WHAT IS A COUNTRY MANAGER ?
The primary role of a Country Manager is to oversee the operations of a company’s affiliate in a particular country or region. Country Managers oversee logistics, develop new businesses. They are responsible for managing overall operations, recruiting staff and controlling budgets. Country Managers also develop and submit weekly, monthly or quarterly performance and progress reports to company headquarters.
Develop Operational Plans
Implement Brand Strategies
Generate Progress Reports
Recruit and Train Staff
HOW TO ENTER AN INTERNATIONAL MARKET
STEP 1. Find local partners
( Launching Stage)
Before fully committing to expand your business in Japan, it is a strategically good decision to collect some local insights by remotely running some marketing & sales in Japan.
Hire a Japanese agent, or local marketing firm such as ForeignConnect to first test and operate your business in the new market.
STEP 2. Hire a country manager
( Expanding Stage)
When you know what to expect and your goals in the Japanese market, now is the time to hire a Japanese country manager to establish your in-house operation.
ForeignConnect will help you from the start to the end of the process of launching a business in the Japanese market to expanding the business in Japan.
DEVELOP OPERATIONAL PLANS
We develop plans for company growth and improvement of sales.
IMPLEMENT BRAND STRATEGY
We will build a company’s brand in Japan or a specific region in Japan.
GENERATE PROGRESS REPORTS
We will assess company progress, sales and marketing successes and compile reports to submit to superiors in corporate headquarters.
RECRUITS & TRAIN STAFF
We oversee the hiring and training of staff in Japanese operations.