Job Opportunity: Business Develpment Manager, Shanghai

downloadHelping New Zealand technology businesses grow bigger, better, faster into Shanghai.

This role will give you the opportunity to work with the New Zealand government’s international business development agency. New Zealand trade to China has enjoyed strong growth since the signing of the Free Trade Agreement in 2008- and this is just the start!  We are seeking a Business Development Manager to join our team in Shanghai and help New Zealand manufacturers thrive in China.

This is a specialist customer portfolio. We are looking for someone who understands the complexities of the manufacturing in China, for the Chinese market. You will use your expert knowledge to assist New Zealand technology companies successfully navigate the Chinese technology landscape. This is your opportunity to broaden your horizons and engage with a range of fantastic business at a strategic level. You’ll use your specialist commercial and technical knowledge and experience to proactively support New Zealand companies develop and execute their business growth plans in China.

Critical to your success in this role will be your ability to add value to our customers through your understanding of software sales and business development, and empathy for the unique challenges faced by smaller businesses.

Based in the New Zealand Trade offices in Shanghai and reporting directly to the Trade Commissioner, you’ll work with other Business Development Managers to drive commercial outcomes for our customers. As part of the wider global organisation, you will work with colleagues in Greater China, New Zealand and our other international offices to achieve the New Zealand government’s economic development goals.

Applicants need to be fluent in both English and Mandarin, and have the legal right to work in China.

For detailed information about this position, please contact Rita on (86)21-6271 1035 / 137 6464 3833 or email