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Seoul GM Position Available: CRCC Asia
« on: October 26, 2018, 04:20:45 pm »
Company: CRCC Asia
Location: Seoul, South Korea                     
Position:  General Manager – Seoul
Reports to: Director of Global Programs
Start date: December 2018/January 2019
Schedule: Full-time, 9:30 to 18:00 Monday to Friday (must be prepared to accept that there are regular occasions when a task is required to be performed outside of normal working hours)   
Company Profile
CRCC Asia is an international education organization that facilitates international professional development programs in 8 cities in 5 countries globally: China, Japan, Vietnam, South Korea and England. CRCC Asia has been in operation for 12 years, partners with 65+ universities and governmental bodies globally, and has sent 8,000+ students abroad through its award winning internship programs. CRCC Asia’s internship programs take place across a variety of dynamic sectors, including business, finance, engineering, law, and much more. CRCC Asia has over 50 staff members worldwide, with offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tokyo, Osaka, Ho Chi Minh, Seoul, Manchester, London, Philadelphia and Brisbane.
Introduction to the role
As our internship programs in Asia continue to impress our participants, university partners, and government education authorities, CRCC Asia’s Director of Global Programs is looking for a committed and motivated young professional to become our General Manager for the new Seoul Internship Program which will accept a first intake of participants in May 2019.
The multifaceted role combines:
Establishing and operating an office and program team in Seoul from January 2019
Partnership building/Business Development with relevant organisations in the Seoul area
Program management including direct contact with participants on the CRCC Asia Seoul program
HR, Finance and Operational Management

The position offers a unique professional opportunity related to a variety of fields including higher education, international education, career development, international relations, travel and tourism.
Minimum Bachelor’s degree education, preferably in a business related field
Proven leadership/project management experience (minimum 2 years)
Organization skills with acute attention to detail, ability to multitask and prioritize duties in a dynamic work environment
Understanding of CRCC Asia business model, company culture, and internship programs
Flexible and adaptable to ever changing situations and demands
Previous experience/knowledge of the Seoul city area
Strong Korean and English language skills (ability to communicate openly in both languages is vital)

Additional Attributes:

Experience in study abroad, education and/or consulting fields highly desirable
Diligent self-starter able to work towards deadlines
Strong knowledge of Korean business codes, culture & customs
Ability to multitask, think logically and provide quick decisions on problem solving situations

Tasks and responsibilities:
Business development
Establish relationships with partner organizations for the placement of interns
Develop and implement strategies to source partnerships for internship placements
Explore a variety of industries in order to meet the demand for internships
Responsible for the Seoul operations and staff, including development of the team, selection of the local service providers, managing office budgets
Attend events, seminars and conferences to promote and develop CRCC Asia’s brand in Seoul
Program management
Develop a calendar of cultural, social, business and community outreach events
Provide pastoral care to participants during their program, issues may range from logistical or cultural support to emergency situations
HR management
Alongside the CRCC Asia directorial team  determine staffing requirements and plan workforce in advance for peak/off peak season
Alongside the CRCC Asia directorial team conduct training and onboarding process for new employees / trainees
Ensure compliance to local laws & company wide processes
Implement team building activities and create a friendly and hardworking team ethos
Financial management
Build, manage and maximise office, program and operational budgets alongside the CRCC Asia finance team

Application procedure
Please send your resume & cover letter by email to with the subject line: SEOUL GM APPLICATION
Application deadline: Wednesday October 31st 2018 (early application is recommended)