Location: Japan - Tokyo
Salary: 6000000 - 8000000 JPY
Job Function: Product Marketing
Reference: JO-171109-140092
Industry: Consumer Goods
Sub-Industry: Sporting Goods & Outdoor

Company Overview

High quality outdoor goods brands with a long history in Japan.

Job Description

•Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth
•Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners
•Develop product pricing and positioning strategies
•Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
•Scope and prioritize activities based on business and customer impact
•Work closely with engineering teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources
•Drive product launches including working with public relations team, executives, and other product management team members
•Evaluate promotional plans to ensure that they are consistent with product line strategy and that the message is effectively conveyed
•Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding
•Represent the company by visiting customers to solicit feedback on company products and services

Requirements

•Proven work experience in product management or as an associate product manager
•Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
•Proven ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management
•Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
•Strong problem solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job
•Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization
•Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
•MS/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred
•5 years' experience in product management, consumer analysis, and consumer goods marketing.
•Analysis of survey results, ability to lead and lead aggressive and innovative product development in collaboration with engineers and design teams.
•Highly sophisticated presentation and analysis skills.
•There is a possibility of overseas business trips if necessary.

Additional Job Information

If interested, please contact RGF Hr Manager Jonathan Naylor at:
D: +81-3-6422-4463 | M: +81-(0)80-9430-1086
jonathan.naylor@rgf-professional.com