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Commercial Officer @ Royal Danish Embassy (Tokyo)

The Embassy of Denmark in Tokyo seeks a Commercial Officer to be part of Denmark’s Trade Council in Japan. The Trade Council in Japan is an integrated part of the Danish Embassy.
The Officer´s role is to seek, promote and develop business opportunities in Japan for Danish enterprises. The focus area is Health.
Research, development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical and medico products represent one of Denmark commercial strengths. The pharmaceutical and medico industry is the second largest export sector to Japan and a strategic sector for Denmark. Your work will be to promote Danish pharma, medico and welfare solutions in Japan through commercial and public affairs activities.
The Trade Council provides advisory services to Danish companies on a consultancy basis. The Commercial Officer will have annual target. Main job responsibilities:
 Add value for Danish companies through close cooperation and strategic advisory services
 Be responsible for commercial projects for your own clients
 Organize and initiate public affairs network and events
 Prepare market analyses, distributor searches and meeting programmes
 Liaise with potential Japanese business partners
Professional and personal qualifications:
You have a strong interest in developing business opportunities on the Japanese market for Danish companies. Furthermore, you:
 have experience within and knowledge of the pharma and medico sector
 have experience within and knowledge of public affairs work
 possess experience from a similar position in the private or public sector
 have commercial knowledge of the Japanese market
 are dynamic, solution and quality oriented, and a good team player
 have a relevant university degree – preferably business related
 are bilingual in English and Japanese – also in written skills
 are outgoing and able to make new contacts to external partners
 are flexible and able to contribute on a broad range of the embassies tasks
 Knowledge of the Danish pharma & medico sector will be considered an asset, but not a criteria
We offer:
 An exciting international work environment
 A chance to work with leading pharma & medico companies
 Great possibilities for developing sector specific competences
 Recurrent business travels to Denmark
 40 hour work week, 4 weeks of vacation on a 3 year contract
 Salary based on qualifications
The Trade Council is a customer oriented trade and investment promotion organisation, part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The Trade Council creates results for companies through individual approaches based on the specific needs.
The Royal Danish Embassy works for the interests of Denmark in Japan and promotes cooperation between Japan and Denmark.
The new Commercial Officer will take up position as soon as possible in the beginning of Protected content .
Please submit a motivation letter and CV in English to the Embassy of Denmark in Tokyo nanbra(at) – marked “Application Commercial Officer” no later than 18 December Protected content . Only applications with motivated cover letter are taken into consideration. Selected candidates will be asked for interviews in the end of the year Protected content of Protected content .

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