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Japan Strategy & Planning Leader


Tokyo, Kanto, Japan

Area of Interest

Business Strategy and Operations

Job Type


Technology Interest


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Roles of Director, Japan Strategy, Planning and Operations Lead

This position is the right-hand adviser for Cisco Japans Country Head and the critical orchestration of Japans Senior Leadership Team As a part of the regional organization in APJC (Asia Pacific Japan and China), this position will lead Japan Strategy, Planning, and Operations team responsible for driving both topline growth and profitability improvement through connecting strategic visions and day-to-day business management The teams role has five pillars

Growth Strategy

Articulate and evolve Country-level strategies continuously to achieve market-beating topline growth in a profitable manner

Align all organizations in Cisco Japan under the umbrella of Country-level strategies

Incubate strategic initiatives such as new partnership and alliances

GTM Model Evolution

Lead market segmentation to design sales coverage model targeted to the needs of specific customer segments

Play PMO role in cross-functional initiatives targeted to drive company-wide transformation toward recurring business model

Manage multi-year transition of the changes

Resource Planning and Mobilization

Allocate resources across Cisco Japan based on the strategic priorities and growth prospects in changing market environment

Design and execute organizational structure changes

Set goals and incentives to all sales agents to drive desired outcome

Drive sales training and skill development efforts to enable both short-term growth and long-term transformation

Lead productivity improvement initiatives

Management Review Cadence

Organize regular business reviews as the key Plan-Do-Check-Action cycle to supervise businesses across Cisco Japan, solve problems in a timely manner, and enable progresses

Provide update to the Worldwide and APJC leadership

Market and Business Intelligence

Collect, analyze, and share key insights to enable informed decisions at all levels

Monitor alarming signs on business performance, market share, and competitors to trigger alerts and call to actions in a timely manner

Minimum skills and experience required for Director, Japan Strategy, Planning and Operations Lead

More than 3 years of experience either at (a) engagement manager or above position in Tier-1 management consulting firms, or (b) the leadership role in corporate strategy and planning in large multinational companies

Proven record of solving complex problems in a cross-functional, cross-cultural, and high-pressure environment

Ability to communicate effectively with, and influence executives (both Japanese and foreign)

Kaizen Mindset to continuously improve any of existing processes

More than 5 years of experience in leading a team

More than 15 years of total work experience

Native level Japanese and business-level English for both written and verbal communication

MBA from Tier-1 business schools in English speaking countries

Strong passion in innovative technologies that can change the world

Desired skills and experience required for Director, Japan Strategy, Planning and Operations Lead

More than 5 years of filed work experience in Japans IT industry either as a sales or an engineer

Experience in working outside Japan

Strong interest in cybersecurity

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services, Internet/Dot com/ISP
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Mar 2020

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