Rakuten | Project Manager


Project Manager - Rakuten FinTech Group Company

    Project Manager|Rakuten
    Project Manager|Rakuten
    Project Manager|Rakuten

Job Summary


Japan, Tokyo
Partial remote
Apply from Anywhere

Language requirements

English: Business
Japanese: Not required

Key skills

  • Management
  • SDLC

Job Description

Job role

Project Manager

Job description

Business Overview
Rakuten Group's basic management philosophy is to "empower people and society through innovation”. We provide more than 70 diverse services, including EC services such as shopping malls and travel booking sites, financial services such as online banking, and media services and professional sports, to more than 100 million customers in Japan alone (more than 1 billion globally), covering a wide range of people's life scenes. At the same time, we are building a strong business model based on the "Rakuten Ecosystem" that organically links customers and various services.

“With the power of technology, we aim to create a world where anyone can enjoy the same value no matter where they are.”

As the digital sphere of society rapidly expands, we want to connect the Internet and the real world more seamlessly, so that everyone can use technology to lead a safe, secure, and more comfortable daily life.

In order to achieve such a society, we would like to face the various problems that people are facing and move forward together to the next stage.

Department Overview
In Rakuten FinTech Group, we have a variety of FinTech services such as Bank, Credit card, Securities, Insurance, Rakuten Pay. FinTech services are extremely important to maintain our over 70 services called “Rakuten Eco-System”.

As a project manager/leader for FinTech group company, you will;
- Manage system development project, project planning, system requirements definition, estimate, project management, and release.
- Need to understand the priorities of business requirements, achieve and deliver high quality services on a limited schedule.
- Need smooth negotiation and adjustment with internal and external stakeholders.
- Need to have good reporting to decision makers.
- Need to bring/share know-how from FinTech group companies to promote synergy.
- Support autonomous of organization, enhancement of functionality, process improvement, and business improvement.

Required skills and experiences

Basic qualifications

- Experience engaging in the overall Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) of open systems (10 years or more)
- Management experience of development projects, or similar experience (5 years or more)
- Excellent negotiation / communication skills with stakeholders
- Excellent logical thinking ability, flexibility and multitasking capability
- Strong commitment for your mission and assignment
- Strong leadership and initiative

Preferred qualifications

- Team leading experience (more than 5 people / including sub-leader experience)
- Management experience with engineers to create services
- Application/software implementation experience (3 years or more)
- System planning, and/or proposal experience
- Project management office (PMO) experience
- Process improvement and/or operation improvement
- Knowledge and/or experience about management framework such as PMBOK, ITIL, and CMMI
- Curiosity for new services and technologies and a challenging spirit

Job Details

Employment typeFull-time
LocationTokyo, Japan
Apply fromAnywhere
Remote workPartial remote
Working hours9:00am - 5:30pm (Every Monday, work hours are from 8:00am to 4:30pm due to morning meeting)
Holidays・2 days off per week (Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays are holidays)
・10-20 days of annual paid vacation (the minimum number of days is the number of days granted after six months of employment)
・120 days off per year
In addition, year-end and New Year vacations, paid vacation, congratulation or condolence leave, maternity and paternity leave, etc.
*Once a year, you can take 9 to 12 consecutive holidays by using the long vacation (Success Vacation) system.
Employee benefits・Commuting allowance
・Housing allowance
・Health insurance
・Employee pension insurance
・Unemployment insurance
・Workers' accident compensation insurance
・Retirement allowance system
Supplemental education and qualification support
・English learning support (in-house TOEIC(R) test IP test, English conversation, etc.)
・Career challenge system (challenge the department of your choice)
・Job return system (rehiring system for those who retired due to marriage, childbirth, nursing care, etc.), etc.
・Stock Option Plan
・Cafeteria system with three free meals
・LILO Club (preferential treatment at sports clubs, accommodations, leisure facilities, movie theaters, etc.)
・LILO Club (sports clubs, lodging, leisure facilities, movie theaters, etc.) (Running, mountain climbing, cooking, etc., part of the expenses paid by the company)
・Reward system
・Free English conversation lessons by native English speakers
・Support system for certification acquisition
・Qualification support system, etc.
OthersThis position is open position as Project Manager within Rakuten Group.
Once you apply to this position, we will check your CV in whole FinTech Group, then we will let you know what positions are good fit with you.
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