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Project Manager

Department

eCommerce

Location

Japan

Posted

February 27, 2020

OSF Digital entrusts people and technology to make a difference in the cloud computing industry. Be a part of ONE team that is seamless and unified, where the great minds think alike to participate with Original, Simple, and Fabulous ideas. Winning Fast Company’s Best Workplace for Innovators Award, we are driven by our desire for creative solutions. Accelerate your own professional growth through Fast Track, Certifications, and Career Path programs. Enjoy a flexible and often remote schedule, and get international exposure to world-renowned brands. Be a part of agile teams and performance evaluations, and participate in digital innovation through Product Labs and Salesforce Awards.

If this sounds appealing to you, we invite you to join OSF for a bright and creative future. Play a central role in driving projects forward, leading teams, and increasing stakeholder engagement. Join us as a Project Manager in Japan.

You will plan, lead, organize, and motivate an agile team to achieve a high level of performance while delivering projects that provide exceptional business value to OSF, its customers, and end-users. You will be interacting directly with peers, leaders, and the client’s team. As part of your daily responsibilities, you will need to gather requirements from external teams and communicate back to the development team. You will also be responsible for providing weekly status reports with detailed tracking information to senior management.

Here is what we will need you to do:

  • Define the project scope, goals, and deliverables to support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
  • Coordinate the entire life cycle of the projects by employing resource management (human and material), time management, and activity coordination, using Agile methodologies
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones
  • Identify required resources and assign individual responsibilities to team leaders for their teams
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documents, and presentations
  • Periodically provide reports on project KPIs to top management
  • Deliver projects within the defined KPIs of the organization
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and elaborate contingency plans
  • Send reports on tasks and project status to top management
  • Ensure project documents are complete, up-to-date, and properly stored
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of a clients' operations and systems
  • Translate client requirements into highly technical specifications
  • Ensuring that the solution that’s recommended is commercial, yet competitive
  • Presenting solutions to the client
  • Visiting the client on-site for proposals and requirements meetings
  • Maintaining a constant and positive connection with the client

You will also need to possess:

  • University degree or college diploma in IT, and/or Economics, and/or Engineering
  • 2+ years of direct work experience in a Project Manager role, including all aspects of process development and execution
  • Previous experience in a BA, PM or Consultant role
  • Excellent customer-facing skills
  • Good understanding of web concepts
  • Familiarity with web programming languages, technologies, and testing
  • Experience with ecommerce, web applications, and high traffic websites is a plus
  • Fluency in English and Japanese

In return, we offer a competitive salary with benefits, including:

  • The option to work remotely
  • A flexible work schedule
  • Complimentary certifications and training
  • Performance evaluations that lead to financial compensation
  • The chance to work with leading international companies
  • Team building events, marathon runs, and fun activities with your team!

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