Rakuten | Product Manager


Product/Project Manager - Global Ad Technology Supervisory Department (GATD)

    Product Manager|Rakuten
    Product Manager|Rakuten
    Product Manager|Rakuten

Job Summary


Japan, Tokyo
Partial remote
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Language requirements

English: Business
Japanese: Not required

Key skills

  • Waterfall
  • Scrum master, Agile, project management

Job Description

Job role

Product Manager

Job description

Department Overview
GATD (Global Ad Technology Division) is in charge of system development and operation for Rakuten's overall advertising-related business. It is a multinational division that spans five countries, Japan, Singapore, India, China, and the United Kingdom, and uses a huge amount of accumulated data to provide wide-ranging support across each division within the company.

GATD Website: https://corp.rakuten.co.jp/careers/feature/adtech/en/ 

Why We Hire
In the ever-changing advertising and marketing business environment, we are looking for people who can make full use of Rakuten's assets, grow the business, and lead the industry. You will demonstrate leadership and manage development in all aspects, including product design, development, service launch, and operation. 

Position Details
This position requires a person who has the ability to solve various business problems, as well as fulfilling their responsibilities as a product/project manager in product development and each project with a  sense of ownership. You are responsible for the product life cycle to realize customer satisfaction and business growth. You are required to be proficient in at least one or more project management methods, yet not content with it and taking on challenges in inexperienced fields. In addition, strong communication skills are required that can build good relationships with stakeholders.

This position's daily work includes stakeholder management, product analysis/requirement definition, business and system KPI analysis/reporting, product roadmap creation, and development project planning/planning/management.

Required skills and experiences

Basic qualifications

- A mindset that allows you to work actively and spontaneously
- Ability to work with stakeholders to identify business problems, formulate hypotheses to solve problems, and develop roadmaps to test hypotheses
- 3+ years product/project management experience
- 3+ years of experience in defining web or native application requirements and building system specifications
- Knowledge of software development methodologies such as Agile, Waterfall, and Scrum
- Requirement definition, external design and technical document creation experience

Preferred qualifications

- Knowledge of advertising and digital marketing fields
- Experience in the marketing research field
- Experience in managing a development team in Agile/Scrum
- Organizational management experience in engineering or service operations field
- Skills and experience to develop quality assurance plans and procedures
- Work experience in web application development, native application development, HTML/CSS/JavaScript, web design
- Business level English and Japanese proficiency

Job Details

Employment typeFull-time
LocationRakuten Crimson House, 1-14-1 Tamagawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo158-0094
(1 min walk from Futakotamagawa Station on the Denentoshi Line)
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.
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