IT Project Manager

Job Type
9,000,000 JPY - 12,000,000 JPY per year + benefits
Japanese Level
Advanced (JLPT Level 1)
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


A global insurance company is hiring an IT project manager. You will be in charge of dealing with complex cross functional or enterprise wide projects/ program.

You will be tasked with handling financial responsibilities, which could include negotiating with vendors and partners to ensure budgetary limits are not pushed.

Report line is the senior manager of Operation & Corporate Application Development Group.
Key areas to be accountable:
‐ Oversee various highly complex programs & projects and coordinates the management of multiple related projects.
‐ Provides oversight and works with the project managers in the program to monitor cost, schedule, and technical performance of projects, while working to ensure the ultimate success of the program.
‐ Coordinating and managing projects resources and activities as well as communicating status with all stakeholders, sponsors, and customers
‐ Applying advanced project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables, processes, and systems in order to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations.
‐ Having good software development methodology understanding and make sure deliverable, process and each phase gate on each methodology.(c.f. Agile, water flow, pilot, etc)

Dimensions of Position:
‐ Launch and plan projects and its resources
‐ Transition planning and execution
‐ Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements, and update the senior executives on revised plans
‐ After the project is completed, conduct a meeting with the team to check the project and discuss the results
‐ Find the key factors that led to the completion of the project and those that were not beneficial for the project, so that they can be avoided in the future

【会社概要 | Company Details】
Global insurance company with over 40 years of experience in Japan with strengths in various sales channels and product lineup. The company focuses on creating diverse environments including but not limited to promoting the appointment of women.

【就業時間 | Working Hours】
9:00 - 17:00(Mon - Fri)

【休日休暇 | Holidays】
Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays, Year-end and New Year Holidays, Paid Holidays, Other Special Holidays

【待遇・福利厚生 | Services / Benefits】
Social insurance, Transportation Fee

Required Skills

‐ Experience in Information Technologies
‐ Project and program management experience
‐ Experience delivering a long term project
‐ Experience delivering more than 1 complex project of business process engineering project
‐ Management experience of big size project team
‐ Strong planning and organization skills with the ability to adapt to changes
‐ Proficient in project management tools, templates and project life cycle

Preferred Skills

‐ Consulting company experience
‐ PMP Certified preferred
‐ Experience of working at an insurance company
‐ Experience or good understanding about project of implementation of new IT technology (e.g. SFDC, ETL, ESB, MDM, Big Data Rule engine of insurance)