Project Manager

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥6000000 - ¥12000000 per annum
Specialization: 製造業(電気・電子・機械・自動車・化学・その他)
Sub-specialization プロジェクトマネージャー/プロジェクトエンジニア
お問合せ Luke Palfreeman
参照 JO-1809-401964

[Company Description]
Global Electronics company


  • Plan and execute projects according to deadlines, budget and quality benchmarks
  • Effectively communicate project tasks and commitments to project team members and stakeholders
  • Manage customer expectations, through tight collaboration with the sales team, R&D and corporate project management
  • Work closely with customers (project manager and executive level) in order to understand the requirements in a wider view (the "big picture"), and develop effective working relationships
  • Work with groups across the organization to gather inputs and define the deliverables, resource requirements and work-plan for the project, and oversee their development and delivery ("matrix management")
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team, and competition for resources between projects
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks, and devise contingency plans as needed

Relevant Technologies and Products

  • Typical projects involve embedded software development, client-side applications development for various mobile and automotive OSs (e.g., Android / Windows Phone / Linux) in various programming tools (e.g., C / C++ / Java / JEE), integration with proprietary server-side management tools and databases (e.g., Oracle), and using industry standards like OMA-DM

In Charge Of

  • Delivery end-to-end, from contract / SOW signature till SOW sign-off
  • Managing close relations with customers to understand and meet their expectations
  • Managing all project aspects following strict methodology, facing customer project management, and in full collaboration with project management in headquarters
  • Statement of Work, Change Requests
  • Project Gantt
  • Action items
  • Customer meetings, deliveries
  • Submitting periodic updates to customer, to corporate project management and to headquarters
  • Conducting Lesson Learn and Post Mortem sessions after the completion of each project for continuous improvement


  • 3 years of practical experience in implementation of software projects Experience with software development projects

Language Skills:

  • Native Japanese
  • Comprehensive English skills, business English level (meetings, reports document creation and presentations)

Educational Background:

  • A 4-year college engineering degree (preferably software)

Qualifications - The following experience and skills are desirable

  • Experience with mobile or automotive related SW project management an advantage
  • Excellent human relations, also experience in cross-cultural communication
  • High verbal / presentation / rhetorical abilities
  • High self-management capabilities, positivity and a high motivation towards accomplishing objectives
  • Methodological (reads literature, understands theory), Independent, quick learner
  • High analytical abilities
  • Improvisation skills, "out of the box" thinking
  • Ability to successfully operate under pressure
  • Desire to proactively and flexibly take on new challenges, applying past experience

[Employment Type]
Full time



Social insurance

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year's holiday
Annual Leave

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