Business Develop Manager

Advertised on : 19 Mar 2018 | Closing date : 30 Jun 2019

  Job Reference : 09922



Japanese Speaking Business Development Manager




£45,000 - £55,000 per annum (depending on experience)


Job profile


A Japanese global trading company (Chemical Division) is looking for a Business Development Manager who can expand its business in the industry.





·         Supporting the General Manager in preparation of strategic plans, action plans and business plans for their international Chemicals division.

·         Researching, analysing and preparing reports on markets and companies to identify partnership and investment opportunities in line with the Division’s strategy.

·         Playing a leading role in developing and promoting identified investment projects to the final investment decision stage as part of a project team.

·         Preparing a monthly business report for COOs in Tokyo HQ and EMEA COO in consultation with General Managers.

·         Assist with financial and market analysis for identifying and developing investment opportunities, including potential M&A targets.




Skills / Knowledge:


·         A bright professional, with a flexible approach who enjoys a demanding office environment and works well under pressure.

·         Well-organized with the ability to prioritize and use their initiative, able to shift priorities within strict timeframes.

·         A good verbal and written communicator, able to analyse and communicate complex information effectively at all levels.

·         Experience of working on investment and/or M&A projects is required.

·         Good numerical and analytical skills with experience of financial statement analysis and market analysis.

·         Fluency in Japanese and English is essential.

·         Strong IT skills, including using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook




·         Experience of working within a large multinational trading environment would be advantageous, particularly in a research and analysis role.

·         Experience of working in or having knowledge of the Chemicals and/or Plastics industry would be advantageous.




·       Candidates should be educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably in Business or Economics; a qualification in Chemistry, Polymer Science or similar A-level or equivalent standard would be advantageous.








35 hours per week

Mon – Fri: 09:00am - 05:00pm




Pension/Life Assurance/Season Ticket Loan/Medical, Dental, Travel Insurance (private – upon completion of probation period)/Eyecare vouchers/Childcare vouchers/Luncheon Allowance


Starting date


As soon as possible




Eligible to work in the UK without any restriction


About our client


Trading industry


Functional Areas : Trading & SCM;Trading (Chemical)
Type of Employment : Permanent
Work Location : (London)
Salary Description : GBP 45K - GBP 55K

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