Analyst/Manager, Japan


Access Partnerships seeks an intellectually curious and articulate Analyst/Manager to focus on Japan within our Asia team (exceptional and more senior candidates in Singapore and Japan may also apply). We support our clients’ business and public policy interests on the cutting edge of technology decision-making worldwide. Given the fast pace, constant evolution, and high-profile political focus on technology policy, we seek dynamic, flexible, intelligent individuals ready to address new challenges.

The Asia Team

We support clients from a wide range of sectors, including cloud, hardware, telecoms, space and satellite, aeronautical, healthcare, and financial services. We advocate for client objectives and advise on regulatory and policy developments and market entry by engaging with international stakeholders in Asia

What you can expect to be doing

  •  Conduct research and produce analysis for Japan and other parts of Asia across a range of national-level and regional policy topics, political trends, processes, and regulations across all information and communications technology (ICT) policy areas.
  • Build and maintain a network of government and industry contacts in Japan and other key markets; collaborate with stakeholders on positions in intergovernmental processes.
  • Provide support for recurring client deliverables through tracking and documenting policy developments across Japan and other markets.
  • Attend and represent industry interests at meetings; gather commercial and policy intelligence; possible travel within Japan and around the Asia region.
  • Develop public policy positions, advocacy strategies, and talking points based on commercial interests.
  • Provide advisory on the media landscape in Japan and other parts of Asia, and support policy communications work for Access Partnership and clients.
  • Help drive business strategies and execute on Asia-Pacific-related customer deliverables.
  • Meet or exceed business development targets by identifying and securing new clients; provide a professional face for the firm through writing and speaking engagements.
  • Provide administrative support, in particular, meeting and event planning for Japan and elsewhere.
  • Conduct managerial tasks as needed.

What you will bring

  •  Bachelor’s degree in related area and 3-5 years of experience. Graduate degree preferred.
  • A genuine interest in technology policy, international trade, market trends, and media landscape.
  • Demonstrated research abilities and exceptional writing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an aptitude for engaging and communicate confidently at all levels
  • Technology literacy – at least intermediate level proficiency in Microsoft Office and other publishing platforms. Graphic design or data visualisation skills are a plus.
  • Well organized, highly motivated, able to grasp new concepts quickly, and proactive in finding ways to get things done and meet professional goals.
  • Flexibility to handle multiple requests, sometimes changing priority mid-stream.
  • Native or near-native fluency in Japanese to liaise with clients and stakeholders in the region.
  • Previous Japanese consulting and/or broad technology with connectivity, spectrum, and data policy (privacy, cybersecurity, trade, etc.) or prior Japanese government experience would be an asset.


This is an opportunity to join an established and rapidly growing consultancy. The base salary is competitive within the industry. The role is based in Singapore or we may consider in-country candidates for a remote contractor role. For a contractor role, remuneration will be based on a daily rate.

About Us

Access Partnership is the world’s leading tech policy consultancy. We enable consumer access to technology and lead countries to Fair Tech. To do this, we create the environment that allows governments to adopt technologies effectively and responsibly by analysing global trends for the risks and opportunities they create for technology businesses and users of technology, identifying strategies to mitigate those risks and driving opportunities to our clients’ advantage. Our firm uniquely mixes public policy and engineering competencies to achieve our goals. We have offices in London, Brussels, Singapore, Washington, Abu Dhabi, and Johannesburg—and are growing.

What We Offer

Our diverse international client base of technology giants and start-ups will provide the opportunity to work on multiple international projects on behalf of some of the industry’s leading companies. Our firm boasts a collaborative working environment, social events and a robust support system. We are committed to providing training and professional development for all colleagues.


  • Competitive salary
  • 31-day holiday allowance (incl bank holidays)
  • Group Life Assurance & Medical Insurance 
  • Personal Learning and Development allowance
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Temporarily remote

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089109 Singapore Directions +65 9145 6137     

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