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Senior Business Development Manager

Job title: Senior Business Development Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo
Function: Business Development
Industry: Techno-Commercial Corporate Governance Sales & Marketing
Start Date: 30/11/2022
Reference: 32163
Contact name: Darren Loh
Contact email: darren@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client is one of the world’s biggest maritime sustainability consultants, with an ambitious vision to help the globe decarbonize using the best new innovation, digitalization and data-focused solutions. As the world continues to aggressively pursue net-zero targets, our client is tackling the major task of decarbonizing the marine, shipping, and offshore industries and now looking to Japan.

What we expect a Senior Business Development Manager to do:

  • Support our client in its global transformation journey to be a digital maritime player.

  • Work closely with the strategy team and identify opportunities to grow exponentially the existing and future products across Japan.

  • Support the annual strategic and business planning processes, including long range strategic planning and supporting budgeting processes from a strategy perspective.

  • Develop disruptive growth initiatives to help our client attain a key leadership position in the industry.

  • Support the strategy office in ad-hoc projects having strategic implications on our client’s future growth

  • Regular weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting cadence to all key stakeholders, with a strong analytical approach and crisp communication style

  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis and perform environmental scanning to support decision-making and drive business growth.

  • Conduct industry research and monitor market trends to identify new growth or emerging opportunities in the Japanese landscape.

What we expect a Senior Business Development Manage to have:

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in a global setting and with exposure to the APAC region.

  • 2 - 3 years of experience in top tier consulting firm preferred and ideal to have an MBA.

  • Speaks fluent Japanese and strong knowledge of doing business in Japan.

  • Significant background in strategy and/or business development from a tech company or top tier management consulting firm.

  • Understanding of the wider technology landscape, and with an interest in sustainability.

  • Excellent communicator with superior written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal communication.

  • Comfortable presenting to senior leadership and C-suite, with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and coordinate resources.

  • Ability to engage with and influence internal stakeholders at every level

  • Has a good solid understanding of either Shipping, Maritime or Supply Chain industry.

Our client will offer generous rewards, with a base salary that is competitive, and support employee wellbeing. Already they have some great talent on board and are committed to professional development to ensure new joiners have a career that keeps growing. If you think this is your next move and are passionate about decarbonizing the global maritime industry, apply with an updated profile at darren@formativesearch.com.

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