Project Manager (IT)

Basic Job Information

Job ID:
Industry: Finance/Banking/Insurance »
Job Function: IT/Technical/Engineering »
Project Management
Business Department: IT Career Level: Mid Career – Managerial Job Type: Permanent Salary Range: from ¥ 8M to ¥ 10M Bonus / Incensive: Negotiable Reporting to: Head of IT Solution Delivery Location: Tokyo (23 Wards)

Key Requirements

Prof. Work Experience:
5.00 year(s) or above
People Management: At least few Education Level: Bachelor/Undergraduate Certification: Good to have ITIL VISA Status: Valid Work Permit Japanese Level: Business [JLPT 2] English Level: Business [TOEIC 820-900] Other Languages: n/a Skill: n/a Who can Apply: Anyone with BA/PM experience Special Note: n/a

Job Contents

Ensure OTOBOS (On time, on budget, on scope) delivery of software development and/or infrastructure projects, thereby, realize the maximum business return on IT investment by achieving the followings:

  • Lead the planning and implementation of project
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables
  • Define project tasks and resource requirements
  • Develop full scale project plans
  • Assemble and coordinate project staff both internal and external
  • Manage project budget
  • Manage project resource allocation
  • Track project status and deliverables
  • Manage risks in project delivery, plan and apply appropriate counter-measures
  • Provide direction and support to project team
  • Present reports describing project progress, problems, and solutions
  • Act as a conduit between IT, PMO, and the business


Business Knowledge

  • Extensive understanding of the financial and/or insurance business and related technology needs, a specific knowledge on Direct model or Call Center model is an advantage.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, specialized training, or equivalent work experience.


  • Japanese is the working language in the company. English is also required for local and transversal communication.

Technical Competency

  • Demonstrable skills, in-depth experience and understanding of project management, software development and/or infrastructure build, IT development and/or service management processes (e.g., software development life cycle, ITIL), based on five or more years of service in Information Technology or adjacent areas.


  • Ability to understand critical factors or trade-offs to make reasonable decisions and to mobilize different groups in the enterprise through convincing communication.


  • Extensive verbal and writing communication skills in the fore-mentioned languages.


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