Product Manager for Affiliate product Group, Global Ad Technology Supervisory Department (GATD)

Job Summary

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

Job Role

Product Manager

Job Description

Department Overview The Global Ad Technology Department (GATD) manages the whole of the advertising systems that power Rakuten. We are a cross-functional and data-driven organization working together in a diverse team spread across five countries: Japan, Singapore, India, China and UK. GATD Website : https://corp.rakuten.co.jp/careers/feature/adtech/en/ About the team We pride ourselves in having over 20 years of experience in the business being one of the greatest affiliate marketing networks in the performance marketing community. By our data-driven technologies we empower both advertisers and publishers in creating effective partnerships to successfully reach consumers and accelerate performance. Our group is responsible for working with Business Units and Development / Tech Teams, in the following areas: product management, support troubleshooting communication and reporting as well as creation and/or delivery of new product. It is very important to have a business perspective and work closely with the stakeholders to deliver clear requirements as to release quality products with value to our customers. Why We Hire This time, we are looking for a product manager to join our team. We expect this person to be the product owner of the existing affiliate platform, who communicates closely with the development and business teams, to maximize the value of the product resulting from the work of both teams.   Position Details The position is mainly responsible for: - Managing development requests from various stakeholders. - Managing and ordering product backlog items - Responding to incident and communicating the impact to stakeholders. - Keeping up with the latest advertising trend, technologies, and solutions. - Ensuring project delivery by working with the Tech Lead & Engineering Manager. - Understand business issues / opportunities and develop & provide solutions while managing resources and priorities to maximize the outcomes / achievements.

Required skills & Experience

Basic qualifications

- At least 5 years of experience in product management. - Communication skill to keep various stakeholders on the same page. - Proven experience of troubleshooting and data analysis. - Proven experience working in an agile team. - Understanding of advertising technologies and solutions. - English (Overall - 3 - Advanced), Japanese (Overall - 4 - Fluent)

Preferred qualifications

- Experience as a project manager working with cross-functional teams. - Familiar with Agile practices e.g., writing user stories, developing acceptance criteria. - Scrum certification (Certified Scrum Product Owner, Certified Scrum Master). - Have general Web-related operational or development experience. - Have a mindset to be proactive and have a passion for continuous improvement. - Desire to deepen EN communication skills

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.
Additional information on English Qualification:
Proficient in English, native level or TOEIC (or equivalent) score 800+
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