Careers: current vacancies

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VP of Asia Pacific 

A vacancy for a VP of Asia Pacific with strong business development skills to be based in Bangkok

YOO is looking to recruit a highly competent and experienced Vice President to head the company’s expansion into Asia Pacific based from Bangkok. The primary focus will be to deliver new projects and partner collaborations in the residential, hospitality and co-working sectors as well as maintaining and expanding the company’s current project and client base. Reporting to the Board in the UK the role is client-facing, challenging and will require someone who is well connected in the industry with a detailed knowledge of mixed use projects, design, business development in both residential and hospitality and have excellent presentation skills. They will also prepare detailed proposals and negotiate commercial terms.

Key Responsibilities

- To facilitate YOO’s growth and development in the region.
- To establish and manage a new regional office.
- To identify and meet with all new potential partners in the region.
- To generate branded interior design fees in mixed use, residential and hotel projects.
- Establish YOO in the region as a prominent value add component to projects.
- To be spokesperson for YOO at selected event, conference and speaking opportunities.
- To work closely with YOO’s London HQ and appointed PR based in Bangkok.
- Develop and enhance the quality of YOO’s current relationships.

Skills & Experience

- The candidate should have background both in design and business development
- The preference is for the candidate to already have strong connections with existing clients
- Preferably a graduate or MBA with broad business experience, ideally with a background in         residential property and an interest in design
- An exceptional networker ideally with extensive contacts in the real estate industry
- Financially aware with analytical skills
- Proven track record with high standards of professionalism
- Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong working relationships
- Creative, resourceful, detail-oriented, highly organized
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to meet multiple objectives in an environment with little supervision
- Extensive negotiation experience, including comfort with legal aspects of negotiations
- Proactive, excellent client facing presentation and relationship building skills
- Extensive experience of working in high-end interior/architectural design
- Very good knowledge of the Asian design market and high end residential hospitality market
- Excellent understanding of the international branded lifestyle market

Please email your CV and a covering letter to hr@yoo.com

 

Business Introducer 

Are you a well-connected property agent or mover-and-shaker with the inside track on your local property market? Do you have good relationships with your region’s most innovative and successful property developers.

Here at YOO we are seeking like-minded people who believe in the power of design and who have the gravitas to introduce us to the right developer partners. We have 79 projects, in 55 cities and 33 countries and are looking for introducers to help us find visionary property developers with interesting project opportunities around the world. 

We are looking for business development agents, (both individuals and companies) with an understanding of property development and a thorough knowledge of their local real estate market in the following regions:

- North America
- Scandinavia
- Eastern & Southern Europe
- South East Asia
- Southern Africa

You will act as our ‘super-introducer’ working as a YOO agent in your region to find us exciting, design-led residential and hotel projects on a commission basis.

If this interests you, and you have what it takes then we’d love to hear from you.

Please email your CV and a covering letter to hr@yoo.com

 


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