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Chief Operating Officer
- 2 IC Position
- Massive Expansion in Asia
About Our Client
Our client is an Industry Leader in shop fit outs and creative retail spaces. They are a global organisation with an exceptionally strong and growing presence in Asia. They have over 140 staff across 7 offices with their Head office in the region based in Hong Kong.
The COO will need to be the 2 IC and key commercial partner to the CEO who will take responsibility for the smooth operational management of the 5 offices across Asia Pacific across Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Indonesian offices.
The COO will be leading a cross functional work group consisting of - Design / Creative, Sales and Marketing, Procurement, Finance, and Operations team with approximately 50 / 60 people. You will need to work in partnership with CEO to drive commercial focus on driving increased focus on the Design and Procurement businesses across Asia Pacific for next 3 years which are the highest profit margin growth drivers for the Group. In addition they will need to be classically trained in process implementation and willing to get in the trenches and play a key role leading the operational piece across Asia Pacific and ambitions to get the business running smoothly, and profitably with a goal of $100 Million AUD Revenue in next 3 years from Asia Pacific. This individual commercial acumen and capability to be a long term succession plan to the CEO in Hong Kong in next 2/3 years and needs to be a brand ambassador for business and represent core values.
The Successful Applicant
This individual needs to be a strong cultural fit for the business and have the ability to work closely with the CEO on all commercial aspects of the business, and drive best in class operational practices across the region without losing sight of the businesses key focus - clients, service Levels, sales, and profitable growth.
- They need to ethical, with a big picture approach, highly intelligent, with a strong level of commercial acumen and have a proven track record of success leading successful high growth business operations across Asia Pacific
- They need to be adaptable, accountable, agile, willing to embrace change and work in a fast paced dynamic and entrepreneurial environment.
- Fluency in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin is preferred
- Experience with a direct competitor in the Hong Kong and APAC is preferred although other industries will be considered
What's on Offer
This is a fantastic opportunity with a market leading and rapidly expanding business, especially across APAC. There is tangible career progression and great opportunity for excellent remuneration over the next 3-5 years. We are only looking for candidates who have a strong track record in the industry or at the very least with strong Fit Out exposure across the full spectrum of operations.