VP Industry Research Department

Job title: VP Industry Research Department
Contract type: Permanent
Reference: SR-191022-01
Contact details: Rika Shinohara
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Job published: October 23, 2019 09:51

Japanese Speaking VP Industry Research Department - Renowned International Bank


Our client, a renowned international bank, is looking for a candidate for the Vice President position for their Industry Research Department as below.


Team Overview:

The Industrial Research Department (IRD) is the bank’s think tank function to investigate and analyze industrial trends and changes.  Based on in-depth and extensive industry and customer-related information and knowledge, IRD provides the following 3 functions:  first, industry analyst function provides information as industry professionals across all fields;  second, strategist function supports customer’s business strategy planning and implementation by utilizing knowledge of industry analysis;  third, corporate finance support function contributes to the enhancement of corporate finance.



  • To support IRD in gathering various information and providing advice to companies and state authorities in the region (mainly Greater China and Japan plus other Asian countries if necessary)

  • To comprehend the basic trends in industries through discussions with customers and industry specialists and research activities

  • To identify the needs of clients and provide professional strategic solution

  • To establish and utilize network with related parties such as Mizuho Group related divisions and/or branches and third party professional service providers, etc.

  • To closely collaborate with the team members for work process enhancement 



  • Work experience in the industry research, business promotion or product function related department or company

  • Fluent Putonghua, English and Japanese, with min. JLPT N1; Good Cantonese is desirable

  • Proficiency in research and MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

  • Independent, responsible, analytical and communicative

  • Occasional business trips are required (less than 10%)


Interested candidates, please send your updated CV, preferably, including:

  • Current and expected salary

  • Availability

  • Reason for leaving current and past positions

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Thank you!