Head of IT

Location Tokyo
Discipline Information Technology
Job type Permanent
Salary Based on experience
Reference 34365


A global biotechnology company headquartered in California with a mission is to help conquer cancer with proprietary tests and advanced analytics. 


You will report directly to the General Manager in Japan and set the technology vision and strategy for the company. Strong leadership skills, strategic agility, and depth of knowledge in data infrastructure, security, and information systems will be essential for success.


  • 15 years of experience serving in IT management leadership roles of increasing scope and responsibility

  • Experience as a high impact member of an executive leadership team driving growth and performance of a company

  • Demonstrated success building and leading a high performance technology organization

  • Proven experience serving as a business process transformation leader

  • Provides strategic direction and oversight for the design, development, acquisition, operation and support of IT systems and programs

  • Develop and control IT operating and capital expenditure budgets to ensure that they are consistent with overall strategic objectives

  • Build a strong professional culture – improve rigor, process discipline, measurement and accountability in order to support a high-growth business

  • A hands-on leader who possesses intellectual curiosity and the skills to consistently exceed expectations

  • Experience working in healthcare or precision lab equipment environments preferred

  • Fluent Japanese and English



Contact Geoff Chen at geoff.chen@cornerstone.jp or 050-1752-4412