Senior IT Project Manager (Tokyo)

Posted 12 Jan 2024

Tokyo, Tokyo - Japan

Req Id 271179


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Position: Senior IT Project Manager

Department: IT Japan

Report to: Head of IT Japan

Direct reports: 0


As a Senior IT Project Manager in Japan IT, leading the digital transformation in Japan and serve as the go-to person for global IT project organization. Overseeing the entire Japan project portfolio and work within a cross-functional team. Leading projects for end-to-end delivery of digital initiatives, ensuring business value. Responsibilities include project planning, execution, stakeholder management, risk management, team leadership, and communication/reporting.


Main Responsibilities
Build Strong Stakeholder Relationships:
Establish robust relationships with business stakeholders to comprehend their needs and provide suitable IT solutions.

Align IT Strategy with Business Objectives:
Ensure alignment of IT strategy with business goals, guaranteeing that IT investments deliver value and support organizational objectives.

Advocate for IT Initiatives:
Champion IT initiatives and projects, securing appropriate prioritization and resources.

Monitor Project Progress:
Supervise IT project progress, proactively addressing issues to ensure on-time and within-budget delivery.

Oversee IT Project Portfolio:
Manage the IT project portfolio, ensuring alignment with business objectives and delivery of value.

Establish Portfolio Management Processes:
Develop and maintain portfolio management processes and tools for visibility, control, and decision support.

Collaborate for Efficient Resource Allocation:
Collaborate with IT and business stakeholders to prioritize projects, allocate resources efficiently, and manage risks and interdependencies.

Regular Portfolio Monitoring and Reporting:
Monitor the health and progress of the IT portfolio, providing regular updates to senior leadership and making recommendations for improvements.





- At least 5 years of experience in IT infrastructure project management, such as office relocation or factory construction. (Desktop engineering projects like PC or PC software rollout are not considered infrastructure project).

- Proven track record as project manager in large organization.

- Proven experience managing local vendors, contracts, renewals, RFP activities.

<Nice to have>

- IT deployment in the manufacturing company.

- OT Network project experience.

- Experience in facilitating collaboration and project execution with overseas and domestic stakeholders

- Excellent project management and organizational skills.
- Effective communication and negotiation skills.
- Problem-solving and critical thinking abilities.
- Technical knowledge and skill is plus.

- Japanese: Native level
- English: Business level

- Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, or equivalent knowledge and experience.


Recruiting contact: Fang Liu

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