Michael Page

Job ID: JKT-33067 | Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
09 September 2019 Print Report Share

Michael Page

Job ID: JKT-33067 | Location: Jakarta, Indonesia

Country Head - New Tech Company - Start-up in Jakarta

A newly set-up client in Indonesia is looking for a country head to lead their operation from scratch. The business model would be a B2B marketplace, focusing on the consumer goods sector.

Client Details

A newly set-up client in Indonesia is looking for a country head to lead their operation from scratch. The business model would be a B2B marketplace, focusing on the consumer goods sector. With a renowned investor behind them, they are looking to bring on board a highly-seasoned professional who can be hands-on and willing to roll-up their sleeves.


For the country head to be successful, the selected candidate is required to become a brand ambassador, and to lead the revenue and development of the business (including setting up the entity, and setting up the basic of the operation.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Managing a team of at least 200 headcounts in Indonesia only, and most are within the sales-operation team.

  • Managing the whole P&L of the business.

  • Identifying new business opportunities (both in the B2B and the B2C sector) through acquisition of new clients.

  • Working closely with multiple stakeholders to ensure that sales strategies and objectives are aligned and achieved.

  • Preparing sales forecast, budgets and targets through various strategies.

  • Understanding the market trends, consumer behaviour, to be aligned with the market strategy.

  • Demonstrating functional competence and deep industry knowledge.

  • Supporting the development of opinion pieces on business challenges, including publication and presentation of thought leadership.

  • Achieving the set revenue target and ensuring that all projects are being completed on time.

  • Proactively introducing new strategies and clients that fits the business requirement.

  • Deconstructing a larger problem into simple tasks for the team.

  • Hiring, developing and training and retaining the right talent that fits with the culture of a start-up dynamic environment.


Because of the highly competitiveness of the process, this role is only opened for Indonesians with excellent communication in English, and has worked in a fast-paced start-up environment. To seize the opportunity to work for this highly dynamic client, you should be/have:

  • University graduate major from Tier 1 university only.

  • Minimum of 8 years working experience in reputable company, with at least 5 years in a leading a highly-volatile business.

  • Any prior consumer internet experience in product, business, sales or marketing role is a plus.

  • Ex-founders are also welcome to apply.

  • Excellent sales track records targeting diverse set of clients (multinational and local), across all industries.

  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and decision making skills.

  • Strong business acumen, entrepreneur, self-motivated, excellent interpersonal and adaptability, energetic and result-oriented.

  • Excellent time and project management skill with the ability to coach and mentor.

  • Excellent strong team management and leadership skills.

Job Offer

  • Excellent opportunity to contribute to setting up a new company.

  • Excellent opportunity to expand on your career and the exposure to work with the regional team.

To apply online please click the Apply button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Imeiniar Chandra on +62 21 2958 8832

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Job Details:

As part of PageGroup, Michael Page is a leading professional recruitment consultancy specialising in the recruitment of permanent, contract and temporary positions on behalf of the world's top employers. PageGroup operates through 155 offices in 35 countries worldwide. First established in London in 1976, we've been bringing jobseekers and employers together for more than 30 years. London listed, we opened our first Asian office in Hong Kong in 1994 and currently we have offices in all major business hubs across the APAC region, including Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Tokyo, Malaysia, India, Taiwan, Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Pudong and Suzhou. So if you're looking to take your career to the next level, visit www.michaelpage.co.id
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