Technical Program Manager

Job Type
6,500,000 JPY - 8,500,000 JPY per year (negotiable based on experience)
Japanese Level
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


An award winning, global digital agency is seeking a Technical Program Manager (onsite at client), with engineering expertise, to lead complex, multi-disciplinary engineering projects through the full project lifecycle including managing project schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating them to project stakeholders.


The successful candidate will be equally comfortable explaining the team's analyses and recommendations to executives as discussing the technical trade-offs in product development with engineers.



‐ Define, evaluate, and improve processes. Manage/lead projects and efforts across multiple stakeholders.

‐ Directly add technical value to projects (as skills are developed).

‐ Support the team in what's required to move projects forward and to help team innovate for creative and technical excellence.

‐ Provide frequent project feedback and updates as projects develop (includes flagging issues and helping to identify possible solutions).

‐ Manage requests, project priorities and support workload distribution.

Required Skills

‐ Solid project management with ability to define projects, execute within timelines, with multiple stakeholders and proven ability to deliver projects on time

‐ Coding experience in any of two or more of the following language: Java, Python, C++, PHP, JavaScript and web technologies such as HTTP, HTML, XML, DNS, and TCP/IP

‐ Experience working with creative and web/digital production teams including designers, developers, and information architects and technical understanding in web development and digital ads production

‐ Ability to build and maintain constructive working and communications relationships with a diverse community of technical and non-technical audiences

‐ Technology/online industry experience, knowledge of marketing techniques, experience in working with agencies is a plus