ISFnet is a rapidly expanding international IT company with over 3000 staff across Japan and Asia. To meet our growing demand for skilled and experienced managers, we are implementing a fast-track management training program aimed at highly-focused and ambitious graduates.
The President’s Training Program is in its 2nd year and is open to people interested in business leadership and advancing quickly through the company. The selected candidate will be given the opportunity to become a permanent staff (performance based) after the one year program is over. We are currently offering one place.
To develop and hone the trainee’s management skills
To immerse the trainee in ISFnet’s management and corporate culture
To teach the trainee the central philosophy and values that drive ISFnet
To nurture and develop ISFnet's future top-level managers
To help nurture and develop an entrepreneurial spirit
Details of Program
Conducting research, developing and initiating projects aimed at business improvement and development
Facilitating management of proposed projects
Managing and ensuring completion of current & on-going projects
Researching and creating opportunities for the company to improve its CSR endeavours
Managing the company’s social media presence
Studying the company’s core philosophy and values
Developing Japanese language skills
Excellent written and spoken English
At least a Bachelor level degree (preferably a Business-related Degree)
Interest in business leadership and good leadership skills
Should be ambitious, innovative and possess an analytical mind
A high level of computer and internet literacy
Experience writing, editing & proofreading articles, presentations and speeches
Experience in social media management
An interest in social enterprise, community work and improving society
An interest in Japan and Japanese culture, and experience in successfully adapting to cross-cultural situations
A commitment to learning the Japanese language (training provided)
Open to: People ages 20 - 30, of any nationality
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (obtained before November 2014)
Language skills: Native-level English (spoken, written), Japanese skills not required (training will be provided)
Work Location: Tokyo (Trainee is expected to relocate to Tokyo for the entire duration of the program)
Program Period: November 2014 - November 2015 (Candidate is expected to be able to start work in Tokyo by the first week of November)
176,000 yen per month (probation period - 3 months) -- approximately 150,000 yen after tax
200,000 yen per month (after probation) -- approximately 170,000 yen after tax
Transportation allowance: Cost of a commuter pass from applicant's home to head office
Air-fare (for candidates living overseas): One-way ticket to Japan (reimbursement after arrival).
Accommodation: Applicant will be allowed to stay at the company's dormitory at 36,000 yen per month for the entire duration of the program
A. Fill in the personal details form > B. Submision cover letter/CV > C. Submision of proposal > D. 1st interview > E. 2nd Interview (President) > F. Offer > G. Start work
A. Fill in personal details form
Please click on the link below and fill in the form. You are required to answer all the questions.
Link to Personal Details form
B. Submission of cover letter and CV
After completing the form in Step A above, please email your cover letter and CV to tango.stephanie(at)isfnet.com by 15th August 2014. Only selected candidates will be contacted.
C. Submission of proposal
Selected candidates will be required to submit a short one page proposal on a new project they would like to implement in our company. This will be based on information provided to candidates.
D. 1st interview
The first interview will be held over Skype (if the applicant is overseas) or at our head office (if the applicant is in Tokyo).
E. 2nd Interview (President)
The second interview will be held with ISFnet’s CEO, Yukiyoshi Watanabe.
After the second interview, an offer will be made to the selected candidate.
G. Start work
The selected candidate is expected to start work from the first week of November 2014.
Should you have any questions, please leave a comment on this post, or email tango.stephanie(at)isfnet.com.