Business Liaison Manager F/H

Reference 2023-13723

Non fixed term




de 50 à 70 K€

Your missions

  • Job position: CERCA Business Liaison Manager in Japan
  • Employer: Framatome Japan KK
  • Location: Tokyo, Akasaka (regular trips within Japan and to France
  • Job availability: From Dec 2023
  • Contract: Local contract, permanent position

Description of the tasks:

– Daily local interface with the customers (regular customers visits, customers intimacy at different level (operations, contract department))

– Support to visits of CERCA staff to Japan (2 to 3 per year)

– Joins and provides support during visits of customers to CERCA in France (Lyon, Paris, Romans-sur-Isère (~4 per year)

– Translation of documents (English <-> Japanese)

–  Arrangement for Export Control

– Arrangement of shipments, in contractual relationship with a transporter

– Arrangement of custom clearance

– Gathering information on local market


– Customers teams in Japan : JAEA; Kyoto University (Kumatori site), Kindai University…

– CERCA staff in France (Lyon; Romans)

– Other partners in Japan (transportation companies, …) and abroad (US-DOE, Argonne National Lab.)

– Framatome Japan KK staff

– Administrations: MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology), …

You are

Project Management:

  • Management of schedule, budget, interfaces, reporting
  • Experience in logistics / transportation is a plus
  • Nuclear background is a plus

Note: a deep technical knowledge of the CERCA nuclear fuel is not necessary for the position; in any case Framatome provides the necessary trainings to acquire the required basic knowledge on the nuclear fuel.


  • Ability to work at the interface of French and Japanese teams
  • Ability to adapt to evolving conditions associated to industrial projects.
  • Excellent relationship skills to liaise efficiently (face to face meetings, phone, emails, …) with suppliers’ teams, Framatome’s teams (mostly but not exclusively in France) and administrations.
  • Team spirit to work in a collaborative way within Framatome (sharepoints, shared OneNote files…)
  • Reactivity to cope with potential acceleration phases in the project, requiring fast actions.
  • Autonomy within the defined scope of responsibility.
  • Respect of the values of Framatome, among which passion and enthusiasm to contribute to a carbon-free world.


  • Fluent in Japanese (read / write / speak)
  • Fluent in English (read / write / speak)
  • Ability to communicate with teams in French is a clear plus

Additional information

Specialization: K3 - Customer relation ship

Level of education (all) Master

Place: Japan, Asia, TOKYO

Travel: Frequent

Employment level: Engineer & Executive