Native Japanese speaking Business Development Manager

Job title: Native Japanese speaking Business Development Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: HK_JPC_001342[229]
Contact details: Daniel Ng
Contact email:
Job published: about 1 month ago


Our client is looking for a Native Japanese speaking business development manager


  • Responsible for preparation and implementation of budget and annual operating plan
  • Ensure sales and profit targets, and market penetration and market share targets are aligned with agreed direction
  • Work closely with distributors to plan and implement new products launch, pricing strategy, advertising and promotion programs, as well as an appropriate level of inventory for operation
  • Manage distributors by continuously review, guide, and monitor their performance in Japan market
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the sales and marketing programs so as to ensure the marketing resources are consistently used effectively
  • Coordinate with internally functional teams, i.e. Production, Procurement, Import & Export, etc. to ensure timely supply of products and provide customer services to meet the needs of distributors
  • Handle the ad hoc projects as assigned


  • University graduate in Business, Marketing or related disciplines
  • Minimum 5 years’ strong track record in Sales & Marketing (Modern Trade) function, preferable in FMCG sector
  • Previous work experience in Japan and understanding Japan market and its dynamic is a MUST
  • Work independently under pre-agreed guidelines
  • Good team player and appreciate LKK corporate culture and value
  • Proactive and with good communication and negotiation skills in working with business partners
  • Proficient in spoken and written Japanese is a MUST, English and Chinese is an added benefits
  • Proficient in PC software e.g. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willing to travel (inbound Japan and occasionally travel to HK & PRC)


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