Regional Manager – South East Asia, Japan & Korea

    • Singapore


The Regional Manager will provide leadership and direction to the Rain Bird sales teams in South East Asia, Japan & Korea. Primary responsibilities will include the development and implementation of a strategic business plan, and the effective management of sales personnel, and their performance. The successful candidate must be willing to travel extensively, and must excel at hiring, developing, and managing a high performing sales team.


Key Responsibilities:
• Justify new positions, and recruit high performing employees,
• Lead, develop and motivate the sales team,
• Implement corporate policies, ensure adherence to strategic guidelines, and develop a succession plan for the organization,
• Develop and successfully execute a regional strategic plan that will achieve aggressive sales and market share growth goals,
• Justify and execute promotional programs intended to drive sales and assure market share gain,
• Regularly present factual, informative sales reports, strategic plan updates, market share analyses, competitor updates, and business intelligence reports,
• Frequently work in market and establish a management presence with top accounts and key business contacts,
• Develop and Manage Distribution in multiple territories, and identify and develop new business opportunities,
• Work closely with the Strategic Business Units (SBUs) to ensure that market needs are supported, and that SBU objectives are being met.
• Travel extensively


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ten years’ experience in sales management,
  • Proven ability to lead and manage multiple projects simultaneously,
  • BA or BS degree or similar qualification,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
  • Strong business and organizational acumen,
  • Aptitude for quantitative analysis, strategic and tactical thinking, and detailed planning,
  • Demonstrated ability to hire, develop, build, and motivate sales teams,
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing, and leadership skills,
  • Motivated, results-oriented, self-starter who takes ownership of the jobs requirements,
  • Ability to live in Singapore, while traveling extensively,
  • Willingness to accept new challenges, and a strong desire to grow within the organization,


Desired Qualifications:

  • MBA
  • Experience working within a multinational organization
  • Irrigation Industry experience within South East Asian countries
  • P&L Experience


Rain Bird is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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