Head of Market Region APAC

Are you a senior sales or business executive who wants to develop professionally in an exciting international, multi-dimensional role and industry? Do you thrive in a work environment that is dynamic and an organization that sets ambitious goals? SSC is seeking a manager for our APAC Region with the responsibility for business development, sales and profitability.

 This role is ideal for the individual that has the ambition, drive and unique cross-functional, multi-disciplinary leadership skills set to grow our Satellite Management Services (SaMS) business in the APAC region.  You will be a leading a diverse, business development team that shares the common vision of keeping SSC as the leading supplier of satellite management services in the world.  The successful candidate will lead our business development efforts, manage the sales teams and develop both the long-term and short-term strategies for the region to meet the Order Intake, Revenue and profitability targets.

 The role is part of the SSC Group Global Leadership Team.

 You will be expected to bring your knowledge, previous experience and forward-thinking in the space industry, with a demonstrated focus on ground segment services.  As the owner and operator of the world’s largest network of multi-mission ground stations, SSC is well positioned to meet the ground station services needs of the world’s most demanding space missions. 

 What we offer…

  • Being a part of a highly engaged global team that has a common passion for space and a vision to remain as the world’s leading supplier of satellite management services
  • A workplace known for an open atmosphere, and a company with dedicated and proud employees located around the world
  • Exposure to the latest trends in satellite management, from dedicated, large elite space vehicles to high-volume nanosatellite constellations operated on multi-mission antenna infrastructure.
  • Excellent opportunities for personal and professional development

 If you have…

  • At least 5 years of Complex Sales experience gained in a high-tech business environment, preferably within the space industry
  • Strong strategic capability in combination with business acumen
  • Strong Leadership skills in a context of cultural and geographical diversity.
  • Experience from leading a business with sales and revenue targets
  • Experience in developing business plans, strategies, partnerships, etc.
  • Advanced negotiation and contract closing skills
  • Good technical understanding and strong problem-solving ability
  • A robust network of contacts in the space-industry with a specific emphasis on contacts in the APAC space market is preferred
  • a University degree, e.g. Engineering and/or Economy/Business
  • Fluent in the English language, both written and verbal

 Then your management experience together with your ability to communicate and build internal and external networks will be critical to our success!  If you have the right professional and individual skills, please don’t hesitate to send in your application.

At SSC we enables our customers to make better use of space. Through the efforts of our 600 employees around the world, we provide specialized competence in design, test, launch and operation of space and air systems. The Satellite Management Services Division provides satellite operations and satellite communications services using a network of SSC stations and partner stations worldwide as well as consultancy services.

WE HELP EARTH BENEFIT FROM SPACE

SSC is a leading global provider of advanced space services with more than fifty years of experience. Since our start pioneering scientific rocket launches in northern Sweden, we have grown into a renowned, full-service supplier of state-of-the-art space engineering, satellite and launch services to commercial and institutional customers worldwide.