Friday, August 27, 2010

Tencent expanding into Taiwan??

A good example of the power of the techniques I previously posted (yes, that's Loooong time ago..)

Tencent announced an acquisition in Thailand yesterday

However,  if you check out Tencent's recruitment web site  you will see they have been hiring Thailand/Taiwan Country Head for some time....

Job Title: Country Manager of Taiwan//Thailand (Full-time)

Reporting Relationship: Report to General Manager, International Business Department

Location: TaiwanThailand

Roles & Responsibilities:

§ Be responsible for the general management of branch office in each country (First 1-2 years in Shenzhen, PRC, and then move back to home country, i.e., Taiwan, Thailand,);

§ Identify new business opportunities in potential international markets. Introduce, evaluate and recommend opportunities to the management team;

§ Define and structure new business agreements and models. Develop business and operation plans for international projects;

§ Negotiate and close strategic and revenue deals and manage existing partners;

§ Communicate and collaborate with cross-functional internal and external teams (product, engineering, sales, legal and top executives).

Required Qualifications:

§ High level of integrity, dedication and motivation, and great passion for the Internet;

§ MBA degree from a prestigious business school, and minimum of 3 years of prior working experience, preferably in the area of consumer product, consumer services, internet, high tech, or professional services;

§ Strong leadership potential as demonstrated by rapid career advancement;

§ Down-to-earth and hardworking, and distinctive problem-solving, analytical skills and business sense;

§ International exposure is a plus;

§ Be familiar with the culture of Taiwan/Thailand;

§ Fluency in English and Chinese.

.... they are also hiring a Taiwan Country Manager??? What for???

Does it mean Tencent is expanding into Taiwan but yet to be announced? stay tuned.....