Product Enablement Director

Sales Business Administration

Japan - Tokyo

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The Product Enablement Director is accountable for infusing and integrating a strong Customer Solution presence into the Japan region while representing Japan customer needs within the Global Product Management Organization for targeted solutions.  

  • Product Management liaison to APAC for internal and external customers

  • Maintains deep understanding of product vision, strategy, roadmap and capabilities to serve as Product link to broader organization (Professional Services, Sales, Marketing, Product Teams)

  • Works with local teams to understand client and market needs and how those can be accomodated based on the deep understanding of the product vision.
  • Represents region to product teams to ensure market and customer needs are considered in product strategy and roadmap decision making

  • Establishes strong and effective working relationships with Product leadership to ensure APAC needs are clearly articulated and understood

  • Ability and willingness to travel regionally globally up to 25% of time

  • Able and willing to work non-standard business hours with global counterparts 3-4 days/week

  • Fluent in English (spoken and written) and native in Japanese (spoken and written)

  • University degree, preferably in business, technology or related discipline 

  • 6+ years’ experience with BS, 5+ years with MS

  • Relevant experience with SaaS products and/or Life Sciences

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