Country Manager Japan for a Global Biopharmaceutical Company
1. The Brief
We met with the head of international business and the head of talent acquisition who were based in England and examined the needs of the company in the short and long term. The head of international business also set meetings with the CFO and COO and the head of productions.This enabled Morunda to have a deep insight into the company’s strategy for Japan.
The market in Japan for candidates who were experienced bilingual business leaders was mapped. The focus on the evaluation was what the candidate was to achieve within their first 14 months. It was important that the candidate had several similar achievements in their career. The greatest predictor of future performance is past results.
- Number of candidates identified – 27
- Short listed – 6
- Weeks to complete the search – 11
The client moved through the process quickly, they were able to sell and present their firm in great detail and paint a clear picture of what success for the candidate would look like.