Responsibilities: Business analysts are accountable for improving a company’s competitiveness and performance, striving to identify new ways to control costs, increase efficiency or improve sales.
Education: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business administration is required. Employers prefer candidates with a graduate degree or specialisation in a relevant field.
Key skills/traits: For this job, the ability to influence change in an organisation is important. Also, a professional in this field should be able to use quantitative techniques to analyse data and make decisions.
Average pay per year: 12,000,000 JPY (£65,600)