Rakuten | Product Manager


Project Manager - Travel Development Department (TDD)

    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

  • Jira
  • Project management
  • SDLC

Job Description

Job role

Product Manager

Job description

Department Overview
Rakuten Travel is the No.1 Online Travel Agency in Japan. We provide services in leisure and also business travelers a variety of accommodation choices to meet all of their travel needs. Rakuten Travels mission is to provide quality experience to our travelers.

Why We Hire
Travel Development Department (TDD) works on 2 major projects to be competitive in the global market

・Continuous improvements on existing platform to maximize revenue and provide stability to over 100 million users.
・Renewal of existing platform to create a global scale platform

We are looking for a Project Manager to work with the Project Management Team on delivering projects for the platform renewal

If you enjoy working on large system project delivery with multiple stakeholders, we look forward to hearing from you.

Position Details
As a Project Manager for the platform renewal, you are expected to

・Work with other Project Managers as a Scrum of Scrum Master to manage timeline of deliverables
・Through risk management, identify risks early and work with stakeholders to mitigate those risks
・Facilitate prioritization of tasks
・Establish and improve processes that enables better collaboration between all stakeholders
・Be a coach to non-Project Managers on Project Management and Scrum methodologies

Required skills and experiences

Basic qualifications

We are looking for Project Managers with the following qualifications.

・A shared belief of Rakuten Shugi
・3+ Years project management experience
・Strong communication skills to work with multiple stakeholders including upper management, product managers, engineers, and QA
・Strong facilitation skills to resolve impediments affecting multiple stakeholders
・In depth knowledge of Project Management and Agile methodologies
・Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and processes
・Technical skills needed to extract and manipulate data for project management including Jira Query, scripting, creating dashboards

Preferred qualifications

Having the following qualifications will also be beneficial in your day to day operations

・Ability to communicate and facilitate meetings in Japanese
・Experience in Travel domains
・Knowledge of frontend and web technologies like HTML, CSS, Javascript/Typescript, React, Mobile Applications, Java, API Development

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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