Chief Executive Officer

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Sales & Marketing
Salary: Negotiable
REF: AS00044302_1498127025
  • Membership organization
  • Exceptional senior leadership opportunity
  • High-profile position
  • Advocacy role

Our client is a highly respected international membership organization with a strong presence in Asia Pacific. Established over 30 years ago, the organization aims to be the preeminent forum for business networking between its membership, government and the business community.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, this is an exceptional opportunity for a new Chief Executive Officer to direct the organization's future strategy and vision as well as further strengthen and expand its membership base and influence in the region. Working closely with the Board and internal committees, you will develop immediate and long-term strategies to ensure continued membership growth, drive membership engagement and promote business opportunities. You will position the organization as a leader in discussions on future strategic business developments, policy developments and business opportunities across Hong Kong and China. Acting as an advocate on issues relevant to members and the business community, you will also ensure the organization is known as a distinguished platform in Hong Kong. You will deliver highly relevant and successful events to the membership base to position the organization as a key vehicle of thought leadership in the business community. Other key responsibilities include providing financial oversight and management of day-to-day operations as well as identifying future revenue generating opportunities.

To qualify, it is anticipated that you will have extensive international business experience across Australia and Asia. You will need to demonstrate the highest level of commercial leadership and strategic ability, ideally gained in a large-scale international organization. A strong understanding of the commercial and political issues facing Australian businesses and organizations operating in the international market is required. The successful candidate will also possess the gravitas and credibility to be able to contribute substantially at C-Suite level as well as the ability to skillfully anticipate and tactfully navigate internal & external relationships. This role will require strong business development, marketing and project management experience combined with a high level of financial acumen. A Bachelor's degree is required, whilst additional advanced degrees or other qualifications would be advantageous. Unquestionable integrity, exceptional communication and presentation skills in spoken and written English are also considered pre-requisites with Cantonese or Mandarin considered a plus.

To apply or for further information please contact Leona Tjio or Priyanka Singh at Ambition on +852 3101 3066. All third party applications will be forwarded to Ambition for consideration.

Closing date for applications will be 16th July 2017.