Positions Wanted

The AHK Japan publishes the profiles of job seekers here. The applicants usually have an educational background and/or work experience in the German-Japanese environment. Potential employers using this page to recruit new talent are mainly internationally operating companies and organisations based in Japan. You will find information on how to publish your profile on this page and how to get in contact with a job seeker linked at the right margin.

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Current Position Wanted Profiles

[1104] Bachelor of Computer Science and Electronics Technician

Education: 09/2009-05/2012 Vocational Training as an Electronics Technician
12/2015-04/2019 Bachelor of Computer Science, Wilhelm Büchner Hochschule
Work Experience: 05/2012-09/2019 Service Technician for Points and Signaling Technology
10/2019-02/2020 System Manager
03/2020-06/2020 Staff Project Engineer
07/2020-05/2021 Service Technician for Points and Signaling Technology
06/2021-07/2023 System Administrator
08/2023-present Staff Project Engineer
Language Skills: German (mother tongue)
Japanese(basic knowledge)
IT-Skills: MS-Office
Network technology
Programming skills
Desired Position and Place: full-time position, flexible work in Japan
Others: A Visa Sponsoring Job

[1103] Expert FI & CO and international business areas

Education: Diplom Kauffrau, Master of Business Study, University Essen
Work Experience: Since 2022 Senior Director - Expert and Consulting CGI Deutschland B.V. & Co. KG
2020-2023 Teamleader Finance & Controlling
2018 - 2019 Senior expert Controller
2016 – 2018 Senior Manager Controlling - Reporting and Process
Company name Yazaki Europe Limited
2010 – 2016 Group Controller
Company name Shimadzu Europa GmbH
2015 - 2000 Master FI/CO
Language Skills: Languages German: native language
English: fluent
Spanish: fluent
Japanese basic knowledge A2/B1
Italy, French: basic knowledge A1
IT-Skills: SAP/R3 / S/4HANA Key-User FI/CO / SD / PP /MM
BI: BW, BPC, Business Objects and HFM Hyperion
Desired Position and Place: Looking for a temporary international position in Japan (Asia) or South America with a focus on business lead or expert on financial /Controlling / Reporting / IT topics.
Others: Current project - Introduction of harmonized business processes and S/4HANA in the international company Zeppelin GmbH (Garching Munich)

[1102] Office worker with cultural, language exchange

Education: B.A. International Relations, Tokyo International University, Kawagoe, Japan
Training to state-certified geriatric nurse, Ludwigsburg, Germany
Qualifications community interpreting, Erfurt, Germany
Work Experience: 2 years as a state-certified geriatric nurse at K&S Seniorenresidenz, Germany
- care and support of residents, documentation and writing of reports, administration of drugs, communication with doctors and relatives, counselling for relatives
a half year at ComTS GmbH in document management, Germany
- scanning and management processes, inbox - handling of incoming mail, maintenance of customer data
Language Skills: Japanese: native proficiency
German: full professional proficiency
English: limited working proficiency
Spanish: beginner
IT-Skills: MS Office products: business level
Desired Position and Place: I would like to support companies in their internal administration, organisation and communication, especially in the field of translation and/or intercultural, language exchange.
Full-time position, in Yokohama or Tokyo.
Others: I am very ambitious and open to new challenges and study, I complete tasks conscientiously, reliably and enjoy working in a team.
I could start to work immediately.

[1101] German E-Commerce & Data Pro in Japan seeks projects

Education: University of Portsmouth (UK) / FH Muenster (DE) - BA European Business Administration
University of London- BSc Politics and International Relations
Recipient of Heinz Nixdorf scholarship program to promote Japan related work experience
Work Experience: Over past 25 years, I held senior management roles at:
5 years- Agfa-Gevaert Japan
5 years- Consultant / Representative in Japan for companies from Print and eCommerce sectors
5 years- Snapfish Japan (Hewlett-Packard Japan) - Online Print Service
10 years- Snapfish Worldwide
Latest role: Senior Data, Category and Commercial Manager
Started own Data Consulting business in Tokyo in JUN 2023
Language Skills: German (native)
English (fluent)
Japanese (business level)
IT-Skills: Power BI
Google GA4 and Adobe Analytics
Heap Analytics
Microsoft Office
Desired Position and Place: For my recently launched consulting activities, I am looking for interesting projects from late NOV 2023 onwards, e.g.:
E-Commerce Consulting
Data Analytics (Power BI, SEO Audit, etc.)
Market Research
Market Access help
(Remote + In-Person)
Others: Holder of Permanent Resident Visa for Japan
Resident in Kanto region

[1003] Mechanic and Electrician Engineer

Education: German Electrician Engineering
German mechanical engineering
Work Experience: Electric Companies
Car mechanic
Language Skills: German
IT-Skills: Word
Desired Position and Place: A Visa Sponsoring Job

[1002] Consultant for open-innovation /Govermental affairs


Master of European Studies at RWTH Aachen University (graduated in German language)

Work Experience: ・5 years’ MD experience of a Japanese company's subsidiary in Germany, focusing on a market entry,German Start-Up ecosystem, advisory on open-Innovation,etc
・10 years’ experience in the public sector at Embassy of Japan in Austria, Consulate General of Japan in Duesseldorf and MOFA of Japan, focusing on economic promotion, culture, and inter-governmental issues
Language Skills: ・Japanese: native
・German: fluent both in spoken and written
・English: fluent both in spoken and written
IT-Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Desired Position and Place: Full-time employee
・Government affairs manager
・Consulant for corporate's open-innovation
・Project management
(any possibilities discussable)
Location: Tokyo (combined with home office possibility, available for business trips)
Others: Strong points:
・People-to-People relationship-building management in various fields
・Facilitating cooperation between private economy and public sectors
・Team building and management with diversity
・Knowledge in the Japanese corporate law

[1001] Head of Manufacturing Engineering Automotive


2012: Master in Electrical Engineering (Ruhr-University Bochum)
2005: Master in Music (University of Music and Performing Arts Munich)

Work Experience:

Responsibility for technology and maintenance in complete factory including direct reports. Wide experience in process and manufacturing optimisation. Leading complex industrialisation projects in automotive industry. CAPEX planning and investment steering.

Very experienced in international project leading at customer site (China, Australia, Germany)

Language Skills: Japanese: fluent (JLPT N1 certificate)
Chinese: advanced
English: fluent
German: native
Persian: native
French: basic
IT-Skills: Mathematica (very good user skills)
Matlab/Simulink (very good user skills)
LaTex, Java, C and Pspice (good user skills)
MS Office, Open / Libre Office, Windows (very good user skills)
Desired Position and Place: Flexible to any working place in Japan.
Desired areas of work: Manufacturing engineering, project and program management.
Others: Willing to relocate to Japan.

[0905] Sales Support Professional, Administrative staff, Back office


B.A. in Economics, Aichi University of Education
・Coursework in law, politics and sociology
・Thesis on methodology of teaching economics
University of Education in Freiburg
・Exchange student on a scholarship from the state of Baden-Württemberg

Work Experience:

5 years, SKIDATA
・Sales and marketing support
・Support to engineer team
・Support to administrative and accounting tasks
・Japanese-German-English translations and interpreting
5 month, Legoland
・Rules and regulations creation
・Team Leadership
2 years and 3 months, Embassy of Japan in Germany
・VIP support
・Conference coordination
・Event coordination
・Japanese-German translations and interpreting

Language Skills: German (Fluent)
English (Basic)
Japanese (Native)

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Prezi, CRM (Microsoft Dynamics 365) , Zoom, Adobe Illustrator

Desired Position and Place: full-time position, flexible and hybrid work in Japan or Germany
Others: Basic knowledge of bookkeeping (with certificate)
Driving license
Second place in a national competition “7th Bank of Japan Grand Prix”, in an essay and presentation contest in the field of finance and economics

[0904] Back Office, Assistant, Secretariat

Education: MA German studies, Linguistics, SLA
Work Experience: 4 years project coordinator at Japan External Trade Organization in Germany
3 years back office at Consulate General of Japan in Germany
5 years language teacher in Japan
Language Skills: Japanese: Native, German: advanced, English: daily communication

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, basic HTML, basic VBA

Desired Position and Place: Back-office, Assistant (Experiences in sales-, human resources-, accounting-, and general affairs departments), Secretariat
desired in Tokyo, Yokohama area
Preferred part-time or 2-3 days remote work if full-time

Enjoy new tasks, also willing to learn new things
Accuracy, sense of responsibility

[0903] Consulting market entry and development Japan / Germany


Master of Business Administration
More than 40 years experience and in all dimensions of retail business
Generalist with hands-on mentality

Work Experience: MD retail (store, mail order, online) in D-A-CH region
10 years experience and proven success as Repräsentative Director, Chairman, President & CEO in Japan
Extensive knowledge in design and implementation of retail business processes (ERP), optimization of store portfolios as well as termination of business
Well -connected with Japanese and German landlords
Proven cross-cultural competence
Language Skills:

German: native tongue
English: fluent in spoken and written
Japanese: basic knowledge
French: basic knowledge


MS Office
ERP systems

Desired Position and Place:

Consulting service for Japanese companies entering the German market or expanding existing business
Consulting service for German companies entering the Japanese market or expanding existing business
Location: JP - GER - Remote


SCRUM Master
Human Resources management
Assortment creation

[0902] Senior Project Manager IT, Change Management, BizDev

Education: -Graduated as Diplom-Kaufmann (MBA) in Germany
-Fluency in Japanese and programming skills by self study
-Lean Specialist Certificate
-PMI methodology trained
Work Experience:

-More than 12 years working in Japan for Japanese as well as global companies
-Managing IT, business development, data governance, and lean change related projects
-Proven track record of building teams and coalitions to work on a common goal and achieving targets
-As an advocate of lifelong learning and knowledge: sharing regular coaching and facilitation of trainings/workshops

Language Skills:

-German (mother tongue)
-English (fluent)
-Japanese (fluent, N1+)

IT-Skills: Broad and deep experience in several areas: Office Tools/Automation and RPA, Design Tools like Adobe Suite etc., Gretl, CRM, CMS, ERP, Jira/Confluence, GitHub, Data Migration, work experience using several programming languages
Desired Position and Place: I look for an opportunity to lead change, build teams and set up coalitions, enabling us to develop products for customers that know what they deserve. I want to work with an organization in the Tokyo/ Kanagawa area that strives for excellence.

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