Octavia Executive Search is a human resource agency specialized in Headhunting search-type that has the strength to recruit important leaders for business such as the executives, senior and middle management.
We will find the truly best candidates that will never appear in the job market with high performance and retention rate suitable for your companies highest standards.


Our expertise fields

  • Recruiting Executives
  • Recruiting middle managements of foreign companies
  • Searching candidates who can hit the ground running for overseas expansion of Japanese companies
  • Recruitment with niche experience and skills

Our results

  • Multinational chemical manufacturer Country Manager
  • IT/SaaS Company Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Multinational FMCG Company  Global Business Strategy Division General Manager
  • Japanese Trading Company Executive Officer / Head of Division

and many more…

Have you asked hundreds of Recruitment consultants, but can’t meet the best candidates….?

  • Unsuitable candidates are introduced…
  • Are told by other recruiters your requirements are too ambitious or high…?
  • Several months have passed and still no progress…
  • Paid a lot of initial fees, but can’t meet the best candidate?
  • Noticed a mismatching candidate after they joined the company just in order to meet quotas?

Worry No More!

Octavia Executive Search uses our own unique research skills to find the best candidates you seek from Japan and around the world, even if the candidates themselves don’t know yet.

The services we offer are different from those of many recruitment agencies.
More than 80% of recruitment agencies in Japan search and introduce candidates from the registration database which is registered only by the people who are actively willing to change jobs.
On the other hand, we will find the perfect match for your project using a custom made approach tailored to each candidate at the top-level of excellency using our own industry networks and methods.

In such a case, please feel free to contact us. We will find the best candidates together as a partner

Speciality strengths of Octavia Executive Search

Able to acquire high performance candidates that will never appear in the job market

Deep knowledge of the industry and recruitment market in Japan

After consulting about business and organizational issues by the consultants, we plan a strategy to approach the perfect candidate, accurately based on many years of market data.

Find the best candidates from all over Japan

Precise research by leading researchers

We use our own industry networks and methods to reach the best candidates from all over the world, even if they’re not actively looking. We can also handle confidential projects such as approaching competitors.

Improvement of performance and retention rate after a successful hire

Highly accurate matching of candidates

In addition to the experience and achievements of the candidate, we will consider various factors such as their intention, personality, corporate culture, and compatibility with colleagues.

Executive Search

This method is suitable for recruitment of executives.

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Project Search

This method is suitable for recruitment of middle managements and professionals with niche skills and experience.

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Database type Search

This method is suitable for urgent recruitment such as filling vacancies / replacements.
We will introduce candidates based on best matches from our database.

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We have a strong track record in a wide range of fields with a focus in the Manufacturing Industry


  • Foods / Beverages

  • Cosmetics

  • Agricultural Chemicals

  • Factory Automation

  • Maritime Transport

  • Electrical Equipment

  • Physical Analytics

  • Data Center

  • Automotive

  • Chemicals

  • Biotechnology

  • Oil / Gas

  • EPC

  • Water Treatment

  • Electrical Power Generation

  • Renewable Energy

  • Process Automation

  • IoT/industory4.0


  • IT Solution for manufacturing industry

  • Process Simulation


  • CEO / Executive Officer

  • General Manager

  • Sales

  • Sales Engineer / Technician

  • Marketing

  • R&D

  • Factory Manager

  • Quality Assurance

  • Supply Chain

  • Engineer

  • Legal / Compliance and Risk

  • Finance

  • Human Resources

  • Corporate Communication

  • Back Office

  • Presales

  • Inside Sales

  • Customer Success

  • Consultant

  • DX

Consulting Team

The quality of consulting is proportional to experience!
Consultants with over 15 years of experience will help you lead your business to success.

Yukie Araki

President & Representative Director / Consultant

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Takako Kasama


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Hanako Okada


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Company Name
Octavia Executive Search Co., Ltd.
A,RE,A Shinagawa 13th floor, 1-9-36 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0075
Approximately 5 minutes’ walk from JR Shinagawa Station Konan Exit
April 6, 2020
President & Representative Director
Yukie Araki
License number
13 – ユ – 312616 (Japan, Singapore)


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