Business Development Manager (Japanese-speaking) - Food

A well-known food manufacturer is looking for a Japanese-speaking Business Development Manager in Hong Kong.

Your new company
A well-known food manufacturer is looking for a Japanese-speaking Business Development Manager in Hong Kong.

Your new role
  • 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 in Japan 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
  • Develop new business channels for company products
  • Handle the ad hoc projects as assigned

What you'll need to succeed
  • University graduate in Business, Marketing or related disciplines
  • 3-5 years’ strong track record in Sales & Marketing (Modern Trade/Retail) function, preferable in FMCG/Food industry 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 corporate culture and value
  • Proactive and with good communication and negotiation skills in working with business partners
  • Proficient in spoken and written Japanese and Chinese is a MUST, English is an added benefit
  • Proficient in PC software e.g. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willing to travel (inbound Japan and occasionally travel to PRC


What you'll get in return
You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your skills in business development and supported by open minded managers and colleagues in a rapidly expanding company. You will be able to see the positive impacts that you could bring into the company as well. The salary and benefits are really competitive in the market. It will be a rewarding yet challenging experience in your career.

What you need to do now
If you fulfil all the qualifications mentioned above and have the drive to succeed, or are interested in similar roles within sales, please contact Helen Chan on +852 2230 7985 for more information. Alternatively, please send your CV to Helen.Chan@hays.com.hk #1238225

Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Retail & Consumer Goods
Location
HongKong
Specialism
Sales
Ref:
1238225

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Helen Chan, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hong Kong
6604-06,66/F, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon

Telephone: +85222307985

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