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Deputy Head of Business and Talent Attraction / Investment Promotion (Tokyo)

Salary from around JPY 6-9 million per annum (pre-tax) depending on the relevant qualification and experience of the candidate.

Job summary

Reporting to the Head of Business and Talent Attraction / Investment Promotion, the Deputy Head of Business and Talent Attraction / Investment Promotion will be responsible for identifying, attracting and supporting companies to set up or expand in Hong Kong by engaging in strategic planning and execution of investment promotion activities, visits to top level executives of leading companies and providing assistance to potential investors in Japan.

Entry Requirements

  • University degree or above, preferably in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or International Marketing
  • Minimum 5 years of international sales and/or business development experience, preferably in foreign direct investment promotion or economic development, at a managerial position
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills in English and Japanese, English proficiency equivalent to TOEIC 850 or IELTS 7.0 and Japanese proficiency equivalent to JLPT N1 for non-native speakers of Japanese (please send a photocopy of the relevant certificate(s) together with CVs)
  • Relevant working experience in Japan and broad knowledge of the Japanese economy, corporate operations and culture
  • Experience of living and/or doing business in Hong Kong would be an asset
  • Candidate must be eligible to take up employment in Japan without arrangement of work visa by the employer

Terms of Appointment

Two-year contract with 10% end of contract gratuity and possibility of extension

Application Method

Application letters in English together with English and Japanese CVs should reach by 9 April 2023 (Tokyo time).  Late applications will not be considered and only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

General Notes

This is not a post on the civil service establishment. The candidate appointed is not on Hong Kong SAR civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. He/she will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service of the Hong Kong SAR Government.

The terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.

About InvestHK

InvestHK is the department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government tasked to attract and retain foreign direct investments in Hong Kong.  

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