Assistant Project Manager (2 positions) (RFP)

Job Type
700,000 JPY - 900,000 JPY per month + Transportation + Benefits + Overtime
Japanese Level
Advanced (JLPT Level 1)
English Level
High Intermediate (TOEIC 730)
Start Date
March 1, 2021


One of our Fortune500, Global Insurance Client is looking for a couple of talented Assistant Project Managers, who are great with Project Planning, Coordination, Team Management, and Project Execution.

You will manage the tasks on High Level and low level for 3 distinct areas:


Overall program management

Low-level Development in Hadoop

Low-level Engineering in Hadoop


Assistant Project Manager will be assigned to a number of initiatives and will undertake a role for executing the initiatives through close cooperation with the business leaders and also required to manage the overall project under general or minimum supervision/instruction of the project manager in the relatively large scale project as well as must have good project management skills, as well as the ability to execute the business while changing his/her roles and position for each project.



Project management activities


- You will oversee projects which are developed in the Hadoop Ecosystem, so you must understand development and engineering in the Hadoop ecosystem, to manage the project planning and execution

- Carry out the planning of the idea for driving the project by selecting the important information among a wide of information and execute presentation to explain the idea logically

- Execution of the project management activities such as project launch, creation of various materials (Roadmap, WBS, governance structure, report template, materials for the discussion/report for the management, etc.), support for the project manager

- Provide the solution for the problem the project is facing and lead resolutions


- Build a good relationship with the various stakeholders

- Effectively and appropriately communicate the information to the stakeholders

- Build a cooperation relationship with the stakeholders across the company -- Work with the business leaders/managers within their to assure the success of the project

- Work together with various stakeholders for achieving the objective and the performance of the project


- Day-to-day management of the status, issues/risks

- Creation of the reports in accordance with the project management life cycle, creation of the presentation materials and meeting minutes

- Clarify the root cause of the issues/risks, take actions for resolving the issues to resolve/reduce the issues/risks

- Review/validate the status and quality of various project deliverables, provide the feedbacks and update deliverables












- プロジェクト立ち上げや各種資料(ロードマップ、WBS、ガバナンス図、レポートテンプレート、マネジメントとの討議資料等)の作成等、プロジェクトマネージャーのサポート


- 多様なステークホルダーと良好な関係を築き、プロジェクト推進に協力的な姿勢をとってもらう

- 様々な手段を用いて多様な立場の関係者に対し、情報を効果的に正しく伝達する

- 全社におよぶ広範囲での協業-メットライフ内のビジネスリーダー・マネージャーと働き、プロジェクトを成功に導く

- プロジェクトの幅広いステークホルダーと、プロジェクトの目的・成果達成に向けて協業する


- ステータスやイシュー・リスクの日々の管理

- プロジェクトマネジメント・ライフサイクルに沿ったレポート作成や、プレゼン資料作成・ミーティング議事録作成

- 課題リスクの根本的な問題を明らかにした上で解消に向けたアクションを実施し、課題やリスクを解消・軽減する

- 各種プロジェクト成果物のStatus、品質を確認・検証して具体的なフィードバックを提供し、あるべき形に修正する


【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 - 18:00(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】

各種社会保険完備(厚生年金保険、健康保険、労災保険、雇用保険)、 屋内原則禁煙(屋外に喫煙所あり)、 通勤交通費支給等

Social insurance, Transportation Fee, No smoking indoors allowed (Designated smoking area), etc.


Required Skills

- Experience with Hadoop ecosystem, (low-level development and engineer)

- Project management experience of medium to large-sized projects with JPY 100M or more budget.

- Project management experience of the project which covers both IT and business areas

- Experience of project initiation involved from the planning phase

- Experience in the financial / insurance industry or experience of projects in which the financial / insurance companies are the customer

- Skills for Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint



- 予算1億円以上の中規模~大規模プロジェクトにおける、等のプロジェクトマネジメント手法に基づくプロジェクトマネジメントの実務経験:複数回

- IT、ビジネスの両領域に跨ったプロジェクトマネジメントの経験

- 計画段階から関与し、プロジェクトの立ち上げを実践した経験

- 金融/保険業界での業務経験、または金融/保険業界を顧客としたプロジェクト経験

- 多国籍チームでの業務経験

Preferred Skills

- Some Budget & cost management experience is good

- Some BA (Business Analyst) & Requirement gathering/definition experience is good


- システム開発プロジェクトマネジメントのスキル/経験

- MSオフィス (Project Access Visio) のスキル/経験