Director of Operations - Japan

Far East - Japan / China / Korea
Company Type
Leading classification society
Sales / Marketing / PR
Vacancy Type:
Job Description

An exciting role has opened with this leading flag state Authority which offers a unique opportunity to make a real difference in business development of this flag state.

As Director of Operations, you will be responsible for the continued growth of market share for Japan.  You will identify new business opportunities and drive revenue through the sale of technology solutions to ship owning and ship management companies.  As the key point of contact, you will represent the Authority at client meetings, industry events, conferences, etc. and lead the promotion of the flag administration in Japan, as well as overseeing the operational running of the Japan offices.  International travel and national travel will be required for this role.

With a degree in maritime or business and at least 10 years management experience in a senior role, the successful candidate will have a strong network with ship owners and ship builders supported by proven networking and leadership skills. 
Fluency in English and Japanese is required, along with the unrestricted right to work in Japan.