Ref: TY43794

<Temp> Japanese-speaking Investment Officer (Ref: TY43794)

Sector Others
Type Full-time, Temp/Contract/Project
Location London
Salary (Annual) £ ~ 13 / Hour
Benefits Holiday pay + Pension
A Japanese governmental organisation is seeking a Japanese-speaking Investment Officer. The role will be responsible for the following tasks in order to support local start-up companies with innovative technologies in their business development and establishment in Japan. A strong ability to communicate in Japanese (written & spoken) is essential in addition to excellent English fluency, additional experience of living in Japan and/or working in a Japanese corporate environment, and/or knowledge of Japanese business culture would be highly beneficial.
The Role

• Identifying and approaching start-up local companies, especially in the fields of carbon neutrality and digital transformation, focusing on companies expanding their business in Japan
• Arranging meetings, introducing the Company’s support services, taking minutes, following up, managing projects, and responding to enquiries from companies about entering the Japanese market.
• Liaison with Tokyo headquarters and organisational colleagues worldwide to improve the efficiency of operations and client support
• Support for the establishment of links with other relevant organisations to help identify UK companies and others for investment in Japan.
• Assisting with any other tasks that the Investment team may need to undertake.
• Occasional travel within or outside of UK with colleagues for meetings with companies as required

The Ideal Candidate

• Solid skills in Word, Excel & PowerPoint
• Totally fluent English (native level) and Japanese language, written and spoken
• A good understanding of social, cultural and business practices in the UK and are able to work in a way that builds trust with UK companies.
• Flexible, sociable and cooperative, with excellent language, communication and summarisation skills
• Information-gathering and strong networking skills
• Reliable, with the ability to juggle multiple tasks during busy periods

Employment Type: Temporary (With a possibility to become a permanent depending on your performance, and the salary will be reviewed.)
Working hours: 9.30am to 5.30pm with 1 hour lunch break
Working Place: Office located in City of London
Salary range: c£13 per hour including holiday pay, depending on skills and experience
Desired start date: Mid or End of August 2021 to March 2022 (possibility to extend)
Updated: 3 days ago
Ref: TY43794