Business Development Manager - ASEAN

Job description

Want to join a European company set for explosive growth in the emerging cloud industry?  

We are looking for a Business Development Manager to join our global Sales team in our Singapore office. Your role will be to perform B2B sales to acquire new businesses for UpCloud in the ASEAN region, supported by our digital marketing team. We’re looking for an individual with a can-do attitude and builder mentality, who takes pride in owning their work and results. Success and innovation in the role gets rewarded with comprehensive career growth opportunities in our fast-paced company. We offer you the best set of tools to succeed, in addition to a comprehensive onboarding on cloud technologies & cloud sales. 

You’ll be joining a global team responsible for UpCloud’s customer acquisition efforts and new revenue growth. The team focuses on EU and ASEAN markets, meaning that you will have colleagues also in the Helsinki office. The team is continuously iterating its way of doing things, meaning that you’ll get the opportunity to improve our processes, give feedback on playbooks and innovate new ways to succeed. In our startup environment, not all structures will be in place and innovation is embraced - we empower you to create the best ways of working and share best practices among the team. 


  • Owning the full sales cycle: Day-to-day targeting, soliciting, and closing of new business customers through programmatic outbound prospecting, social selling, and inbound leads. Supporting you, you will have a digital marketing and technical presales function.

  • Ensuring excellent sales hygiene by managing sales leads and key decision-maker interactions in our CRM (HubSpot)

  • Proactively learning about UpCloud’s expanding service portfolio, competitive offering, and cloud industry trends.

At UpCloud we'll provide you an easy-going environment that promotes work-life balance and self-development. With a Nordic company culture, you'll be encouraged to experiment, fail, learn, succeed amazingly, be brave to propose new things, agree and disagree. Our sales process focuses on strategic relationship building with C-suite Executives, and your onboarding will support your development to a consultative sales professional.

Job requirements

  • 1+ years of experience in tech sales or B2B business development, bonus for experience working with cloud or SaaS products on a hunter role.

  • Fluency in English, bonus for any of the following: Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Indonesia, Thai, Vietnamese

  • A university degree in Business, Tech or other relevant field

  • A genuine interest to learn more about cloud technologies

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Familiarity with CRM practices and hygienic sales processes

  • Singaporean / Permanent Resident; Unfortunately, we are not able to sponsor a work permit for this role. We will only consider applicants who are eligible to work in Singapore. The team works in a hybrid model with an emphasis on remote work. 

If you would like to join our journey to never become yet another cloud provider, please get in touch using the ‘apply for this job’ button.

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Recruitment process

  • Cv review
  • Screening call
    (15-30 min)
  • 1. interview
  • 2. interview
  • Offer

Our benefits

Devices of your choice

Yearly equipment and training budget

Flexible, remote-friendly working hours

Offices in the heart of Helsinki and Singapore

Team lunches and company parties

Yearly company retreat

UpCloud swag

Referral bonus

Lunch card and snacks*

*available in certain locations only