and marketing and managing relationships with key clients, partnered with a strategic mindset
  • Solid knowledge of performance reporting and financial/budgeting processes
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to develop a business model
  • Strong commitment to integrity and safety
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Experience working in Vietnam is required
  • High travel rate required (10% overseas and 40% within Vietnam)

If you are interested in this opportunity, apply now or call Ms. Minh Tran, Consultant at +84 24 3937 7979 to discuss further.