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Frost & Sullivan, Inc Consultant, Healthcare in Japan

Frost & Sullivan’s Growth Consulting Model provides specific tools and expertise to support clients through all five phases of the growth cycle: From developing a pipeline of growth opportunities to evaluating and prioritizing those opportunities to formulating and implementing go-to-market strategies to on-going monitoring (

Our Transformational Health practice serves all key industry stakeholders through partnership models that provide access to high-quality content and our global team of industry experts. The practice includes Visionary Health, Life Sciences, Advanced Medical Technologies and Connected Health, focusing on evolving healthcare technologies and covering the entire industry spectrum.

For more information about Frost & Sullivan’s Growth Partnership Services, visit

Frost & Sullivan’s APAC operation is in the process of recruiting a Consultant for the APAC Healthcare team. Project focused and with excellent strategy and implementation skills, work is both on an individual basis and as part of a project team. The suitable candidate will play a critical role in the delivery of project initiatives. Reporting to the Director, the Principal Consultant will lead, coordinate and manage the consulting and implementation projects right from planning, developing, executing and finalizing the deliverables. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members in order to deliver high quality output. This role will be a client-facing role in terms of leading project execution and business development.

He/she shall hold full responsibility of ensuring the integrity of the research process, the validity of project content, and the development of detailed business and market strategies. The incumbent will also be the definitive point of contact with the client and will be required to demonstrate expert industry knowledge and develop strong business partnerships.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Leadership – Lead/Manage the delivery of major strategic consulting engagements from inception to completion, incorporating design, plan, cost and management, primary research, developing bespoke client focused solutions through commercial leadership.

  • Industry Interaction – Lead/Manage from the front by personally undertaking primary research and conducting strategic discussions with industry participants. Being well networked in the industry is a critical success factor for this function.

  • Presentations – Ability to interpret research data and findings to prepare a succinct report/presentation appropriate for C-suite meetings. Support Partners/Business Unit leaders with material for such interactions.

  • Business Development - Proactively develop and nurture client relationships, conducting detailed business needs analysis and demonstrating expert industry knowledge.

  • Domain Expertise - Act as an industry expert and trusted advisor for key clients in the automatic & logistic sectors

Job tasks:

  • Gather accurate, sufficient and relevant information for basic research skills.

  • Proactively develop and manage analysis frameworks, calculations and identify problems.

  • Conduct primary/secondary tailored market research within the sector, using detailed research methodologies

  • Manage module of projects with 1-2 member of the team that involves heading the team to structuring analysis for client’s questions

  • Advanced level of market, strategic, competitor & financial analysis

  • Able to plan for quantitative & qualitative research, create effective & project-relevant questionnaire/ discussion guide for focus group discussions and expert interviews.

  • Planning on analysis, information, link references into a meaningful results

  • Develop a storyline/ TOC and create templates for client project deliverables

  • Lead proposal development by actively participating in initial client meetings.

  • Proactively develop and manage client relationships, conduct detailed business needs analysis and demonstrating expert industry knowledge

The successful candidate will be an extremely professional and committed consultant/research individual with a good understanding of market research and/or consulting methodologies. A pro-active, methodical and innovative working practice is essential, with a proven ability to deliver accurate results. We are looking for someone to execute and manage projects (leading and coaching is a bonus but the person should be able to execute on his/her own and also be able to manage projects of 1-2 team members.

Must have:

  • Consulting experience with top or mid tier consulting firms or specialized healthcare consulting firms

  • Either biology education back ground or some healthcare consulting experience

  • Local Japanese with fluent Japanese and decent English

  • Good to have:

  • Experience in health strategy consulting, experience in managing healthcare project (Pharma, biotech, medical devices, digital health, healthcare services)

  • Ideally foreign trained (so that the English is fluent)

(*Level and position title will be determined through a series of interviews and assessments)


ID: 2021-1703

External Company Name: Frost and Sullivan, Inc.

Post End Date: 6/30/2022

Is virtual work an option?: No