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マイク・ポラード

シニアアカウントマネージャー

Sectors:

ソフトウェア, ウェブサービス&ゲーム, ネットワーク&テレコム

Mike's passion has always been the blend of communication, technology, and business; starting his career in one of the largest Internet service providers while still a university student.

While pursuing a business degree and a minor in Japanese, Mike utilized and became passionate about many types of technologies including enterprise software,  networking, and communications technologies. 

While always having the dream of living abroad, it was clear to him that his understanding of technology, business needs, and Japanese culture would be best utilized as a technology recruitment consultant in Tokyo.

The marriage of technology and business continue to capture Mike’s imagination after graduating and moving to Japan where he helps top-tier companies find talented people who love to accomplish goals. 

Mike has enjoyed success at Vision Consulting Services by his understanding of the Tokyo business climate and developing a network of top talent who share the same interest in success. 

Latest Jobs

  • Key Account Manager for an Innovative Security Company

    Do you want to help the biggest enterprise companies in the world protect and govern their most sensitive business data? Would you like to work for a fast growing company that is leading the security industry in providing protection against targeted threats? If so, our client is looking to add a self-starting, highly motivated Key Account Manager who can hunt and penetrate new accounts. This individual must be highly motivated, with a proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales goals and will help current and future customers find solutions that will solve one of their biggest business challenges, data security and governance. The role will demand interaction with large scale enterprises at the C-level, as well as with technical staff within the security and IT organizations. This individual will also work well with their team of sales engineers, as well as with partners and leverage the power of corporate resources within their account...

    Job Type:
    正社員
    Location:
    Tokyo
    Salary:
    12 - 20 Million Yen Annually
    Job Ref:
    589471
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  • Networking Products Support Manager

    Are you: 1) an awesome Networking Industry Professional 2) who likes to provide superior support experiences for your customers? Yes? Well, I would love to to talk with you about my client, a leader in their area of networking Apply here or contact me, Mike Pollard directly at mike@visionconsulting.jp Lead a team of GTS support engineers to manage Japan-specific customer requirements to start with and may add other geographies Establish & monitor team performance expectations through annual HR process, providing regular feedback & coaching as necessary Assist engineers to develop in their support role and progress towards future career objectives Performs other people management related obligations and duties, such as disciplinary, performance management, hire and termination. Ensuring team is equipped to manage workload through staffing, process efficiencies and on-call schedule as appropriate for given function Manage / coordinate / define o...

    Job Type:
    正社員
    Location:
    Tokyo
    Salary:
    9 - 14 Million Yen Annually
    Job Ref:
    756158
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  • Key Account Manager - European Consumer Electronics Mfg.

    Our clients' products are extremely popular worldwide among active lifestyle consumers, and Can be found in many retail store in Japan. We are looking for someone to plan and execute sales strategies to specific account as well as manage partners and distributors, growing the overall retail business in Japan. RESPONSIBILITIES: - Understand and capitalize on opportunities to grow the Japan business by both expanding and enhancing existing partnership. - Ability to strategize the growth of the online business; implement price and product strategies & execute an appropriate online channel strategy to optimize sales growth. - Actively work with Marketing and internal departments to actively grow market presence. - Ability to manage overall market price structure. - Drive demand generation and campaign programs for products and align the strategy with both online & offline retail as well. - Work with key account buyers to negotiate and define the e...

    Job Type:
    正社員
    Location:
    Tokyo
    Salary:
    7 - 11 Million Yen Annually
    Job Ref:
    673412
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  • Security (IT) Consultant at Global company

    Do you want to work in a diverse, international environment and provide high quality technical security services such as application security assessments, penetration testing, forensics or cryptanalysis? My client can offer an environment filled with like-minded people. As part of the Cyber Security Services team you will be working with some of the best technical security people in the world with a wide variety of passions and skills. Our client has been working years to acquire and retain highly skilled individuals – people who have left the team have later returned after a brief stint elsewhere. If you want to work in a great environment and like helping people to secure their systems and challenge conventional wisdom, our client has a position for you. [Introduction] [Responsibilities] Be great at what you do. In practice, perform high-end security testing, including penetration testing, vulnerability assessments and configuration reviews ...

    Job Type:
    正社員
    Location:
    Tokyo
    Salary:
    7 - 15 Million Yen Annually
    Job Ref:
    752140
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  • Bigdata / IoT Consultant for Telecommunications

    Do you have consultative abilities with a background in scripting languages like Python or R for use handling large data sets, or "big data?" Our client with telecommunications-focused solutions is looking for someone with your abilities, as well the opportunity to explore tech like machine learning Job Summary Responsible for analyzing, designing, developing & delivering commercially viable end-to-end technical services and solutions for the customers. Responsible for profitable business by discovering and translating customer needs, & technology opportunities into detailed technical offering, solutions & service proposals. Responsibilities & Tasks Scope, define & design solution and service offerings; driving end-to-end technical solutions Analyze customer technology, define business requirements & participate in risk analysis Work with core team on list of potential activities & solutions Develop technical presentations & proposals, perform...

    Job Type:
    正社員
    Location:
    Tokyo
    Salary:
    9 - 17 Million Yen Annually
    Job Ref:
    742471
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  • プロジェクトマネージャー / Project Manager (Wireless)

    Our client is a provider of advanced telecommunications systems, mobile devices, and enterprise technology solutions to consumers, carriers, companies and public sector customers. They are looking for a Project Manager to join their team in Tokyo and reporting to the Head of Engineering / Service Operations. 移動体無線基地局工事にかかわる新規プロジェクトが多く発生しており、プロジェクトを円滑に動かせる調整役が必要なため. Job Duties: Having communication with customers. Internal coordination. Coordination with subcontractors. 顧客との各種調整 社内調整 協力会社調整 Required Skills 5 years job experiences in the field of mobile telecommunication equipments 3 years job experiences of project management in telecom network/relatives Business English (TOEIC 750) Valid Working Visa for Japan required 5年以上の移動体無線基地局工事経験 3年以上の通信ネットワーク関連のプロジェクトマネジメント経験 ビジネスレベルの英語力(TOEIC750点程度)

    Job Type:
    正社員
    Location:
    Tokyo
    Salary:
    9 - 12 Millon Yen Annually
    Job Ref:
    641511
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  • エリアプロジェクトマネージャー / Area Project Manager

    Our client is a provider of advanced telecommunications systems, mobile devices, and enterprise technology solutions to consumers, carriers, companies and public sector customers. They are looking for a Area Project Manager to join their team in Tokyo and reporting to the Head of Engineering / Service Operations. Job Duties: Progress management Safety and quality management of construction Having communication with customers. Internal coordination. Coordination with subcontractors. 工事進捗管理 工事安全品質管理 顧客との各種調整 社内調整 協力会社調整 Required Skills 3 years job-experiences of the field of mobile telecommunication equipment 2 years job-experiences of on-site project management Valid Working Visa for Japan required 3年以上の移動体無線基地局工事経験 2年以上のオンサイトプロジェクトマネジメントの経験

    Job Type:
    正社員
    Location:
    Tokyo
    Salary:
    8 - 10 Million Yen Annually
    Job Ref:
    641515
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  • 有線技術部門マネージャー / Wired Technical Division Manager

    Our client is a provider of advanced telecommunications systems, mobile devices, and enterprise technology solutions to consumers, carriers, companies and public sector customers. They are looking for a Wired Technical Division Manager to join their team in Tokyo and reporting to the General Manager of After-Sales. Main Job Duties: Technical Management of 3G Radio Core, Fixed Wired, Service Gateway, etc. Manages the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of Division Negotiate and coordinate Technical Issue with Customer counterpart Negotiate and coordinate Technical Issue with Head Quarter Planning of project resources Coaching project members Reporting of Division progress Ensuring Company goals システム展開時の技術サポート、及び保守技術サポート技術部門の管理、及び技術問題の調整・解決 技術問題に関する顧客対応 本社との技術問題調整・解決 新規ビジネス開拓に伴う 3Gコアシステム、固定ネットワーク、システム・ゲートウェイなどの技術サポート及び保守技術部門の新設に伴う Required Skills 10 years’ experience in Telecommunication industry 5 years’ experience as Technical Manageme...

    Job Type:
    正社員
    Location:
    Tokyo
    Salary:
    12 - 17 Millon Yen Annually
    Job Ref:
    641510
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  • Integration and Support Engineer (Customer Network)

    Integration and Support Engineer Job Summary: Our client is now looking for an Integration and Support Engineer that will provide technical service and support to their service provider customers. In this role, you will troubleshoot and resolve problems to stabilize and optimize customer networks. You will configure and integrate different nodes and solutions in new and live customer networks. The Integration and Support Engineer interacts with customer technical staff, operation managers, service engineers and other groups within the delivery organization. You may also interact with groups in sales, R&D, 3rd party suppliers and local government agencies. As there are no distinct borders between the areas, you will need to be flexible and master more than one area. You are expected to be able to travel internationally and work in different cultural environments. The technical development is rapid and you will need to continuously keep your com...

    Job Type:
    正社員
    Location:
    Tokyo
    Salary:
    5 - 10 Million Yen Annually
    Job Ref:
    6762832
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  • Network Services Solution Engineer

    As a Services Solutions Engineer you will be play a key role in the development, testing, and final system integration and customization of telecommunications-focused solutions. You will be working closely with the customers' operations and development teams. Provide solution/technology/product consulting, technical, and sales support for the account. This position will be located in Tokyo, Japan. The Job Work with Customer to develop new signature, customize deployed signatures, create new measurements, add new use-cases Working with Customer design team to perform integration and functionality testing of new products and solutions in customer Lab Recommend configuration changes and assist with implementations Complete or coordinate maintenance window activities Proactive Signatures audit and optimization initiatives Work within customers change management and maintenance window guidelines Product inventory management Maintain documentation f...

    Job Type:
    正社員
    Location:
    Tokyo
    Salary:
    9 - 14 Million Yen Annually
    Job Ref:
    456247
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  • テクニカルアカウントマネージャー / Technical Account Manager

    Technical Account Managers are key to servicing our enterprise customers and partners. The role serves as escalation point for our Enterprise class customers and partners within Support & Technical Services. A Technical Account Manager must be a self-motivating and self-managing person who can learn complex technologies quickly. You will be accountable for providing an outstanding technical support experience to our customers. From problem qualification to full resolution, you will own and manage your cases over the phone, email and Web. Your duties will include acting as the primary point of contact for all support issues, providing technical expertise (either on your own or by involving your colleagues) through excellent written and verbal communication. Each day you will have to make judgment calls regarding your ticket queue, prioritizing it to maximize your effectiveness while setting aside time to learn about our new products and technol...

    Job Type:
    正社員
    Location:
    Tokyo
    Salary:
    8 - 12 Million Yen Annually
    Job Ref:
    MP1235
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  • Service Account Manager

    Looking for a Service Delivery Manager who will be responsible for ensuring the proper delivery of customer support services. In this role, you will be responsible for the financial and commercial performance of delivered customer support services by one of the top ICT companies in the world. You will also ensure that agreed margins are achieved whilst delivering Service Level Agreement fulfillment and customer happiness. The role also includes leading the customer network support engineers’ team and working closely with the competence centers, global support, and product line maintenance teams. Job Responsibilities: · Work closely with and secure customer contract fulfillment · Collaborate and maintain relationships · Distribute information to internal partners and call out delivery Issues · You will stay up to date with financial data · Identify new business opportunities Required Skills · Fluent Japanese and Business level English is a MUST...

    Job Type:
    正社員
    Location:
    Tokyo
    Salary:
    8 - 13 Million Yen Annually
    Job Ref:
    720798
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  • Dedicated Support Engineer for TV & Media Streaming Platform

    The primary responsibility of this position is to open, drive to resolution, follow up and report on technical issues for customers, mainly in post-sales. This includes all the activities related to customer support and the coordination of this support activity. The Support Engineer typically interacts with customer technical staff, operation managers, service engineers and other groups within the Service Delivery organization. You may also interact with groups in sales, R&D, 3rd party suppliers and local authorities. As there are no distinct borders between the areas, you will need to be flexible and master more than one area. The technical development is rapid and you are responsible for continuously keeping your competence and skills up to date. Working as a support engineer will require a broad knowledge with TV middleware experience or at least E2E TV experience, covering both hardware, software and network knowledge. You will work, colla...

    Job Type:
    正社員
    Location:
    Tokyo
    Salary:
    6.5 - 13 Million Yen Annually
    Job Ref:
    693362
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