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Open Innovation Research Analyst (with Japanese)

Ideally based in Oxford or London (but remote possible)


To support our innovation consulting work for Japanese clients, we are seeking a full-time Innovation Research Analyst.

You will ideally based near our UK head offices in Oxford, but London-based candidates and remote locations will also be considered.

You should have a university degree, worked in or with Japan and speak intermediate-to-advanced Japanese. Priority will be given to candidates with experience and/or strong interest in technology, including information technology, and with creative and/or copywriting skills.

Open Innovation Research Analyst (with Japanese)

The Job

To support our innovation and corporate consulting work for Japanese clients. You will work alongside project teams tasked with delivering projects for these clients.


Together with your managers and other colleagues, you will:

  • Undertake research and ‘technology scouting’ for our Japanese corporate clients 
  • Compile regular reports (in English) for submission to our clients
  • Work with clients to help them engage and collaborate with potential technology partners
  • Prepare schedules for and accompany Japanese clients on visits to Europe 
  • Generate and produce interesting and relevant marketing content
  • Other general project delivery and marketing-related tasks


  • University degree in any subject
  • Fluent English speaker with excellent writing (and preferably creative) skills
  • Experience of working in Japan or with Japanese companies and with intermediate-to-advanced Japanese language skills (minimum JLPT N3) 
  • Experience or interest in business, marketing, Japan/Asia and technology/innovation
  • Right to live and work in the UK

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Terms, including salary, will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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