Country Manager

Job Title: Country Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo 23 wards, Japan
Salary: ¥15000000 - ¥25000000 per annum + attractive package
Reference: BBBH7595_1502328317
Contact Name: David Sweet
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 10, 2017 10:25

Job Description

Looking for a Country Manager for a growing Medical Device company. The General Manager will drive the strategic objectives for opportunity & growth consistent with Company goals. Equally as important, the GM will have strong leadership abilities to lead an organization through change and developing high performing teams to achieve customer outcomes.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute the business strategy to grow and expand the business.
  • Develop annual Business Operating Budgets and deliver fiscal year revenue and profit objectives.
  • Review and evaluate monthly business and financial performance against budget.
  • Leading teams and influencing Sector resources to effectively utilise manpower and assets to maximize efficiency and profitability in accordance with business unit objectives.
  • Contribute to the leadership of the New Markets Sector. Assist relevant staff in maintaining a strong knowledge base of the business, markets, etc.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with customers and collaborators.

Are you the ideal candidate?

  • Educated to advanced degree level, preferably in a business or science and technology subject.
  • Extensive experience in a senior management role leading senior staff, ideally in the Chemicals / Materials, Medical Devices or Components industry.
  • Preferred, diverse technical and analytical background in the medical devices or medical components industry to actively manage assigned functional areas to achieve maximum profitability consistent with the business unit's strategic plan.
  • Strong relationship builder, who can flex their style and influence to build effective relationships with targets, partners, customers, investment bankers and colleagues in international offices.
  • Robust character. A highly motivated self-starter who is comfortable dealing with change and ambiguity. Prepared to roll up sleeves to deliver results and coach and support colleagues through integration phase.
  • Experience of working in an international, matrix business environment to deliver results.
  • Experience with M&A activities.
  • Significant experience working in different cultures and countries.
  • Native level Japanese language skills are strongly preferred.

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