Business Innovation Consultant - Software Company

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: Permanent
Salary ¥10000000 - ¥15000000 per annum
Specialization: Technology & Digital, Telecommunication
Sub Specialization: Consulting
Contact: Maki Takei
Reference: JO-1809-402279
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[Company Description]
Global Software Company


  • Leading cross-functional work-streams of designers, technologists, and business innovators to take selected ideas from concept to commercialization.
  • Development of new digital business and service models, and concepts that combine edge technology (IoT, blockchain, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and advanced analytics) with established tech. to deliver business impact.
  • Working with our leadership in the region to support new growth for our Services in collaboration with the partner ecosystem and across company, from product development, to sales.
  • Managing and inspiring teams for selected innovation projects and initiatives.
  • Contributing to thought leadership at a global and local level for applied innovation.
  • Enabling our customers to adapt and use our innovation methodologies, edge technologies, innovation processes and tools


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent.
  • Knowledge and experience of business and service model innovation
  • Knowledge of mega trends in business and technology in major industries, preferably in discrete manufacturing, consumer products or energy and natural resources
  • Good understanding of how to apply one or more edge technologies (IOT, Data Science, Blockchain, Machine Learning) in a business context.
  • High energy with a strong work ethic and desire to change the way businesses operate and apply emerging technologies to make a difference.
  • Curious with an enquiring mind, inspired by exploration and the new with an openness to learn novel techniques and methods.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and working in a fast paced, changing environment across multiple engagements simultaneously.
  • Passionate about technology enabled business change, inspired by it and able to inspire those around you about the possibilities
  • Focused on consistently delivering high quality thinking and outputs, balanced with a pragmatism to get stuff done.
  • Excellent communications / presentation skills (oral, written) able to convey complex concepts in condensed, concise and compelling terms.
  • A natural collaborator comfortable working with a diverse range of people across geographic and organizational borders.
  • Ideally with experience in the design and growth of new businesses, preferably gained in a consulting firm or agency.

Experience and Language Requirements:

  • Experience in innovation management, lean start-up organizations, innovation projects and/or research and development.
  • Experience in Design Thinking, innovation management, lean start-up organizations, innovation projects and/or research and development
  • Experience in development of new business or service models.
  • Minimum 5-7 years of professional work experience in innovation consulting or as an entrepreneur, preferably at a top-tier management consulting firm, innovation consultancy or management consulting practice at a big System Integrator
  • Experience in diverse international and cross-cultural environments
  • Native or fluent in Japanese
  • Fluent in English
  • One further European language is an asset

[Employment Type]
Full time



Social insurance

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year's holiday
Annual Leave

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