Consultant and Business Development Officer - PADECO | Japan

Position: Consultant and Business Development Officer

PADECO Co., Ltd of Japan is seeking a full-time permanent staff for both Business Development and Consulting Assignments to work in our Tokyo, Japan Office. The candidate should be a specialist in sector(s) related to transport, environment, climate change, energy.

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Our Business

PADECO is an international development consulting company with headquarters in Tokyo. It is one of the leading internationally recognized consulting firms in Japan with a multi-national staff in offices throughout the world. We employ specialists in a diversity of fields including: engineering and project management in highways, ports, railways, water, and others, economics, climate change, transport, urban and regional planning, education, finance, social development, policy analysis, law, systems analysis, tourism, environment, institutional development, governance, information technology, project management, and other key sectors.

We have a wide client base in developed and developing countries focused on national and local governments as well as international and bilateral development agencies. For more information, see our website ( )

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Assist and lead in proposal development activities including technical writing and team-building, mainly for projects under international development agencies;
  • Engage in business development activities including networking and building relationships with partners and clients, and gathering business intelligence;
  • Lead in management, coordination, back-stopping of projects in all sectors undertaken by PADECO;
  • Maintain budget control over on-going projects;
  • Join consultant teams for projects in various countries

Qualifications and Attributes

  • Bachelors Degree in relevant subject; Masters degree an advantage; 
  • Three to ten years work experience with some related to developing countries;
  • Experience with international development agencies, such as ADB, WB, EU is preferred; 
  • High level of report writing and technical skill is essential;
  • Strong business acumen desirable; 
  • Second language (Spanish, French, Japanese) an advantage, but not essential
Application Process
Please send your CV and Cover Letter for the attention of Mr. Chris Rose at . Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Interviews may be conducted in UK.