Vietnamese Community & Sales Relations Manager, Ontario

VinFast Auto Canada, Ontario Head Office, 4 Robert Speck Parkway, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Req #41
Friday, July 22, 2022

ABOUT VINFAST


VinFast is Vietnam’s leading manufacturer of premium automobiles and has achieved its initial goal of being #1 in all competing segments of domestic car retail in less than 2 years.  Now, in 2022 we embark on our next mission - global expansion with the launch of our all-Electric smart SUV model line-up starting in Canada, USA and Europe.  VinFast is one of the largest auto manufacturers in South East Asia with world-class equipment and infrastructure, with a capacity of up to 500,000 cars per year.  We have partnered with global leading automotive suppliers in manufacturing and engineering and enlisted the world-renowned Italian design house Pininfarina to design both the exterior and interiors of our entire model line.  VinFast is proud to produce vehicles with superior craftsmanship, the highest safety standards, and intelligent infotainment that compete with leading Asian, European and American OEMs. VinFast also supports its owners with an exceptional, seamless customer experience in both sales and aftersales.   


VinFast Auto Canada Inc. an OEM distribution company with a Direct-to-Consumer business model, has an ambitious growth strategy planning rapid retail and aftersales facility expansion in Canada over the next 12 months. Our management team is now looking for talented individuals from the automotive, retail consumer products, and technology industries to assist in this endeavor.  Our top applicants will possess an entrepreneurial mindset, be a creative problem solver, have an incredible work ethic and thrive in a start-up environment.    


VinFast and VinFast Auto Canada Inc. are subsidiaries of Vingroup, one of the largest private conglomerates in Asia with a market capitalization of C$20 billion. As a multi-sector corporation, Vingroup focuses on three main areas: Technology, Industrials, and Real Estate. 

SCOPE OF THE JOB

As the Vietnamese Community & Sales Relations Manager, you will be responsible for developing brand awareness, business prospects, and relationships with the Vietnamese Community in Canada.  This includes introducing and selling VinFast products and services, nurturing reservations and supporting brand loyalty. 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS 

  • Support the Vietnamese Community & Sales Director in developing and expanding relationships in the Vietnamese Community in British Columbia/Ontario/Quebec. 
  • Act as the primary point of contact for community partners including press, journalists, and key opinion leaders.
  • Develop and execute community-based information sessions and events to stimulate demand for VinFast product line.
  • Collaborate with other areas of the business including Global Sales and Marketing and Regional Leadership, to plan and budget business expansion strategy.
  • Train and mentor new team members to enable them to be successful in their roles.
  • Develop, optimize, and maintain a suite of accurate reports relating to community appointments, calls, test drives, contacts, and meeting notes.
  • Facilitate internal and external meetings regularly and effectively.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive product knowledge with respect to all vehicles, processes, and business finance solutions.
  • Explore opportunities for continuous improvement of processes and procedures.
  • Establish and reinforce a positive and inclusive culture focused on hard work, innovative thinking and having fun.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU BRING ALONG

  • Ideally 7 years of progressive work experience in automotive OEM operations
  • Fluent in both Vietnamese and English
  • Experience managing teams and external partners as part of larger functional role
  • Proven track record of success in achieving operational targets
  • Automotive electric vehicle (EV) experience is a plus
  • Experience in a start-up environment or with new product launches is a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship building and management skills
  • High levels of attention to detail and organization
  • Proficiency in business productivity tools and software (MS office suite, CRM applications)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with executive leadership, internal stakeholders, peers, and external partners
  • Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Can-do mindset with high energy and strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated leadership and team building skills
  • Creative problem solver; not afraid to think outside the box
  • Flexibility for up to 20% travel within Canada and Overseas

WHAT WE OFFER

  • A modern, professional environment where you’ll work with and learn from highly specialized and dedicated experts from all over the world.
  • Competitive and equitable salaries that recognize your experience and expertise.
  • Generous group insurance benefit package to employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Wellness Spending Account to promote an active lifestyle and a healthier workforce.
  • A flexible working culture enabling our employees to adjust their work hours and schedules, whenever possible, that accommodates and respects your personal commitments, balanced with business needs.
  • An RRSP contribution program to support our employees in planning and managing their financial well-being into the future.

Join us on our adventure to reach new horizons with endless excitement: Because when everything feels possible, changing mobility for all becomes achievable!

   

At VinFast Canada, we are committed to creating and preserving an accessible, welcoming, supportive, fair, and inclusive environment. Accommodations are available to support prospective employees during the recruitment and hiring process. Should you require any accommodations, please advise us in advance so that we can work with you to find suitable accommodation.

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  • VinFast Auto Canada, Ontario Head Office, 4 Robert Speck Parkway, Toronto, Ontario, Canada