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Country Sales Manager (Taipei)
Taipei, TPE



Our client is a multinational photonics technology business headquartered in the UK with manufacturing operations in the USA, Europe and Thailand and sales offices worldwide.  They are a world leader in EO/AO technology, optical design, testing, and precision optical manufacturing.
Supplying OEM customers worldwide with optical systems, assemblies, and components for demanding applications, often for deployment in harsh environments.
Serve a diverse range of customers and markets and subdivide our business into 3 core segments: Aerospace & Defense (A&D). Industrial & Telecoms and Life Sciences.
Due to significant growth in the Asia Pacific region, our client observes an incremental growth potential in Taiwan. This has created a need for them to add a motivated individual to their Asia & Pacific (APAC) sales team.
This represents an excellent career opportunity to establish a direct regional sales presence in the Taiwanese market. 
The position will report directly to Sales Director – APAC (based in Japan).
• Proactively formulate and implement sales/marketing strategies to achieve the company’s growth objectives. • Respond to customer enquiries - interact effectively with relevant internal staff in production and engineering (to prepare quotations, provide product support, logistics, deliveries, import/export, compliance etc.) • Preparation of sales forecasts and other sales reports as required. • Conduct sales presentations, negotiate sales transactions, and proactively follow up on business opportunities in the region. • Service existing Taiwan distributors and key customers to promote and further business interest in the country. • Prospect for new customers and develop incremental business with Taiwanese lasers/laser systems, photonics, microelectronics, display and automotive industries. • Special focus on developing business relationships and sales at Taiwan Aerospace & defense customers - including discovery, market research, and effectively communicating capabilities to customers in the A&D segment. • If needed identify distributors specifically for the A&D market area. • Additional special focus on developing business in Semiconductor related, Life Sciences and Medical segment• Effectively use company systems, reporting & sales forecasting tools • Attend regular conference calls and sales meetings across different time zones• Asist with company marketing efforts in the APAC region such as trade shows, etc.
Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications – Job Requirements
• Ability to speak and write Chinese (Taiwanese) natively and English fluently. Fluency in Japanese is an advantage (but not a necessity)• BSc. Degree or Diploma in photonics/optics/science/physics or relevant engineering background or an equivalent combination of education and experience. • >10yrs experience selling complex photonics products and components into OEM laser, laser systems, telecom, medical laser manufacturers. AND ideally, selling systems and photonics products into the A&D, bioinstrumentation, and life sciences. • Relevant experience in handling Taiwan Prime defense contractors. • Experience selling direct to customers as well as managing local distributors• Strong customer advocacy ethic with excellent English communication skills both verbal and written. • Motivated self-starter with high integrity and ability to work effectively while remote • Candidate must be very organized and able to work independently• Travel multiple sites across the globe and business travel may be required.
Why is This a Great Opportunity
What our client offers:
• Full time employment with competitive compensation - salary includes any overtime. • Paid leave. • Career growth path - based on performance and sales growth in the region• Good prospects. • Fully hybrid. • This is a UK-based MNC

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