Promethean, Inc Head of Central Asia in Field, Russia

Promethean is a global education company that improves the quality of education by developing, integrating and implementing innovative 21st century learning environments that motivate students to learn. The company is headquartered in Blackburn in Lancashire, England, with U.S. headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, please visit www.prometheanworld.com

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build a strategic plan to grow revenue, margin and increase market share in Russia and Central Asia.

  • Manage Promethean delivery of existing projects especially in Russia and leverage these to develop new opportunities across region.

  • Build strong relationships with key regional partners. Review existing channel strategy and build new relationships where necessary to drive regional growth.

  • Lead and manage the Promethean Central Asia team. Establish productive, professional relationships with all employees and build a strong team culture. Organise resources to maximise Promethean opportunity.

  • Strong and effective customer engagement including with senior government officials

  • Build strong relationships with peers in EMEA team and other functional organisations across Promethean

  • Manage new Promethean legal entity in Russia as well as all local resources including new Moscow office space

Experience**:

  • Business management skills

  • Strong selling ethos, with strong customer management and partner management experience

  • Proven leader of teams

Education & Qualifications**:

  • In depth knowledge of Central Asia markets and education systems including Russia, Kazakhstan and other CIS countries.

  • In depth experience of running a sales team and selling through indirect channels, ideally within the technology sector.

  • Strong leadership, relationship management and negotiation skills. Drive and ambition.

  • Experience of customer engagement at all levels including with senior Government Ministers

  • Degree educated

  • Strong English language – written and oral.

  • Knowledge of education market and ideally technology too (hardware, software, services)

Title: Head of Central Asia

location: Russia (Office Location if UK/US: RoW Home/Field-based)