Current Opportunities

Lean Specialist/ Senior Lean Consultant (AKIKO AUSTRALIA)


We Lean out the processes across manufacturing, supply chain and finance industries.  An excellent opportunity has arisen to deliver Lean Thinking across our client site. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience of doing this in the past. This person needs to be customer focused and can achieve the business outcomes.  We are open minded to the industry background of the candidate and hence looking for someone to complement the existing skill sets with  like-minded people.
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Utilising your Lean expertise you will:

  • Partner with the leadership team to align the Lean Improvement program with the client’s strategy
  • Facilitate workshops to chart out improvement action plan including mentoring and sustainability
  • You have a track record of driving Lean improvement initiatives.
  • Build relationships across all levels of the organisation and facilitate continuous improvement initiatives
  • Coach at a cell or value steam level,  assist in eliminating waste  improve information and material flow, reduce lead time, improve safety and deliver improvements in line with business objectives


We consider the following as mandatory requirements for this role:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree
  • Lean certification from a recognised institution
  • 5 years demonstrated Lean exposure including facilitating a minimum of ten Kaizen Events (1 ~ 5 days)
  • Application of Lean tools & techniques – A3, SDCA /PDCA, 3Mu, Standard Work, 6S, VSM, VMC, QCO, Heijunka, Box Scores to name a few
  • Led  Lean initiatives  in manufacturing and / or service industries including change management
  • Strong presentation skills including influence stakeholders across the business in redesigning their process
  • Proven methods in applying adult learning principles in the design and delivery of Lean training programs

This opportunity is for a seasoned professional who can really take the role and make it their own, the rewards and recognition will be outstanding for the right candidate.

Apply NOW!!! If you believe you can demonstrate the required skills to succeed please send us your resume in confidence to Akiko Business Consultants.


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Outbound Sales Agents – Akiko Philippines


Due to our dynamic growth in our Cebu Facility, exciting and challenging opportunities have opened to OUTBOUND SALES AGENTS who are highly motivated, committed and dependable. Not only will you be working in a fantastic and successful team that we call family, our company also offers training & support and supplies a bright and positive workplace. We are looking for experienced Outbound Sales agents that are keen to develop themselves and the company. Our office is located within Cebu Business Park giving you easy access to public transport.
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The Role


Roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to:


• Outbound Sales – warm/cold calling of existing customers, maintaining key client relationships

• Marketing of products in the telecommunication sector

• Assessing customer needs and generating sales leads

• Collecting information to identify The Best option for the client

• Thinking outside the box to offer clients alternative services




In order to be successful in this position, you will need to demonstrate the following attributes:


• Highly effective communication skills and telephone manners

• Positive and resilient nature with an ability to stay cool, calm and composed under pressure

• Call Centre or Sales experience required

• Experience with Australian clients is advantageous but not mandatory

• Enthusiasm and determination to successfully reach or even exceed targets Apply NOW!!! If you believe you can demonstrate the required skills to succeed please send us your resume in confidence to Akiko Business Consultants.

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Business Development Manager – Akiko Australia

If you are successful in business to business sales and are looking for an industry change into something genuinely consultative, then this could be right opportunity for you.


Your duties will include developing key relationships with blue chip organisations and SMEs. You will be responsible for prospect identification, business development and marketing, client presentations, negotiation and consulting.

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To be successful you must be a target-driven achiever. You should have a track record of performance both professionally and outside of work. You are a professional, with outstanding communication skills and the ability to network at a senior level. You must have an excellent work ethic and are degree qualified. An exposure or interest in finance or accounting would also stand you in good stead.


In return you will have the chance to work with one of the top performing teams in the ANZ region. You will be provided with full industry training and support. You will work for an industry leader with both local and overseas long-term career opportunities. Your base salary will be commensurate with your experience and you will be offered uncapped commission. You will have the opportunity to take ownership of your business and see the rewards for your effort.


To apply please send your resume in confidence to Akiko Business Consultants
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Senior Business Consultants – Akiko Australia

At Akiko we are constantly hiring exceptional candidates who have a burning desire to learn, grow their horizons and contribute to an ever expanding consulting firm. We are seeking Senior Business Consultants to contribute positively to Akiko. If you have CMM5 expertise or believe in the ASQ guidelines or are a SIX SIGMA expert, we will be interested in talking to you.
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If you are good at designs and managing multi-faceted business-improvement projects that demand a wide range of skills and services, have lead teams and projects and managed budgets, resources, and deliverables. If you have held full client and project management responsibility; lead multi-functional teams that help clients adapt to changing economic conditions and develop sound business and technology strategies then please forward your profile to Akiko Business Consultants and we will get in touch with you at the earliest.


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