Senior Project Manager - Food Company

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥9000000.00 - ¥10000000.00 per annum
Specialization: テクノロジー・デジタル・通信
Sub-specialization ビジネスアナリスト
お問合せ Angie Sakai
参照 JO-2007-444235
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[Company Description]
Global Food Company

[Primary Objective]

  • Project management.
  • Track project status across organization and report status to company CEO and executive members.
  • Provide project management consultation and support to project managers in other business units.
  • Drive, improve, and sustain process definition, methodology, and services across multiple planning disciplines which may include:

-Project Management
-Resource Management
-Portfolio Management
-Financial Management
-Development Methodology (system development lifecycle)


  • Project management of corporate-level, high priority projects from concept to planning to execution to delivery to operation in timely fashion and within budget.
  • Lead kickoff, design, status, and other project related meetings with cross-functional teams and project stakeholders at all levels.
  • Manage project deliverables, execution, timeline, and customer as well as stakeholder expectation.
  • Partner with leadership through training and one-on-one support on defined methods and improvements across organization.
  • Negotiate between global & local team and/or local functional business units.
  • Prepare and update project documentation.
  • Prepare, update schedules for projects, and deliver executive summary reports.
  • Bring to attention of project managers & related stakeholders on risks & issues associated with projects.
  • Support other project managers with project planning, resource management, and other critical facets ensuring optimal project outcomes.
  • Support other project managers in managing stakeholder expectations and project communications.

[Key Relationships]

  • Sales Operations, Marketing, Store Development, Franchise Development, Finance, Supply Chain, Information Technology, Human Resource, Safety, Administration, and others.
  • Company in other markets (ex. Australia, Ireland, Europe, etc.).


  • Managed Services providers delivering support and other services.
  • Vendors involved with existing and new products & solutions.


  • Tertiary qualification in project management (ex. PMP, Six Sigma, etc.).
  • Graduate or Undergraduate degree in technical area or equivalent work experience.
  • Business proficiency in Japanese and English.
  • Minimum of five years proven cross-functional and digital implementation project delivery experience.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in Project Management Office, Portfolio Management, Business Strategy & Planning, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in working collaboratively with cross-functional organizations such as Finance, Sales Operations, Marketing, IT, etc. Have experience with or exposure to financial planning, operation process optimization, solution implementation, and market penetration types of engagement & projects.
  • Strong background in project management and ability to effectively use project management software tools & management techniques
  • Demonstrated experience in developing complete project plans and executing the management and implementation of those plans on time and within budget.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Proven organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to think logically and make quality decisions.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills - ability to think analytically to identify potential issues and solutions both short term and long-term options.
  • Ability to assess risks and impacts of actions and make rational and considered decisions.
  • Ability to independently drive solutions to problems with the engagement of the wider team.
  • Ability to contribute to strategic perspectives and translate into plans and actions.
  • Is highly responsive when assigned work and communicates progress proactively.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Able to work in a sole capacity or as part of a team.
  • Flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Genuine desire to provide excellent service and business value.

[Desired Characteristics]

  • Inquisitive in nature.
  • Patient and diplomatic.
  • Great sense of humor.

[Employment Type]
Full time

9M-10M yen
※Experiences and skills will be considered


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