Ski Operations Director

We are working with a large ski resort in the North of Japan that are looking for a new Ski Operations Director, on a permanent basis. The Ski Operations Director is responsible for directing the business, with the main objective being to provide maximum profit and return on invested capital.

It is essential that the successful candidate will have a broad base knowledge in the ski industry and have a proven track record in managing a successful international ski resort.

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience managing ski operations at major ski destinations.
  • Proved track record of leading and managing an international ski resort to success.
  • Experience in long term strategic planning of ski resorts.
  • Show proactiveness and ability to demonstrate strong business and financial acumen.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To lead and manage the business to achieve the goals as set by the Board of Directors and the parent company.
  • To oversee the day-to-day operation and manage the ski business related team to ensure the provision of high quality of products, services and safety for customers.
  • To develop and maintain good relationships with counterparties including but not limited to vendors, government officials, the owners of the land and projects in the region, the community and associated companies of the parent company.
  • To ensure the compliance of the legal and statutory requirements locally as well as the corporate policies and procedures of the parent company; To ensure staff members from different nationalities remain integrated, motivated and supported of each other and work towards the KPIs as set by the management.

Our client are able to offer a relocation package and will offer support with identifying a place to live, if relocation is necessary.

To apply - Please send an updated CV, along with your salary expectations and availability to

Reference VAC-3019

Salary Competitive

Location Japan

Contract Type Permanent

Closing Date Jul 31, 2024

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