Country Manager

Hiring By - Biostaffic



Job Highlights

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Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Our team members are at the heart of everything we do. At Cencora, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures, and every person here is essential to us being able to deliver on that purpose. If you want to make a difference at the center of health, come join our innovative company and help us improve the lives of people and animals everywhere. Apply today!
What you will be doing
The role will be tasked with commercial and service responsibility of managing the business at the country level by effectively leading local managers and collaborating with global and regional functional leaders within the matrix organization to drive strategic company growth and is responsible for the overall performance of the business.
  • Developing and executing business plan and strategies to achieve short and long-term commercial goals for the core transport and distribution business.
  • Reporting to the APAC leadership team, providing market insights and strategic proposals.
  • Responsible for the overall profit and loss of the business entities in Japan.
  • Maintaining positive and trust-based relations with business partners, shareholders, and authorities.
  • Responsible for the company's business operations, service level, compliance and quality.
  • Managing, guiding, coaching, and delegating local managers in their duties.
  • Ensuring company policies and legal guidelines are communicated.
  • Assessing, managing, and resolving challenging business developments and situations.
  • Building and enhancing the company's public profile at events, and participating in speaking engagements.
  • Represents as a local Senior Executive actively involved in key client liaisons, review meetings and presentations.
  • Actively involved in the resolution of any major client service failures.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree in logistics, engineering, pharmacy or other health related discipline. Master’s degree is a plus
  • Relevant direct pharmaceutical industry experience in transport logistics
  • Has experience in Japanese healthcare market and manage P&L
  • At least 10 years leadership experience and proven track record in achieving company objectives and goals
  • Excellent and good spoken and written English (TOEIC level at least 850)
  • Japanese language is a plus but not compulsory
  • Experience in developing and implementing strategic and business plans
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical, situational leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Able to excel in high-pressure situations
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Worked with Multinational companies is a plus
North Asia Director, Asia Pacific or equivalent
  • Experience in developing and implementing strategic and business plans
  • Ability to drive performance, build alignment, influence, and execute
  • Strong organizational, analytical, situational leadership, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation, spokesperson, and representational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, including the ability to manage deadlines, multiple tasks, and complete demands
  • Profound knowledge of the local pharmaceutical and healthcare logistics market
  • Managed cross-functional teams
  • Worked in Matrix organizations
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
What your background should look like
Experience Listed In Description Above
What Cencora offers
We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members’ ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.
To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.
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Full time
Affiliated Companies
Affiliated Companies: World Courier K.K. Japan
Equal Employment Opportunity
Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.
The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.
Cencora is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Japan

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview
World Courier
World Courier

Current Openings: 0

World Courier a part of Cencora (formerly AmerisourceBergen provides specialty logistics services to drive the clinical and commercial success of our partners around the globe. We deliver peace of mind through world-class supply chain programs, transport services, decentralized clinical trial support, and storage for time- and temperature-sensitive products, including innovative medicines like cell and gene therapies. Learn more at
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