Quality Assurance Manager / Leader

Job Type
7,000,000 JPY - 9,000,000 JPY per year (negotiable based on experience)
Japanese Level
High Intermediate (JLPT Level 2)
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


One of the global E-commerce companies is looking for a QA Manager.



‐ Responsible for leading and managing QA engineers and specialists

‐ Engaged in line management roles including hiring, performance evaluation, goal settings, regular 1:1, budgeting, vendor management and resource planning of the assigned Group

‐ Identify Kaizen (improvement) areas for the team and across other teams/functions. Drive Kaizen culture within the team.

‐ Maintain a high performance culture and improve KPIs for bottom performers through standardizing processes and coaching

‐ Responsible for reviewing overall QA planning, monitoring project progress, helping identify risks and providing improvement suggestions

‐ Ensure that all QA deliverables reasonably meet quality standards and criteria defined by QA team

Required Skills

‐ Ideal candidate has experience working in a test or quality organization, with basic understanding of various Software Development Lifecycle Models

‐ Experience of team management role, ideally as a solid line manager (people manager)

‐ Experience of project management role, ideally as a QA Lead in IT related fields.

‐ Experience of initiating and implementing improvement actions for team development

‐ Proactively involves others in order to solve problems or improve the situation (should not be shy or introvert)

‐ Willing to tackle new challenges and drive improvements, NOT satisfied with the status quo and routine work

Preferred Skills

‐ Experience of working on projects for web services projects and/or mobile application development

‐ Experience of Agile development

‐ Experience of multiple vendor management