Manager (m/f) Sales and Business Development – China and APAC

This position is based in Shanghai and reports to the Managing Director China/APAC. The Manager Sales & Business Development works closely with the European Sales team. Responsible for generating new sales resulting in Gross Profit for the company. We are seeking enthusiastic self-starters to grow our China and APAC business. The candidates must be native Chinese speakers with fluent command of English.


Purpose of the role

The primary objective of this role is to produce new business sales revenue and exceed set yearly goal of Gross Profit. We are seeking an experienced sales person with the ability to proactively approach large volume e-commerce merchants and other payment service providers, with the view to sell Computop’s payment-technology services. You must have the ability to communicate clearly, develop strong relationships quickly, clearly explain the benefits of the solution and be a talented negotiator. Your strong network should allow you to open new opportunities quickly.

The candidate needs a solid understanding of the Chinese and Asian e-commerce and e-payment market.

Our Sales and Business Development professionals have tremendous responsibility covering all aspects of the client relationship with direct revenue and margin responsibility within the China and APAC region.


Deliverables / Tasks

  • Consistently deliver revenue towards targets set by Management
  • Partnerships: Structure new commercial referral partnerships that drive new business
  • Negotiate commercial and contractual terms
  • Forecasting to Computop Management
  • Contacting prospects via phone, e-mail, personal, and business networks
  • Travel consistently (approx. 50%) in the region for face to face meetings
  • Build out and maintain a highly accurate CRM tool (Sugar)
  • Represent Computop by participating in selected industry events
  • Project manage customers as they move through the sales cycle, with a strong focus on time to market
  • Manage expectations of clients and internal stakeholders through clear communication
  • Advise management on e-commerce developments in the region and the vertical market


Experience

  • 5+ years proven new business sales track record in a target-driven B2B sales role
  • B2B consultative sales experience in a technology related field is required
  • Experience in a multicultural business environment and/or international sales role
  • Exposure or familiarity with technology and financial concepts
  • Can do mentality
  • Prior experience and network in the Chinese and Asian payments or ecommerce industry


Critical Competencies

  • Deal closer
  • Strong negotiation & presentation skills
  • Hunter not farmer
  • Creativity to find new business
  • Ability to work in a very fast-paced environment under limited supervision
  • Strong forecasting skills
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Ability to work in a structured manner
  • Comfortable with MS Office and the use of CRM tools
  • Chinese (native) and fluent English skills (spoken and written)

 

How to apply

Interested? Please send your resume and salary expectations to careers[at]computop.com.

 

About Computop

Computop is a leading global payment service provider that provides compliant and secure solutions in the fields of e-commerce, POS, m-commerce and Mail Order and Telephone Order (MOTO). The company, founded in 1997, is headquartered in Bamberg, Germany, with additional independent offices in China, the UK and the US. Computop processes transactions totalling $14 billion per year for its client network of over 10,000 large international merchants and global marketplace partners in industries such as retail, travel and gaming. Global customers include C&A, Fossil, Metro Cash & Carry, Rakuten, Samsung and Swarovski.

In cooperation with its network of financial and technology partners, Computop offers a comprehensive multichannel solution that is geared to the needs of today's market and provides merchants and white label customers with seamlessly integrated payment processes.