Country Head (Start-Up)

Job Title: Country Head (Start-Up)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Indonesia
Salary: SGD 80000 to SGD 120000 + significant equity options
Reference: AK/CH/SUP/IN
Contact Name: Alicia Keith
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 21, 2020 08:43

Job Description

  • Unique opportunity to join a Sequoia backed start up as they gear up for go live
  • Senior position, directly managing a team of 5 in Jakarta
  • Excellent career progression and significant equity options available

This role is for a General Manager of the Indonesian office in an early-stage start up. The company’s core offering is an interface that connects small businesses with suppliers through an easy to use yet highly versatile mobile app.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as Head of the Indonesian office, sole point of contact for the business, reporting into founder and CEO
  • Drive new merchants wins, manage the onboarding processes, and support day-to-day operational needs to ensure 100% retention
  • Create and launch regional Brand Strategies
  • Act as the local market's "eyes and ears" - share insights in a structured manner that will lead to product improvements 
  • Generate Progress Reports
  • Manage hiring of talent regionally
  • Manage PNL

To succeed in this role, you'll be passionate about tech but also a "people" person, you'll roll up your sleeves and work hands on with the team but also act as regional CEO when needed. 

Key Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of work experience, or otherwise significant top tier education to demonstrate skillset (e.g. MBA from accredited school, Master’s degree, etc)
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: prior experience in launching industry changing products or running your own company would be a very strong plus 
  • Project management experience, especially in areas of budgeting, team-building and time management
  • Expert with spreadsheets for budgeting and reporting purposes
  • Able to be hands on and lead the team from the front (aka lead by example)
  • Customer centric and passionate about tech is an absolute must
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Fluent in Indonesian, or another ASEAN language, would be a very strong plus


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