Japanese speaking Deputy General Manager

Job title: Japanese speaking Deputy General Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London
Reference: EN - PR/111444
Contact details: Emika Yamauchi
Contact email:
Job published: October 22, 2021 05:41

Position:Japanese speaking Deputy General Manager




Job Detail:

Oversee day to day activities of UK branch. Lead and manage team members to grow business in the European market. Delegate projects and tasks while maintaining healthy work environment.

Accounting / Finance

  • Plan budget for all brands

  • Track PL and target to achieve the set budget goal

  • Authorize daily operation expenses


  • Manage inventory at warehouse and Amazon Fulfillment Center for all brands at appropriate level while analyzing discrepancies between forecasts and actual sales

  • Project future sales and forecast 6-8 months stock, then submit forecast quantities and purchase orders to the head office in Japan (Products, Testers and POSMs) in timely manner.

  • Manage stock data in SAP and warehouse’s system

  • Make sure e-commerce operation is running smoothly


  • Set overall strategy for each brand while closely communicating with headquarters in Japan

  • Plan sales goals and track / review data

  • Oversee planning and execution of sales/marketing activities for all brands

  • Manage e-commerce website and update as necessary

HR/ Administrative

  • Responsible for hiring and employee relationships, including annual performance review, with the assistance of HR consultants

  • Make sure to follow required HR guidelines with the assistance of HR consultants

  • Manage and communicate with 3rd party vendors for office administration as necessary

  • Communicate with headquarters as necessary and provide necessary information

  • Develop policies and procedures as necessary


  1. Fluent in both English & Japanese (Read/Write/Speak)

  2. Proficient in MS office software

  3. Understanding of basic corporate finance

  4. Understanding of basic accounting

  5. Understanding of basic marketing

  6. Strong digital marketing skills

  7. Strong communication skill

  8. Experience with SAP, Amazon Seller Account, Google Analytics, Google Advertising, Facebook Advertising, and Shopify is plus