Innovation Manager - Liquor Company

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥7500000.00 - ¥11500000.00 per annum
Specialization: 消費財・日用品・サービス・小売・広告
Sub-specialization ブランドマネージャー/プロダクトマネージャー
お問合せ Chihiro Fujimoto
参照 JO-1906-420709
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[Company Description]
Global Liquor Company


  • Identify consumer/customer insight driven new opportunities
  • Deliver commercially grounded innovation projects at agreed scale on time and to budget. The innovation must be in line with our brand strategies to strengthen brand equity among customers/ consumers in Japan.
  • Identify opportunities and bring ideas to strong concepts / propositions, and drive sustainable, step-change business growth
  • Lead and influence cross functional project teams, agencies and in Market exec to drive ideas through to execution. This includes:
    • Work with Commercial and Marketing Team (In Market and International) to develop Launch plans and ensure right Growth Drivers as well as Marketing & Investment Plan
    • Be responsible for the innovations from concept to 5 years post launch including tracking performance and ensure continued business focus
    • Build & embed innovation capability and process to deliver at OTIF (on time in full) standards
    • Support Priorities across the portfolio: Have clear Financial goals, Strategy, 3 year Pipeline


  • Marketing degree qualified with +5 years' work experience at or above brand manager level

Proven ability / experience in:

  • Leading innovation agenda and delivery, particularly in new to market opportunities
  • Leveraging consumer, shopper and customer insights
  • Turning insights into strong concepts / propositions that excite consumers and customers
  • Developing & managing all elements of the marketing mix, including creative development
  • Delivering successful projects by leading a cross-functional team
  • Influencing peers and executive level in both in local & global context
  • Must have experience in innovation either on the supply or demand side
  • English proficiency is required
  • Fluent to Native level Japanese

Proven posture:

  • High consumer and customer understanding
  • Able to lead, motivate and influence individuals and teams
  • Able to balance big picture thinking with attention to detail
  • Project Management skill

[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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