Senior Project Manager, Rakuten Ichiba - EC Marketplace Development Department (ECMPD)

Job Summary

  • Japan, Tokyo
  • Partial remote
  • Apply from Anywhere
Language Requirements
  • English: Business
  • Japanese: Business
Key skills
  • Project management
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Job Description

Job Role

Project Manager

Job Description

Department Overview EC Marketplace Development Department (ECMPD) is a tech division under Rakuten Commerce & Marketing Company of Rakuten Inc. We are responsible for developing and enhancing our online system to support our core business, Rakuten Ichiba. Rakuten Ichiba is one of the largest internet shopping malls in Japan with 5.6 trillion sales in 2022 and our business is growing year on year. We aim to provide the best shopping entertainment for our shoppers and empower our partners in Rakuten Ichiba. As a Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading to deliver some of the biggest project within Japan. This is a great chance for project manager to be involve in sizable EC platform project management. building new system or enhancing the functionality of our B2B & B2C platform by utilizing the latest technologies. This position requires 4-6+ years of experience in project management in software development and familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Perform a variety of tasks. Lead and direct the work of other team members. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishment. Position: Why We Hire As our system became huge and complex, we need more project management telnet to be part of our project management family and make great contributions together. Responsibilities: Senior Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope. Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize progress of project. Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project. The successful candidate will work directly with stakeholders to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget. He or she will coordinate with other departments to ensure all aspects of each project are compatible and will hire new talent as needed to fulfill our mission. Position Details: - Plan the Project (Setting the Goal, Planning for the Milestone and Critical Path, Planning for the internal/external Project Dependency, Planning for Test and Release, Planning for Budget, Creating the Schedule) - Deliver the Project and Manage the Progress (Judgement and Decision Making, Process Management, Task Tracking, Quality Management, Budget and Cost Management, Planning Change Management) - Manage the Communication (Stakeholder Management, Facilitation for the Project Members Communication, Reporting) - Risk management - Issue management and problem solving - Project Management Best Practices Improvement - Mentoring Junior Project Manager

Required skills & Experience

Basic qualifications

- 4-6+ years of Software Development experience as main project manager of sizable projects. (Project with 50+ project members) - Software Development Technology knowledges - Strong Leadership skills - Excellence in Issues and Risk Management - Decision Making and Problem-Solving skills - Excellence in Communication skills, capable to minimize communication gap between stakeholders - Excellence in reporting, presentation & meeting facilitation. - Expert in Jira/ Confluence and other Project management Tools - Fast learner with Positive leadership mindset - Strong ‘commitment’ mindset for leading project to completion - Experience in working directly with software engineers, product managers, and business partners.

Preferred qualifications

- Project Management certified (e.g. PMP) - Program management experience - Experience in organization management - Experience as a Software Developer - Product Management Knowledge - Experience in production operation of internet service - Junior Project Management mentoring experience - Agile Management knowledge

Job Details

Employment type
Japan, Tokyo
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Remote work
Partial remote
Working hours
9:00am - 5:30pm (Every Monday, work hours are from 8:00am to 4:30pm due to morning meeting)
・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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