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Sr Manager Business Development Asia - HTS



Sales & Business Development
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024
About the job
As the Sr Manager of Business Development, you will identify, source, evaluate, and negotiate high-impact strategic partnerships for Hopper Technology Solutions (HTS) in various segments throughout Asian markets.
This role requires a comprehensive understanding of HTS’s products and services, and the ability to build and execute a pipeline by quickly qualifying targets, describing value propositions, performing financial analysis, and leading all facets of structuring and onboarding new partnerships.
Key to the role is enthusiasm, hunger, and drive to grow HTS revenues through new partnerships. Success is to be measured by developing new revenue opportunities with some of the largest businesses in travel and non-travel sectors (airlines, loyalty, financial institutions, online travel agencies, e-commerce, etc.).
This role will work closely with technology, product, finance, and leadership teams to position Hopper Technology Solutions successfully.
Strong candidates are self-starters who can handle multiple priorities, can lead cross-organization workstreams, have a proven ability to communicate effectively, have executive presence, and can lead conversations at various decision-making and influencing levels.
The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in one or more of the following areas: consultative sales, relationship management, and negotiation.

What would your day-to-day look like:

  • Independently develop a pipeline of new partnership opportunities, ensuring the attainment of set revenue targets.
  • Effectively represent Hopper Technology Solutions, and build comprehensive commercial relationships with high-impact partners to establish ongoing revenues for HTS.
  • Apply data-driven commercial acumen, including modeling historical production, growth trends, and competitive positioning to qualify opportunities fully.
  • Adherence to business processes to successfully negotiate new partnerships and contract terms.
  • Stay updated on product and commercial support materials.
  • Work collaboratively with various support teams to ensure successful new partner launches.
  • Effectively collaborate across teams to influence product and process enhancements. Drive clarity and create momentum for doing better for our partners and their travelers.
  • Partner with legal resources and management to develop and negotiate appropriate contract terms.
  • Demonstrate a passion for continuous self-improvement and learning, sharing knowledge with the team to continue raising the bar.
  • Develop a public profile as an industry expert and trusted advisor, involving public speaking events.

An ideal candidate has

  • 10 years of relevant experience in consultative technical sales/business development functions.
  • Comprehensive knowledge, experience, and network in the airline industry with Asian airlines.
  • Proven sales/influence skills, balanced with consultative needs analysis/solutioning, financial competence, and technical sales skills.
  • Previous experience with travel technologies, financial products, and operations.
  • Demonstrated strength in communication, presentation, negotiation, and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to craft and deliver compelling and data-driven presentations.
  • An innovative and detail-oriented approach to problem-solving.
  • Proven ability to operate independently, define objectives and structure, advocate for partners when appropriate, seek input when needed, and make sound business decisions.
  • Show a high degree of motivation and a positive outlook. The ability to work well both as an individual contributor and within team environments.
  • Ability to effectively build relationships internally, and externally, particularly with decision-makers.
  • Capacity to meet multiple objectives in an entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment with minimal guidance.
  • Comfortable working with a globally distributed team and flexible to travel frequently.
  • No ego. Strong focus on doing what is right for the customer and the company.

Perks and benefits of working with us:

  • Well-funded and proven startup with large ambitions, competitive salary
  • Hopper covers 100% of the premiums for a group Health and Dental insurance plan.
  • Hopper offers life insurance and critical illness coverage to all employees.
  • All employees and their dependents have access to an on demand network of international doctors - anywhere and anytime.
  • Please ask us about our very generous parental leave, much above industry standards!.
  • Unlimited PTO.
  • Access to co-working space on demand through FlexDesk AND Work-from-home stipend.
  • Hopper makes the full employer contributions to CPF for first and second year Permanent Residents.
  • Carrot Cash travel stipend.
  • Entrepreneurial culture where pushing limits and taking risks is everyday business.
  • Open communication with management and company leadership.
  • Small, dynamic teams = massive impact.