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

Job Summary

  • Japan, Tokyo
  • Partial remote
  • Apply from Anywhere
Language Requirements
  • English: Not required
  • Japanese: Business
Key skills
  • Product management
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Job Description

Job Role

Product Manager

Job Description

Department Overview: As a product manager of products (functions) in Rakuten Ichiba, Japan’s one of the largest internet shopping malls, you will be responsible for propelling product development for sustainable growth of the product to ・provide entertainment of shopping for shoppers in Rakuten Ichiba ・empower merchants in Rakuten Ichiba This includes continuous discussion with planning department, creative department to improve the product. Specifically, as a product manager of (WEB / Smartphone) products for shoppers and merchants, you will be responsible for product improvement by service requirement definition, KPI analysis, and so on. In this position you will be experienced to plan and launch Rakuten Ichiba by yourself, which is our core business. Why We Hire - As a product manager, you are required abilities below. - Leadership to improve product. - Taking action following to the long term plan, not to focus on the short term plan. - User-centric mindset - Detecting the essence of the things - Good communication skills - Getting things done, negotiation skills and decision making We are looking for people who can demonstrate these skills and are willing to acquire them. Responsibilities: - As a product manager of products (functions) for shoppers and merchants in Rakuten Ichiba, you will be responsible for - clarifying business / system requirements from draft design from business department, and making product specification. - listing points to improve from various KPIs, and voice of shopper and merchant, and making product specification. - creating roadmap to improve the product, and managing backlogs. - propelling the project to take responsibilities above by communicating with all concerned, and making sure that being on the same page. - You will join Rakuten Ichiba as a product manager of products (functions) and you will have a r a product manager of cross-company project for entire Rakuten Ichiba. - In product management of Japan’s one of the largest products, you will be able to make huge impact on society with small improvement. Of course, you will make bigger impact with bigger improvement. - In creating a product cooperate with other product managers in Rakuten Ichiba and other group company, and professionals and specialists from various area include business department, you will be able to broaden your knowledge and skills in various professional area. - Besides, product managers and engineers belong to the same department and always have close communication in Rakuten Ichiba, so you will be able to lead flexible improvement. - You surely will be able to make use of your previous experiences as an engineer as your strength as usual.

Required skills & Experience

Basic qualifications

- Communication skill to be on the same page with various stakeholders. - Ability to achieve to the goal over the difficulties. - Keep thinking to detect the essence of the things. - Sincerity to continuous improvement for the long-term goal. - Experience of the product management in the internet service field. - Experience of KPI analysis and improvement of the product lead to the product growth. - 3+ years of requirement definition experience

Preferred qualifications

- Experience of maximization of user experience. - Knowledge and experience as an engineer in the internet service field. - Fundamental knowledge of e-commerce.

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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