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Updated 2022-01-06
Activated 2021-10-22

Head of Sales for a Global Food Corporation - Tokyo

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This posting is managed by: Michael Page International Japan K.K./マイケル・ペイジ・インターナショナル・ジャパン株式会社
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Michael Page International Japan K.K./マイケル・ペイジ・インターナショナル・ジャパン株式会社
Sales/AE - Wholesale/Distribution/FMCG Sales
Industry Food and Beverage Production
Location Asia Japan Tokyo

Job Description For this role, you will be responsible for shaping the sales department and building a sale strategy to expand the business. You will work closely with the internal team and develop the product penetration in the market, negotiate deals, and lead the industry.


* 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


* 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

Job Offer

* Work closely with cross-functional teams in Japan and APAC
* Exposure to a growing business in Japan

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Anna Ito on +813 6832 8939.
Company Info 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.
English Level Business Conversation Level (TOEIC 735-860)
Japanese Level Native Level
Salary JPY - Japanese Yen JPY 10000K - JPY 11000K   

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