Project Manager

Job Type
Contract
Salary
3,550 JPY - 4,250 JPY per hour
Japanese Level
None
English Level
Fluent (TOEIC 990)
Start Date
ASAP
Location
Tokyo

Description

One of the global E-commerce companies is expanding not only domestically but globally. They currently operate about 70 services. One of the biggest service and is an on-line Ecommerce service that serves tremendous amount of products to consumers. For this particular position, they are looking for a senior project manager to join their team.


【Responsibilities】

‐ Communicate proactively; manage stakeholder expectations and enable informed decisions by continuously producing output.

‐ Manage roles, scope, time, cost, human resource, quality, risk, procurement, stakeholders and communication.

‐ Coordinate internal/external resources to ensure that all projects are delivered on time within scope and budget.

‐ Develop a project plan, by applying appropriate project management techniques.

‐ Perform risk management to mitigate project risks and report/escalate to management when needed.

‐ Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

‐ Collaborate with Product manager and the business side to plan service improvement.

‐ Negotiate and obtain agreement on changes to scope, schedule and budget through the organization's change management process.

‐ Proactively identify risks and manage them.

‐ Ensure release readiness, all requirements and quality standards are met.

‐ Prepare and send the reports to senior management.

‐ Define, implement and ensure that project processes are followed and are adapted as required using the company Project Management Methodology as a guide

‐ Facilitate meetings efficiently, and create and distribute meetings minutes as needed

‐ Develop metrics for team management

Required Skills

‐ Experience with software project management

‐ Pro-activeness, excellent inter-personal skills, including the ability to influence others

‐ Strong project management core competencies

‐ Analytical, process-oriented and organized

‐ Experience with modern project management tools, preferably JIRA/Confluence and MS Project

Preferred Skills

‐ PMP, Prince2, or in-house equivalent Project Management qualification

‐ Engineering background (e.g. System Engineering)

‐ Ability to create effective metrics and illustrative charts (e.g. value stream mapping, cause-effect diagrams, etc.)

‐ Experience of working in large corporations where some level of standardization is required for better collaboration

‐ Experience in managing technical teams and exposure to technology projects

‐ Agile development, scrum team coaching and transformation experience highly advantageous