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Pan European Business Planning Assistant
Sharp Electronics Europe Ltd
Stockley Park Office (Heathrow)
 
JO-2003-1160
Permanent / Full Time

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Business Planning Assistant – Japanese speaking
 
We are looking for a Business Planning Assistant with fluent English and Japanese language skills to join the Sharp Information Systems Europe (SISE) team

You will provide proactive and professional administrative support to pan-European business management and workflow including budget planning, various monthly reporting, coordination of Pan-European meetings and events, and administration support to management

Key Responsibilities:
  • Collecting sales forecasts and results from local countries, including data input and maintenance
  • Gathering SAP data and comparing sales forecasts and result reports at the beginning, middle and end of every month towards the final monthly result
  • Collecting and summarising sales budget information by category & channel including format maintenance
  • Coordinating pan-European meetings and events, dinners, conference calls, agendas, visitor travel/accommodation, presentations, arranging awards and following up to ensure necessary actions are completed.
  • Managing the travel authorisation process, assisting with cost management and identifying improvements
  • Carrying out various administrative duties for the department such as: data input, filing, record maintenance, room bookings, travel & hotel bookings
  • Completing project work as requested
  • Deputising for PA to senior executive managements as required
Experience/Qualifications
  • Broad Administrative Support/Secretarial experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Written and spoken Japanese is essential
  • Event management experience is helpful
  • Supervisory experience desirable
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, with advanced skills in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, use of databases and the internet
  • Willing to work flexible hours at the beginning and end of the month

Behaviours
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Highly professional presentation
  • Strong problem solving, decision-making, analytical, and organisational skills
  • Ability to manage expectations of executives, while multi-tasking with a “can do” attitude
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive approach to all aspects of the role – a “forward thinker”
  • Ability to master new concepts, techniques, and tools quickly 
  • Ability to prepare effective written communications with little guidance
  • Able to maintain stable performance and daily workflow management under pressure
  • The ability to adapt to ever changing demands within diverse environments
  • Acts consistently in line with organisational values


About Sharp Electronics Europe
 
At Sharp Electronics Europe, the European subsidiary of Japan’s Sharp Corporation - a company known worldwide for its ground-breaking electronic products and solutions – our mission is to develop innovative products that support individual expression. Creating life-enhancing experiences that let you Be Original. 
 
Sharp business products boost your productivity and reduce costs. With a comprehensive portfolio of award-winning document management and display solutions, Sharp helps businesses to create, manage, visualise and share information. From MFPs to document management solutions, video walls to interactive flat panel displays, Sharp’s expanding range of workplace technologies and services are designed to support new ways of working, whether it’s for your home or organisation, we provide the solutions you’re looking for.
 
Sharp is a leading specialist in solar energy solutions, with over 55 years’ experience in creating safe, efficient, sustainable energy. Our products help businesses and homeowners take control of their electricity costs and reduce their environmental impact.
 
We are dedicated to improving people's lives through the use of advanced technology and a commitment to innovation, quality, value, and design. We invite you to find out more about us at www.sharp.eu
 
How to Apply:
To apply now, click on “Apply Online”. All candidate applications are reviewed in accordance with the criteria outlined for the job role.

 

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