Head of Program & Project Execution Team

Job Type
12,000,000 ~ 16,000,000 JPY per Year + Bonus + Benefits
Japanese Level
Advanced (JLPT Level 1)
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date




One of our Fortune500, Global Insurance Client is looking for a Head of Program & Project Execution Team, in the Technology Services Group Infra Services Team.

This role leads the team in building the IT project manager strategy for their Japan's programs and projects, as well as managing the application of methodologies and SDLC to project management in their Japan's IT.


This role will be a highly collaborative role that will partner with application development, production support, infrastructure, IT security, finance, procurement, legal, and business PMO teams to improve project management methodologies and to execute their strategic programs and projects.


If you have the right skillset, you are encouraged to apply for this role.



- Develop and update project management strategy in line with Company/IT strategy

- Oversee projects which need attention and ensure all projects are in good health

- Ensure projects management methodology and SDLC are in place to all projects

- Standardize and maintain project management methodologies, tools, and reports, encourage application to each project

- Management and update of development-related rules related to whole IT

- Builds and maintains working relationships with application development, production support, infrastructure, IT security, finance, procurement, legal, and business PMO teams and other departments involved in the programs and projects

- Oversight issues, mitigations and resolutions in Program & Project Method. & Execution Team

- Work with Portfolio Management team, IT Financial Management team, Vendor Relation management team, IT strategy & Governance team and Agile Execution team to modernize and simplify the program and project execution









- 会社/IT戦略に沿ったプロジェクトマネジメント戦略の策定と更新

- 注意が必要なプロジェクトを監督し、すべてのプロジェクトが健全であることを確認する

- プロジェクト管理手法とSDLCを全てのプロジェクトに適用する

- プロジェクト管理方法論、ツール、レポートの標準化と維持、各プロジェクトへの適用の促進

- IT全体に関わる開発関連ルールの管理と更新

- アプリケーション開発、プロダクションサポート、インフラ、ITセキュリティ、財務、調達、法務、ビジネスの各PMOチームおよびプログラムやプロジェクトに関わる他部門との協力関係の構築と維持

- プログラムおよびプロジェクトの方法と実行チームにおける問題、緩和策、解決策の監視

- ポートフォリオ管理チーム、IT財務管理チーム、ベンダーリレーション管理チーム、IT戦略・ガバナンスチーム、アジャイル実行チームと連携し、プログラムやプロジェクトの実行を近代化・簡素化する


【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) [Work from home till Covid-19]

【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


- Extensive experience in large scale IT projects, particularly in project management

- Certified or significant relevant experience with Agile and product aligned delivery model

- Experience in managing a team as a line manger

- Deep knowledge of project mgmt. principles & techniques

- Keen to learn and adapt to changing environment

- Proven analytical and problem-solving skills

- Ability to deal with ambiguity and take a leadership position in order to drive successful outcomes in a highly matrixed environment (with global and regional influence)

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or related


- 大規模なITプロジェクトでの豊富な経験、特にプロジェクトマネジメントの経験

- アジャイルおよび製品に沿ったデリバリーモデルの認定を受けている、または関連する重要な経験

- ライン管理者としてのチームマネジメントの経験

- プロジェクト管理の原則とテクニックに関する深い知識

- 学習意欲が高く、環境の変化に対応できること

- 優れた分析能力と問題解決能力

- 曖昧さに対処し、高度にマトリクス化された環境(グローバルおよび地域的な影響力を持つ)で成果を上げるためにリーダーシップを発揮する能力

- コンピュータサイエンスまたはそれに関連する分野の学士号