Asia IT Leader for Consumer Products Firm


Salary:

¥10M - 16M / annum

Location:

Tokyo

Date posted:

May 1, 2018

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

10425073-BT

Specialisation:

Business transformation


Description

Company Description:

A unique opportunity has arisen for a pragmatic IT Leader within a Fast-Moving Consumer Goods firm, entering the Asia market. This is an exclusive search for a well-known brand, launching into the Asia market and looking for a Japan-based IT head to lead the delivery of technology solutions to support the launch and growth of business in several markets. This is a great opportunity to join a well-funded company in launch phase and truly be part of an exciting buildout…within a company famous for its sustainable approach to business, and an appetite for innovation.

More about the Role:

  • Ensure a successful IT launch in Japan, delivering global and localized solutions where appropriate
  • Strategic planning to define the next generation roadmap of systems/solutions to meet the future business needs
  • Deliver business solutions, while ensuring adherence to global IT standards and governance
  • Hire and grow a team using internal and external vendor resources, where appropriate
  • Partner with the business units to represent the needs of the business within the group organization

More about the Successful Candidate:

  • Clear and articulate communication style. Japanese & English speaker.
  • Proven experience of defining and leading the delivery of a diverse range of large scale programs
  • Ability to quickly understand general business functions and derive the right systems and process to support them
  • Proven experience in IT Leadership, ideally in a “products” firm

What’s On Offer:

  • Be part of a “build-out” with the assurance of a strong group and funding behind the Asia expansion
  • Cool, flat organization, with a strong identity around health and sustainability
  • Report to a global head, and cover several Asian markets


Tokyo

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