Senior Internal Project Manager

Job Type
JPY 8,000,000 - JPY 11,900,000 per year
Japanese Level
High Intermediate (JLPT Level 2)
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


A Leading AI firm is looking for a Senior Project Manager. You will be responsible for executing software projects within the Project Management Office (PMO). This is a cross-functional role and you will frequently work with product managers, quality assurance, research and development engineers, and salespeople. This position expects a senior PM to execute many projects in parallel, on-time with quality, understanding the technical and business requirements. Managing multiple projects with severe deadlines is a must.



- Serve as a central communication link and source of information for the project

- Execute on all elements of a project, including defining & documenting project scope, technical requirements, resource allocation, constraints, scheduling, project kick-off, project execution & monitoring, and completion; each phase must be properly managed and supported by you and others from the early days of the project to the end of the project

- Identify internal and external risks, estimate impact/probability, and develop strategies with stakeholders to contain risks and mitigate the most probable/high impact scenarios

- Develop architecture and schedules with technical leads, architects, and engineers early in the product development & requirement phases

- Manage and drive product requirements to software architecture to work breakdown structure, scheduling, execution, delivery, and project closing

- Address architectural issues in product development infrastructure and host cross-functional meetings to develop plans of action to fix or reduce the impact of infrastructure issues (i.e., build systems, cloud platforms, development processes)

- Clearly define and understand roles and responsibilities for all stakeholders

- Analyze several sources of information from sales, product management, and engineering to collect insight to manage project risks and execution

- Work closely with product management, sales & solution consulting, and research & development, managing the communication between all parties, being a central point of contact, and responsible for the project success


【会社概要 | Company Details】
This venture company provides cutting-edge AI solutions to improve people's quality of work and life. This is a multi-cultural environment with team members from 19 different nationalities.

【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】
Social insurance, Transportation Fee

Required Skills

- Experience with a track record of success in delivering complex software projects in a key technical role (lead, architect, engineer, project manager)

- Program/project management knowledge on project kick-offs, estimations, Gantt charts, tools (JIRA, Git, Confluence, etc.) & methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall, Agile, etc.), monitoring & control, change management, and similar project management skills

- Be able to work in a multicultural and a high-pressure environment

Preferred Skills

- Certifications (ITIL, PMP, etc.)

- Experience as Scrum Master (12+ people)

- Experience in a Startup

- Knowledge/Experience working with AI/Data Science (OCR, NLP, etc.)