Head of Sales for a Global Food Corporation - Tokyo

Tokyo Permanent ¥10,000,000 - ¥10,001,000 Foreign Multinational
  • Be a part of one of the largest multinational food corporations
  • Opportunity to lead the Japan business and report to overseas

About Our Client

Our client is one of the leading global food producing companies with a history of more than 150 years. Known for its well known fresh fruits and vegetables internationally, the company has also been recognised as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. Japan office was established more than 30 years ago and currently has over 180 employees.

Job Description

  • Put together forecasts and KPI reporting for GM and APAC team for the purpose of financial forecasting, strategic planning, organisational planning and budget setting
  • Corporate across BP&SCM, Marketing, Business Control and Finance teams
  • Take ownership for the strategies for expanding business and attaining the sales targets in the retail channel
  • Expand the business plan: recognise the key levers to develop the business and provide information to key stakeholders
  • Initiate and strengthen relationships and partnerships with key both internal and external customers

The Successful Applicant

  • 10 years of sales experience in Key Account Management, Sales, Trade Marketing, preferably in a strong global FMCG corporation
  • Proven ability of budget planning and monitoring
  • Great leadership and team development skills
  • People management experience in sales department
  • Strong problem solving skills - capable of using hard data and metrics to provide strategies and recommendation
  • Business English required

What's on Offer

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams in Japan and APAC
  • Exposure to a growing business in Japan
Anna Ito
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+813 6832 8939

Job summary

Sales Manager/Director/VP
What is your area of specialisation?
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Job Type
Consultant name
Anna Ito
Consultant phone
+813 6832 8939
Job Reference
Company Type
Foreign Multinational