Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Sales & Marketing
Salary : 25,000,000 - 40,000,000
Contact : Jonathan Cant
Email : email Jonathan
Reference : JOB_007989[723]


Is a European consumer services company looking for a Country Manager to lead the acceleration of the growth of the business in Japan. This is an ideal role for someone who wants to enrich the life of others: an entrepreneur.



  • Reports to the APAC Managing Director
  • Responsible for the P&L with the mission of growing significantly and achieving sustainable profits
  • Formulate a clear sales strategy and achieving revenue and commercial targets for Japan built around high participation investment programmes across grocery and convenience
  • Innovate and push the boundaries with retailers to challenge conventional thinking, applying data and insight-led approaches when needed
  • Personally play a sales leadership role by engaging closely with C-suite to onboard target grocery and convenience clients
  • Lead a team of 20
  • Develop positive relationships with HQ and regional sales office to leverage company-wide expertise and business insights that can be applied to Japan
  • Manage stock levels appropriately in Japan to free up cashflow and reduce warehousing costs



  • Operational fluency in both English and Japanese 
  • 12-15 years of impactful sales leadership in Japan
  • Strong business acumen, conversant in the P&L
  • Background in solution-based sales.
  • Knowledge of grocery helpful
  • Comfortable with using data/insights in sales
  • Capable of working with Japanese clients 
  • Experienced in building relationships and selling to the C-suite
  • Proven people leader, able to quickly establish buy-in