IT Project Manager (Delivery)

Job Type
12,000,000 JPY - 15,000,000 JPY per year (negotiable based on experience)
Japanese Level
English Level
Fluent (TOEIC 990)
Start Date


A global financial services and investment group is seeking an IT Project Manager for an internal customer facing and delivery focused role with responsibility for the end to end delivery of technology change for the business.


Working for the Program Manager, this role will be focused on both delivering new application services to existing customers along with the enhancement and maintenance of current services, with responsibility for managing the delivery programme for technology products and working with business stakeholders to define a technology roadmap.


This is a high profile, highly visible role within a demanding technology environment, driving a cultural shift towards innovation and would suit a high energy individual with strong delivery skills backed up with a strong understanding of Asset Management.


【Main Responsibilities】

‐Take ownership and delivery responsibility for key, large scale projects within the portfolio, and maintain a release schedule for each product line

‐Deliver technology solutions aligned to our strategic roadmap and long term Business needs

‐Align with our Business, lead our technology teams to ensure solutions are robust & appropriate

‐Work with the Programme Manager to ensure that key initiatives are fully integrated into the overall plan of activities for the portfolio

‐Contribute to the establishment of best practices within the group across new builds and existing applications/ services

‐Foster an environment of innovation, close collaboration and evolution in line with key organization drivers

‐Support the organizational adoption of Agile delivery methodology within both our Technology and Business areas

‐As a project manager provide direction to technology delivery and support functions, within a matrix environment

‐Identify, communicate and implement appropriate mitigation for project risks and dependencies

‐Manage project budgets, ensuring actuals and forecasts are tracked.

‐Schedule and run a regular product steering committee

‐Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with senior leadership within both and the wider organization

‐Manage a small technology team focused on business operations technology in Asia
























Required Skills

‐Experience working as a Delivery Manager within a technology organization

‐Experience with Agile delivery methods

‐Background in software Product Management and skilled in defining and prioritizing feature backlogs

‐Ability to work collaboratively with others and to navigate complex decision points

‐Proven track record of delivery with complex, multi-year and cross functional programmes of work

‐Experience of delivering change to both internally built and vendor supplied solutions

‐In depth knowledge and experience of managing and delivering technology change within an offshore model

‐Proven track record of effective client management and influencing at the senior-most levels in the organization

‐Ability to lead strategic thinking and to communicate effectively, both formally & informally

‐Ability to pick up knowledge of the business, new technology areas, new processes/ methodologies and apply these changes in the day-to-day working of the Technology organization

‐Knowledge of Project Management methodologies and an ability to adapt and enhance this across a global team















Preferred Skills