Business Development Assistant

Job Title: Business Development Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Koto-ku, Japan
Salary: 4200000 - 5200000
Reference: 10804
Contact Name: Agnes Lewandowski
Job Published: November 13, 2018 09:00

Job Description


An internationally operating Pharma and Medical Devices Logistics company is looking for a stellar Business Development Assistant to join their Business development team.

The position entails reporting to the National Business Development Manager, to support all sales and marketing related activities in the BD team by creating quotation, supporting contract process, communicating with customers by telephone and email, summarising sales figures and the result of customer survey, etc.



  1. Control monthly reports.
  2. Prepare for marketing campaigns, tradeshows, seminars, exhibitions & corporate hospitality.
  3. Make sure that leads, opportunities and customer information on are updated in a timely manner.
  4. Summarize and analyze data including customer billing, survey results, inquiries from website, new customers, etc.
  5. Produce accurate and timely reports to NBDM. Submit data for monthly report at the end of the month.
  6. Attend monthly BD meetings.
  7. Maintain SFDC, including account set up, existent opportunities and new leads updates.
  8. Making estimation to customers after collecting information from Over seas office
  9. Assume additional responsibilities as assigned.


  1. Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  2. Sound experience using the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access and Outlook.
  3. Preferably experience using CRM such as
  4. Clear oral and written communication.
  5. Strong interpersonal and communication skills along with a willingness to engage with many stakeholders.
  6. Preferably tertiary education with 1 - 2 years sales and marketing experience in related pharmaceutical or air-express industry preferred.
  7. Business-level English language skills


Core Competencies and Personal Attributes:

  1. Acquires and proactively keeps up to date with knowledge of the company, its markets, customers and their needs and requirements, services and products including technical aspects; quick to identify and seize on business opportunities.
  2. Proactively keeps up to date with job-relevant knowledge and skills, including knowledge and excellent understanding of regulatory requirements.
  3. Self starter; works to meet deadlines without prompting; is highly motivated and does not hesitate to undertake challenging tasks; works to deadlines.
  4. Works in a well organised manner; demonstrates good attention to detail and quality; prioritises and actions tasks based on urgency and importance; ability to multi task.
  5. Identifies issues that arise in routine work or new situations; asks relevant questions to gain clarity and seek resolution; thinks critically and analyses data/situations that takes into account causes and consequences.
  6. Establishes a quick rapport with colleagues and customers; generates credibility and trust by way of attentive, empathic and honest communication with colleagues and customers.
  7. High level of computer literacy and sound working knowledge of MS office, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  8. Proven ability to develop and deliver presentations individually and as a group
  9. Ability to use initiative, passion, enthusiasm and energy
  10. High level of numeracy and demonstrated attention to detail
  11. High attention to detail
  12. Able to prioritise workload
  13. Able to follow procedures & instructions
  14. Able to provide relevant information on request
  15. Strong interpersonal and communication skills written and verbal
  16. Strong time management and organisational skills
  17. Proven problems solving skills