Senior Project Manager

Job Type
1,400,000 JPY per month
Japanese Level
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


Exciting opportunity to work in an upscale, professional, and friendly environment!  This world famous reinsurer is looking for someone that wishes to take their career to the next step.


【General Summary】

Leads and manages multiple, cross functional, client services, and potentially highly complex projects and/or technical initiatives. Acts as a client-facing trusted advisor to internal and external customers. Focuses on ensuring delivery excellence of company's automated underwriting product driving real business benefits. Leads project teams and facilitates delivery processes balancing efficiency and effectiveness of approach (simplicity, predictability, suitability) including utilization of Agile and/or Lean practices where appropriate.



‐Leads client engagement projects beginning-to-end, with particular focus on implementations and support of technical e-underwriting solutions with external insurance industry customers.

‐Provides leadership and partnership with internal and external stakeholders to help create and protect value of project deliverables and impact on business outcomes.

‐Leads multiple, cross-functional business and IT projects and technology initiatives and applies innovative solutions to systems, hardware, software, networking, programming, and/or applications problems.

‐Embraces a high level of change with competing customer expectations in a highly customer-focused environment.

‐Mentors staff on the project teams including, but not limited to training, evaluating, and coaching.

‐Maintains and fosters internal and external client relationships. Takes ownership of the relationship and ensure that clients’ objectives are met and gains understanding when the objectives are not feasible.

‐Analyzes customer requirements, evaluates new or existing technology, presents recommendations, and determines test and implementation schedules for the introduction of new or enhanced systems, networks, hardware, software, or applications.

‐Plans and manages resources ensuring all projects meet scope, quality and budget expectations of the client. Avoids surprises.

‐Provides technical guidance to ensure effective systems’ utilization and integration.

‐Maintains current knowledge of industry practices, trends and applications. May perform an advisory role to senior management on potential new business developments and programs.

‐Ensures that projects adhere to the project approval process as supported by the Project Execution Office (PEO).

‐Proactively seeks to enforce and advance best practices and consistent project management practices, policies, and guidelines.

‐Maintains regular and predictable attendance.

‐Performs other duties as assigned.





















Required Skills

‐Experience in project, program or portfolio management, preferably in a technical services organization.

‐Project management skills. Demonstrates ability to evaluate project objectives and scope feasibility, gain understanding, schedule resources, and manage budget to plan.

‐Ability to lead, facilitate and drive to decisions with Executive Management.

‐Experience managing large international/global projects. Effectively managed projects leading Virtual teams.

‐Proficient in software development methodologies.

‐People management skills, demonstrating the ability to lead, mentor, and develop associates; including the ability to delegate key areas of responsibility.

‐Oral and written communication skills, demonstrating the ability to convey business terminology that is meaningful and well received.

‐Highly advanced level of investigative, analytical and problem solving skills.

‐Expert ability to balance detail with departmental goals/objectives.

‐Skills in customer relationship management and change management.

‐Ability to translate business needs and problems into viable/accepted solutions.

‐Ability to manage multiple projects and/or teams simultaneously among competing external client priorities.

‐Ability to liaise with individuals across a wide variety of operational, functional, and technical disciplines.

‐Persuasion and negotiation skills when working with internal/external customers.
















Preferred Skills

‐Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)

‐Agile/Lean Training

‐LOMA certification