NZTE is New Zealand's international business development agency. We work with some of New Zealand's most forward thinking companies, helping them to grow bigger, better, faster for the benefit of New Zealand.
Our customers - New Zealand export companies - offer a variety of unique premium products and see immense value and opportunity for growth in the Japanese market. Our highly successful team in Tokyo are looking for an ambitious Business Development Manager to help our customers enter and thrive in this dynamic economy that's one of the world's largest consumer markets, and an exciting place to do business.
A superb relationship manager and team player, you will enjoy being part of a truly global organisation at the top of its game. You'll work with a talented collaborative team and together you'll play a key role in evaluating our customers' strengths weaknesses, and opportunities. Your commercial smarts, know-how, and know-who will ensure the customers you support will thrive in market.
Keen business acumen is critical in this role, as is the ability to work alongside CEO's and a willingness to 'role your sleeves up'. You will have superior communication, business consulting, and relationship management skills with the ability to build rapport quickly. You will understand how to develop and leverage industry networks and your enthusiastic 'can-do' attitude and positive proactive approach will be highly valued.
NZTE offers a flexible, fun and stimulating environment with a unique opportunity to develop and access world class business networks and work with a talented, diverse international team.
If this opportunity sounds like you and you want to be part of an organisation with a mission to support kiwi ingenuity around the world, we'd like to hear from you.
Fluency in English and Japanese is required for this role (both written and verbal). This is a locally engaged position, so you must either already have the right to work in Japan, or be eligible to apply for a working visa.
Please apply online at https://careers.nzte.govt.nz by Monday 16 April 2018 8.55pm Tokyo time.