Business Development Manager, South-East Asia

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Job Type
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Civil Engineering

Linum Consult’s client is an international subcontractor, part of a larger group operating on civil engineering and construction projects around the globe. Due to continued expansion, they are looking to hire a Chinese-speaking Business Development Manager to be based in their Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, or Bangkok office, with frequent travel across South-East Asia.


  • Reporting to the Sales Manager for Asia, you will be developing the hydropower business across South-East Asia
  • Undertaking training to ultimately replace the Sales Manager for Asia when they retire
  • Developing the company’s contacts in the region, eventually managing local agents and other subsidiaries of the group
  • Improving and solidifying relationships with large Chinese contractors and designers


  • Degree qualified or equivalent in Engineering or Business Administration
  • At least 10-15 years’ post-graduate experience in business development and sales within the civil engineering sector, especially hydro or hydropower (designer, turbine suppliers, etc.)
  • Extensive market knowledge within Asian countries is essential
  • Previous experience working internationally, and keen to travel extensively within South-East Asia
  • Fluent in English and either Mandarin or Cantonese
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


If you feel that you have the right background of experience to take up this challenging position, then please formally submit your CV along with your current financial package details for the attention of Neill Donald at

If your application has been successful, then we will contact you within 72hrs.

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