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Open position:

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT – ASIA

Location:

North America or by place of residence

Location: North America or by place of residence
Position to be filled: Immediately

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Under the responsibility of the vice-president of sales, this individual is charged with maintaining a close relationship with our existing customer base as well as developing new partners in Asia.

In particular, the job-holder will:

  • Stay in frequent communication with our key customers in order to be apprised of stock balances, project advancements and general market conditions.
  • Work in close collaboration with Asian-based representatives on all projects and orders currently underway, while continuing to provide assistance and technical guidance.

The job-holder will also need to:

  • Implement various sales strategies in order to carry out negotiations and bring them to successful completion;
  • Monitor all architectural projects, orders and sales in the Asian region by reviewing them through Salesforce;
  • Provide technical support to the architectural projects team;
  • Support our client base with logistical solutions in order to deliver our products in the most competitive manner possible;
  • Provide our clients with technical information on our quarries and our products;
  • Visit our Asian clients regularly in order to maintain close relationships;
  • Participate during expositions and stoneworks trade shows in Asia;
  • Accompany our Asian clients during quarry inspections;

PROFILE

The candidate for this position must demonstrate autonomy and must have excellent organizational skills. This person must also be interested in evolving in a high-speed and stimulating B2B sales environment. This person must also have a “techno-business” sales profile where technical knowledge and transparency go hand in hand. The candidate must consider him or herself to be a tenacious individual with strong negotiating skills.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Languages: Proficiency in Mandarin (native language or bilingual) as well as a strong working knowledge of English (both written and spoken);
  • A desire and curiosity to learn the range of products offered;
  • More than 5 years of professional experience in sales or other equivalent experience, preferably within the international trade industry;
  • Excellent presentation, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Basic knowledge of shipping logistics;
  • Understanding of Microsoft Excel;
  • Ability to be conscientious and attentive to clients’ needs;
  • Availability to travel internationally up to 50% of the time (mainly to Asia, Europe and the United States)

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary;
  • 5% RRSP;
  • Long term disability insurance;
  • Health care insurance;
  • Employee assistance program and telemedicine platform;
  • Flexible and teleworking work schedule;
  • Social activities;
  • employees experience program;
  • Parking or public transit pass;

HOW TO APPLY

Email: rh@polycor.com   |   Address: 76 rue Saint-Paul, Suite 100, Québec, QC G1K 3V9

 

NOTE: Any experience deemed equivalent will be considered. Please note that Polycor Inc. is committed to employment equity and all applications will be treated confidentially. We will only communicate with candidates who have been selected for an interview.

ABOUT POLYCOR: Polycor Inc. is the world’s leading natural stone quarrier and our core mission is to make people fall in love with natural stone. Our world-class reputation comes from a great legacy of stone work on historical landmarks, institutional, commercial and residential projects. Founded in Quebec City (Canada) in 1987, the company now employs nearly 1,300 people and owns over 50 quarries and 20 manufacturing plants across North America and Europe. For more information, please visit our website or our social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

To apply

By mail:

76 rue Saint-Paul, Suite 100
Quebec City (Quebec)
Canada G1K 3V9

E-mail your resume to:

rh@polycor.com

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