Senior Product Manager, Rakuten Ichiba Data/AI Product and Service: Business Support Development Department (BSD)

Job Summary

  • Japan, Tokyo
  • Partial remote
  • Apply from Anywhere
Language Requirements
  • English: Conversational
  • Japanese: Business
Key skills
  • Data science
  • Product management
  • Artificial intelligence
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Job Description

Job Role

Product Manager

Job Description

Business Overview Rakuten is one of the leading e-commerce site operating companies in the world. Our mission is to empower people and society through the internet while aiming at becoming the Global Innovation Company. Rakuten Ichiba home page https://www.rakuten.co.jp/   Department Overview Business Support Development Department (BSD) is positioned that provides comprehensive support for various business operations within Rakuten Group. Our department plans, develops, and implements data and AI product solutions for Rakuten Commerce & Marketing Company. Through our technology and expertise, we empower businesses to utilize data and AI.   Position: Why We Hire As a Product Manager, you will play a key role in identifying opportunities for products and services that leverage data and AI, and lead the vision and strategy, development, and operations. We expect you to work with multiple stakeholders to lead product development toward our goals. We are looking for someone who can innovate through the development of data platforms, data service platforms that facilitate the use of data, and create solutions that leverage AI. We offer a cutting-edge environment and the opportunity to work with a wealth of data. Position Details We are responsible for the following areas in Rakuten Ichiba, the driving force behind Rakuten Group. ・Development and operation of data warehouse ・Planning, development, and operation of data products  ・Data integration API platform  ・Data extraction tools for business staff ・Real-time data platform planning, development, and operation ・Business staff support using AI ・Improving Rakuten Ichiba Services using AI Working together with user departments, you will gain a deep understanding of business operation processes, analyze and identify issues and needs, incorporate them into specifications, and lead the project from development to operation. Position Responsibilities - Formulate vision and strategy for products and services utilizing data - Communicate with stakeholders(user departments, data science team, engineering team) - Analyze and identify issues and needs - Develop a roadmap for the project - Manage overall project schedule, progress, tasks, and issues - Coordination and consensus building with multiple stakeholders - Appropriate reporting to decision makers

Required skills & Experience

Basic qualifications

- About 5 years of experience as a product manager - Experience in managing products and services related to data and AI - Leadership, initiative, and similar experience - Analytical and problem-solving skills - Effective communication skills for internal and external stakeholders - Negotiation skills to build consensus with stakeholders - Japanese language skills (Native level reading, writing, and speaking)

Preferred qualifications

- Experience in process improvement and business improvement - Knowledge, utilization, and implementation experience of DMBOK - Experience in managing an organization of 10 or more people

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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