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(Japanese Language required) Business Operations Specialist

  • Posted: 18 Feb 2022
  • Sales
  • Tokyo
  • Japan

About the job

Your primary role is to take charge of Business Intelligence in the Sales Operations Team, with responsibility to support the team using accurate, timely and user-friendly data through effective reporting to the Sales organization: Head Office, Field Sales as well as Sales Reps teams.

<Main responsibilities>
Head office:
- Use analytical tools available to ensure timely reporting (regular-weekly, monthly & irregular)
- Gather quantitative and qualitative input from sales team to investigate and make executive summary to present to top management
- Work with team and utilize available data to understand deep rooted issues, identifying key solutions and take-aways to summarize and report

Field sales:
- Track Sales & Promotion costs
- Track Key Performance & activities
- Using tracked data to find opportunities to simplify, standardize tracking process & tools, and develop proposals to implement

Sales Reps Teams:
- Support Sales Representatives using high-end AI Business Planning tool
- Handle data from the AI Business Planning tool and work with vendor to ensure continuity and smooth operations

About you

<Education background>
Possess a Computer Science, Maths bachelor's Degree or plus

<Technical Skills and Experiences required>
- Native level Japanese and Business level English (written and spoken)
- Strong Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
- Proven experience with IT related tasks (Excel VBA is a plus)
- Good knowledge of Business Intelligence tools such as, PowerBI (Tableau is plus)
- Experience of managing an external agency
- Strong analytical skill (both qualitative and quantitative) is plus

<Competencies to be successful on the job>
- Self-starter, with a never give up attitude
- Agile Entrepreneurship with flexibility to sudden changes
- Strong interpersonal communication skills, with experience co-working with a cross-
functional team

About us

Dedicated to bringing health through food to as many people as possible, Danone is a leading global food & beverage company built on four businesses: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Waters, Early Life Nutrition and Medical Nutrition.

At Danone, we aim to inspire healthier and more sustainable eating and drinking practices, in line with our vision - Danone, One Planet. One Health - which reflects a strong belief that the health of people and the health of the planet are interconnected. We deliberately concentrate on high-growth and health-focused categories, and commit to operating in an efficient, sustainable and responsible manner.

Check out the link below to find out more about Danone in Japan.

Danone Japan is a certified B Corporation and is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Marital Status / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity
Danone Japan doesn't just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We're proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.

Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • (Video)Assessment

  • Interview #1

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