4. Project Manager
Responsibilities: Project managers lead the development and implementation of a time-limited, specific business initiative. This could be the launch of a new product, development of a new app, or the implementation of an online banking system for a financial institution, etc.
Education: You will need a degree, preferably in a topic relevant to the industry you wish to move into. There are also industry-recognised qualifications offered by some professional bodies, such as the Association of Project Management, which could be beneficial to your advancement.
Key skills/traits: This position calls for individuals with exceptional analytical, numeracy, organisational, and diplomacy skills as well as commercial awareness.
Average pay per year: 11,250,000 JPY (£61,500)