Head of South Korea

  • Senior Management
  • Thailand - Chon Buri

The Talent Fishers Group is the Recruitment specialist for Western companies with staffing needs in South East Asia.


Our client is a European Industrial Operator company specialized in Automation Systems and Services for the Paper and Energy industries. For this client, Talent Fishers is looking for a “Head of South Korea” to accompany the growth of the company in Asia.

Job Location: Daejeon, South Korea.

Scope: Responsible for the management and development of business to increase revenue and our market share in accordance with company and Asia Pacific strategy and Must-Wins. Your target is to enable and drive our business growth and develop our local organization.  


Reporting to: Area President, Asia Pacific

Job description

  • Be a member of Asia Pacific Management team, managing above 60 employees
  • Managing Profits &Losses responsibility in accordance of our vision, mission, values and Code of Conduct
  • Developing, aligning and executing the strategy for Korea 
  • Leading and growing both capital and service business sales 
  • Ensuring customer fulfilment
  • Leading for communicating and executing the strategy and localization
  • Leading performance management objectives
  • Ensure legal compliance of company operation in the region
  • Ensuring best practices in QHSE implemented in operation in Korea

Job Requirements   

  • M.Sc. or B.Sc. in Engineering-related science or paper making
  • Min. 5 years of business management experience in Pulp & Paper & Energy industry and P&L responsibility
  • Good understanding of different businesses and market environment in Korea
  • Financial acumen with analytical skills and commercial business mindset
  • Proven ability to create profitable initiatives and solutions, including achieving results in high pressure situations
  • Successful track record of leadership with an ability to build, inspire and lead teams to achieve goals in a matrix organization
  • Knowledge of key cultural differences and ability to adapt communication style accordingly
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills in English
  • Willingness and ability to travel

Information and Application    

If you are interested in and qualified for this position, apply online on www.talent-fishers.com, candidates/jobs page and post your resume on the “Head of South Korea” job offer.

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