Deputy HMTC North East Asia and Country Director Japan

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Recruiter
Department for International Trade
Location
Tokyo and will require some travel around Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, and back to the UK
Salary
Senior Civil Service Pay Band 1 role. £68,000 - £117,000.
Posted
13 Aug 2019
Closes
27 Aug 2019
Ref
1643034
Position/Level
Director, Senior Management
Responsibilities
Executive Management, Strategy
Sector
Government
Contract Type
Contract / Interim
Language
English, Japanese

This role is a great opportunity to lead a key DIT post, with wide-ranging leadership and representational responsibilities as part of the British Embassy, Tokyo’s senior management team. There are around 80 members of staff across the 4 posts, with c.50 of these in Japan. The objectives include growing UK exports to Japan and the region, two way investment, tackling market access issues and promoting free trade. Specific measures include Export Wins, market access successes, FDI and capital investment wins; marketing campaigns, financial performance and corporate objectives. The job enjoys a high profile: there is a busy calendar of activities and Ministerial visits and expectations on the team are high, particularly in delivering announcements and C-suite participants for high-level visits and events.