Project Manager - FinTech Company

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥9000000 - ¥12000000 per annum
Specialization: テクノロジー・デジタル・通信
Sub-specialization プロジェクトマネジメント
お問合せ Kentaro Matsuo
参照 JO-1804-392142
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[Job Title]
FinTech - Project Manager

[Company Summary]
Japanese FinTech Company

・Rigorously manage and track project activities and ensure they are completed within target dates, ensure project documents are clear and concise, manage to the project plan, ensure all project stakeholders adhere to project expectations.
・Manage concurrent projects while developing timelines with key milestones, delivery and proper cataloging of assets
・Tracks project statuses and manages project issues and risks, to include evaluation of progress / quality from both an "on-time" and "on-budget" perspective, while developing action plans to address gaps / risks throughout project life cycle to ensure delivery.
・Builds and leads effective teams on multiple initiatives simultaneously, including sponsor, stakeholder, vendor / business partner, and team relationships while prioritizing multiple projects and managing resources.
・Coordinate Daily Creative Scrums with all necessary stakeholders, consolidating feedback & ensuring team knows next steps and assign action items
・Continuously evaluate and communicate status of ongoing projects, identify any bottlenecks or risks, manage expectations as needed
・Continuously find ways to streamline workflow and optimize process to identify best practices
・Work collaboratively with stakeholders across the company including Product Development, Operations, Marketing, and Finance
・Work with leadership to develop operations for scale that work for optimizing both volume and creative output in an entrepreneurial environment
・Refine internal processes between departments and develop new systems where appropriate
・Create an environment that encourages cross-functional alignment and momentum; facilitate collaboration and connection points across company departments to gather necessary inputs for decision-making
・Ensure teams are tracking toward milestones, within budget and upholding brand integrity in their decisions

・Candidates must be bilingual: Business level Japanese and English
・5-7 years' experience in Information Systems, Financial Services industry-centric, Consulting Services Project Management or closely related fields.
・5+ years' experience in project management most recently in a B2B SaaS environment
・PMI/PMP certification required and Lean SIX Sigma is desirable.
・A working knowledge and proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Mail, JIRA and Confluence, and Microsoft Project (or equivalent Project Management software).
・A working knowledge of SQL, JavaScript, HTML5, React, AWS, Google Cloud services is highly desired
・Familiar with fast-paced, tech-driven creative environments.
・Demonstrated experience setting up / optimizing processes aimed at improving workflow.
・Proven ability to cultivate strong cross-functional relationships with both technical and creative partners.
・Highly collaborative self-starter, driven by creative excellence with a finely tuned analytical sense.
・Leadership level communication and strategic decision-making skills for long and short-term gain.
・Strong project scoping and integration skills with direct experience in the design and implementation of major technical projects.
・Strong operational knowledge of key functional areas of a trader/investment manager workflow.
・In-depth knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) planning and Agile framework.
・Familiar with various software development and user interface within Investment Management sector.
・Ability to produce high-quality project documents and messaging, facilitate project internal and external communications, ensure all project stakeholders are kept informed based on project communication plan, accurately communicate project status, risks and issues to company and customer leadership.
・Ability to organize and prioritize project and project management group materials, deliverables, artifacts priorities, and communications consistent with project management best practices.

[Employment Type]
Full Time Employee

[Work Location]

~ 12 million yen (Experiences and skills will be considered)

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