Country Manager, Japan – Cyprus

Full time @Doo Group in Sales / Business Development
  • Limassol, Cyprus
  • Post Date : 18/08/2023
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 12884
  • Remote Job No
  • Career Level Senior
  • Experience 5 Years +

Job Description


A. Market Entry Strategy:

  • Conduct thorough market research to identify opportunities, competition, and potential risks in the Japanese market.
  • Develop a comprehensive market entry strategy, including market positioning, target segments, and market penetration plans.
  • Collaborate with the management team to define business objectives and align strategies accordingly.
  • Ensure compliance with local regulations and legal requirements.

B. Business Development:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, partners, and clients in Japan.
  • Identify potential business opportunities, negotiate contracts, and secure strategic partnerships to drive growth.
  • Monitor market trends, customer needs, and competitor activities to continuously refine the business strategy.
  • Drive revenue growth by achieving sales targets and expanding the customer base.

C. Office Setup and Staffing:

  • Establish the company’s physical presence in Japan by setting up an office and ensuring all operational requirements are met.
  • Recruit, hire, and train a high-performing team, including sales, marketing, operations, and support staff.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive work environment, promoting teamwork, collaboration, and professional development.
  • Provide ongoing coaching and support to team members, ensuring their performance aligns with company goals.

D. Financial Management:

  • Develop and manage the annual budget for the Japanese operations, ensuring efficient allocation of resources.
  • Monitor financial performance, identify areas for improvement, and implement corrective measures as necessary.
  • Prepare regular financial reports and forecasts for the executive team, highlighting key metrics and progress towards targets.

E. Cross-functional Collaboration:

  • Collaborate closely with internal teams, including product development, marketing, and operations, to ensure alignment with global strategies.
  • Act as a liaison between the Japanese market and headquarters, providing feedback, insights, and recommendations for improvement.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, international business, or a related field (advanced degree preferred).
  • Proven experience in a leadership role within the Japanese market, preferably as a Country Manager or General Manager.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Japanese business environment, culture, and market dynamics.
  • Strong track record in successfully launching and scaling businesses in Japan.
  • Exceptional leadership skills, with a proven ability to build and motivate high-performing teams.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with fluency in both English and Japanese.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to develop and execute business plans.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Understanding of legal and regulatory requirements for operating a business in Japan.

If you are a dynamic and results-driven professional with a deep understanding of the Japanese market, we invite you to join our team as the Country Manager for Japan. Together, we will make a significant impact in expanding our business and achieving long-term success in this strategic market.

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