Country Manager Korea

Position Type
Full-time permanent
Business Area / Division
General Management
South Korea - Busan
Job Advert Description


  • This role has overall responsibility as country manager with a strong focus on sales activities, build safety culture and achieve sustainable profitable growth in the country.
  • Actively participate in development of Survitec group’s regional and global strategy, setting of annual goals and objectives.
  • Develop and implement country plans in accordance with above
  • Align and implement sales strategies, and optimize profit
  • Ensure that the customers receive the right level of services
  • Manage and develop the sales team in the country
  • Develop long term relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Optimise profitability and ensure that budgets/forecasts and KPI's are prepared and met.
  • Optimise the functional departments in the business to deliver the desired outcomes.
  • Ensure that legal entities in the country are properly governed incl. meeting statutory requirementsand integrity at check
  • Develop a motivated and efficient organisation in line with company values, leadership principles and other elements in Survitec group governance framework.
  • Ensure an optimal organisational structure.
  • Ensure an environment with focus on learning and growth to ensure development of future talent.
  • Participate in ad hoc projects such as M&A, due diligence, integration processes and capacity adjustments.
  • Develop business growth opportunities through an understanding of the needs and desires of the local customer base;
  • Ensure contractual obligations and contractual KPIs are met;
  • Share best practise and assist other Managers and State Business Managers to improve


  • Recognised degree qualified (or similar) in a relevant discipline (engineering, busin
  • Experience in the development of strategies and plans to sustainably grow a business;
  • Experience of growing sales to a large and diverse customer base across one or more industrial business lines
  • Experience in Engineering and Project oriented business environment or working with large EPC customers.
  • Experience in working in a MNC and matrix organisation
  • Experience in leading a team through integration and change management
  • Influencing skills, the ability to convince others as to the merit of an idea or proposal.
  • The ability to successfully liaise with Survitec customers and their representatives with regard to their needs;
  • Effectively communicate ideas and information and seek opportunities for innovative approaches to problems;
  • Highly motivated and the proven ability to organise and prioritise tasks while maintaining a consistently high quality of work;
  • Display strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated success at building and maintaining effective relationships with key people and team members, recognising and resolving conflict;
  • Ability to visibly display and promote Survitec Values, to create an environment where employees can develop trust in each other through consistent behaviours and professional conduct;
  • Skilled in computer software packages, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Project;
  • Ability to make tough decision and execute a plan to end.

Survitec is a global leader in survival and safety solutions to the marine, defence, aviation and offshore markets. Survitec has over 3,000 employees worldwide covering 8 manufacturing facilities, 15 offshore support centres and over 70 owned service stations. It is further supported by a network of over 500 3rd party service stations and distributors. Across its 160-year history, Survitec Group has remained at the forefront of innovation, design and application engineering and is the trusted name when it comes to critical safety and survival solutions.

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