General Manager - Retail

Job Title: General Manager - Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 19000000 - 25000000
Reference: 10134
Contact Name: Carol Turado
Job Published: April 09, 2018 15:33

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the retail division for a top-name international consumer goods company. You will leading a growing division and managing all retail sales and marketing operations for this company's household-name brands. You will be the head of a large and energetic team, and also be collaborating with global and regional cross-functional teams. This company provides a progressive work culture and a competitive compensation package. 

This position is responsible for:
  • Developing and growing retail business opportunities, both in existing and new sales channels and categories
  • Collaborating with cross-functional and global teams to plan, strategise and implement new marketing strategies to increase brand profile and win market shares
  • Coordinating sales and marketing teams to maximise cooperation and motivation, for ultimate success in the business. Providing leadership and guidance for subordinate directors and their teams
  • Regularly analysing market position, competitor activity, and relevant reports to develop new business strategies to maximise business growth
  • Building and developing relationships with external business partners, sales accounts, agency partners to further cooperation and win-win opportunities
  • This position reports to the Country Manager
Necessary Skills:
  • Native-level Japanese / Business-level English
  • Bachelors degree (MBA or other postgraduate education preferred)
  • 7+ years experience in sales or marketing with consumer goods companies in Japan (beauty / cosmetics / FMCG / luxury preferred(
  • 3+ years people management experience
  • Strong negotiation and leadership skills
  • Self-starter with a positive outlook
  • Logical