Are you excited about helping to shape the future of Thomson Reuters in Japan? Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading provider of news and information-based tools to professionals. Japan is a key growth market for Thomson Reuters and we are seeking a high energy team player with a self-starter mindset to help grow the Japan business. As a Strategic Market Development Director, you will be responsible for driving strategic partnerships and leading M&A opportunities in Japan. This is a high impact role that reports directly into the Japan Country lead with a dotted line into the regional Strategy lead. You will work with cross-functional teams in Japan and across the globe, in an entrepreneurial environment. This is an individual contributor role with opportunities to grow your career in Japan and globally. About the Role In this opportunity as Strategic Market Development Director, you will: Build strategic partnerships and M&A pipeline including identifying/screening potential partners and engaging with them Drive outcomes for strategic partnerships Engage with potential M&A targets and support execution of M&A Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess capabilities and fit of partners and M&A targets Develop external network and engage with key market players Strategic market analysis: provide deep market insights on strategic topics, provide competitive assessment and develop recommendations for key growth opportunities About You You’re a fit for the role of the Strategic Market Development Director if your background includes: Minimum of 5-10 years of work experience in a consulting or corporate development function at a leading management consulting firm or multinational organization Native Japanese speaker and business proficiency in English Strong network and/or experience in the technology space with a focus on Legal Technology or Enterprise technology (Tax, Trade/Supply chain) Ability to engage with C-level executives Strong presentation skills, verbal and written High level of proficiency using Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and Word Comfort working in a matrixed environment with global colleagues Ability to prioritize key opportunities and influence stakeholders to drive outcomes What’s in it For You? You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through: Hybrid Work Model: Currently the majority of our employees are working within a hybrid environment consisting of in-office and remote work, and following local COVID-19 bylaws and guidelines. 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Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world. #LI-DL2 Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing. 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