Business Development Manager

Sales Tokyo, Japan


Business Development Manager - Japan  

The primary responsibilities of a Business Development Manager is to manage the relationship of an existing portfolio of  

accounts, partner with our customers to activity protect our existing relationship and seek opportunities to expand our  

services of existing and new products. This role will also have expected growth targets for new business in both our  

Career Transition and Talent Development services.  

The successful candidate will have a strong business to business sales experience, is customer focused and enjoys  

working in a collaborative work environment and can work autonomously. They must have excellent organisational skills,  

proven history of strategic account management and high cognitive abilities. You will be operating in a low ego, high  

achievement, strong work ethic environment. We’ll be looking for someone who enjoys this dynamic.  

Reporting Relationships:  

Reports directly to the Managing Director, Japan  

Direct Reports:  


Major Responsibilities  

Deliver against individual sales targets:  

Gross Revenue  

New Business  

Delivery Staff Costs (DSC)  

Account management with new and existing customers  

Close partnership & collaboration with various Subject Matter Experts within LHH to ensure a ‘total-solutions’  

approach to the sales process. This includes leading and participating in presentations, proposals, discussion  

documents, and other sales activities.  

Ensure all systems and processes (through Sales Force) and best sales practice process  

Strategic approach & implementation to acquire new business including prospecting  

Account Management for 30-40 customers  

Deliver sales target in both our Career Transition and Talent Development Practices  

Required Experience  

Strong track record of growing both new and existing offerings  

Team player - Proven capability to collaborate with subject matter experts & executives to ensure high value  

solutions are being proposed to existing and new customers  

Solution / Insight Sales - Substantial experience and positive track record for leading a broad solutions focused  

sales organization, including proven record of consultative sales success with HR and key C-levels.  

Strong customer and results orientation.  

Superior communication and presentation skills Knowledge of all LHH programs and services, and ability to  

articulate them in sales and other communications. Must also develop knowledge of competitors/competitive  

programs and of the LHH differentiators that enable us to successfully sell and close business.  

Project Management Skills - Highly organized, disciplined and success-motivated.  

Strong coordinator - Ability to juggle multiple variables and multiple projects.  

High Energy - High personal energy coupled with a genuine enthusiasm for developing the LHH business.  

Tertiary Degree - University Degree in Economics or Human Resources is an advantage  

Language Native Japanese speaker. Business level English capability is preferred  

Human Capital Expert - Previous Human Capital Sales Experience is critical  


About LHH

The world of work is changing fast.

Profound changes at profound speed.


But whereas many see change as an existential threat,

a select few see it as an opportunity to make a difference.

An opportunity to deliver lifelong employability to a generation of talent in transition.

An opportunity to develop leaders, recognizing the capabilities needed for today,

while nurturing the expertise needed for the future.

And an opportunity to look beyond what’s right for a company, to what’s right for society as a whole.


And out of the few that see these opportunities, there are even fewer placed to actually deliver them.

At Lee Hecht Harrison, we have the scale, the expertise and the insight, not only to identify these opportunities, but to realize them.


Transforming workforces though career transition, talent development and strategic advisory.

Developing future skills, flexibility and foresight, delivered with a distinctly human heart.


We’re obsessively passionate, and quantifiably effective.

Making a difference to everyone we work with and for. And delivering it on a global scale.


Because opportunities aren’t there to be observed.

They’re there to be taken.


This is LHH.

This is Opportunity, delivered.