Country Manager (APAC)


Salary:

¥25M - ¥50M / annum

Location:

Tokyo 23 wards

Date posted:

November 6, 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

06940-0011067977-BT

Specialisation:

IT and technology


Description

Role Overview:

The APAC General Manager role is a newly created role, reporting to a Global CEO of a well-known technology and infrastructure provider. With the Hyper-scale cloud operators such as Facebook, Alibaba and Amazon dominating the landscape, this has created a massive surge in demand for data center capacity and services. To capitalize on this expansive market growth, my client is placing huge investment into Japan and the APAC region. As such the new APAC General Manager should be well connected in the Data Center World and have the business leadership skills to oversee a complex business from real estate, construction, financial management, sales to operations. This genuinely is an exciting role for a business leader to step into an APAC role, based here in Tokyo, and enjoy significant investment and decision-making autonomy to lead the growth of the business in the region.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Execution of a Local/regional strategy to deliver revenue and profitability for Japan and other countries
  • Build an exceptional management team in the region that will set the culture of the business to deliver against its targets;
  • Function as the figurehead for the region, with an emphasis on Japan
  • Determining new markets and expansion opportunities for the business
  • Providing influential leadership transcending a matrixed structure, within a competitive and complex market

Executive Profile:

  • Influence and Leadership: experience leading, motivating and developing a management team
  • Strategic perspective and financial skills: understanding key business drivers such as revenue growth, economic trends, investment areas and capital management;
  • P&L Management, not just top-line sales revenue
  • Effective bilingual communication: with the Senior Management team and external suppliers, partners and clients.
  • Aggressive business driver: Strong interpersonal skills, including entrepreneurial energy, well cultivated communication skills and decisiveness;
  • International Perspective: to oversee an APAC-wide business across multiple marketplaces.
  • Native Japanese and Business-level English

Benefits:

  • Decision-making Autonomy and independence to grow out APAC business, without too much micro-management from global
  • Attractive compensation with a high base salary + annual bonus + long-term incentive leadership compensation
  • Huge investment into the region
  • APAC #1 position based in Tokyo


Tokyo

Ote Center Bldg, 22F
1-1-3 Otemachi
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-0004
jp
+813 5219 6633
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