Project Assistant & Coordinator (2 open positions)

Job ID 21242
Job Type
Skillhouse Contract
Salary
JPY 600,000 - JPY 700,000 per month
Japanese Level
Advanced (JLPT Level 1)
English Level
High Intermediate (TOEIC 730)
Start Date
ASAP
Location
Tokyo
Job Type
Skillhouse Contract
Salary
JPY 600,000 - JPY 700,000 per month
Japanese Level
Advanced (JLPT Level 1)
English Level
High Intermediate (TOEIC 730)
Start Date
ASAP
Location
Tokyo

Description

A Fortune 500 Global Insurance company is looking for a talented Project Assistant & Coordinator with a good understanding of project management, progress tracking and account management.

 

Responsibilities

- Assist with project lifecycle from intake, planning, scheduling, monitoring, reporting, to closing

- Capture/assist with creation and update project plans and supporting documentation with tasks, notes, reporting, analysis, and other assignments as needed

- Communicate with stakeholders across the business to ensure the success of assigned projects

- Monitor various aspects of assigned projects, including progress and status reporting for assigned projects

- Identify, communicate, and support appropriate addressing of project questions, inquiries, and risks and issues, offering guidance and scheduling meetings as necessary to ensure items are addressed in a timely way

- Lead team sprint planning exercises for assigned projects

- Collaborate with IT Project Management Team to continuously improve project delivery methods

 

 

【Company Details】
A U.S.-headquartered insurance company with offices in major cities around the world and a 40+ year history in Japan. The company focuses on creating a diverse environment, including the promotion of women, and supports their career development in Japan and abroad.

 

【Working Hours】
9:00 - 18:00(Mon - Fri)

*Hybrid (2 days Work from Home per week)

 

【Holidays】
Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays, Year-end and New Year Holidays, Paid Holidays, and Other Special Holidays

 

【Services / Benefits】
Social insurance, Transportation Fee, No smoking indoors allowed (Designated smoking area), etc.

Required Skills

- Experience in project coordination or related experience is strongly preferred

- Excellent interpersonal  and communication skills 

- Ability to work collaboratively and independently in cross-functional team settings is required

- Proficiency in various project management and productivity software, such as Microsoft Office365/M365 is strongly preferred

- Experience with technical writing, including the ability to understand a business problem, draft requirements and translate into executable tasks is strongly preferred