Project Manager for Financial Intelligence Company

Tokyo 23 Wards Permanent ¥12,000,000 - ¥15,000,000 Foreign Multinational
  • Financial intelligence firm with interesting client base
  • Attractive salary and career progression opportunities

About Our Client

This client is a well-known media organization gathering industry knowledge for clients in finance, tax, accounting and legal and translating financial market information on a platform software. The company is stable and operating internationally, and their Japan office in Akasaka is their key branch office in the APAC region. It has around 120 people and the client base in Japan is rapidly expanding.

Job Description

  • Strategic customer relationship and account management: effective communicator up to C-level, Experience in presenting, packaging and proposing integrated solutions to demonstrate value and potential return on investment to clients, Demonstrates an entrepreneurial drive blending urgency, strategic thinking, and an awareness of influencing behavior in a global environment
  • Program delivery and solutions implementations: including for example cost estimates are in place and agreed to by the customer, re-forecasting effort and revenue recognition where required, ensure all deadlines and deliverables are met and project runs to budget
  • Risk management and mitigation strategies: strong decision making and ability to manage expectations
  • Reporting and stakeholder management: experience at program or project manager level with great interpersonal and leadership skills, and track record of successfully delivering multiple large projects to agreed specifications with reference to quality, timescale and budget

The Successful Applicant

  • Familiarity with software-based business products
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities, especially to see problems objectively
  • Proven experience in enterprise software implementations, project life cycles and software implementation methodologies
  • Expertise in using a blended delivery model to execute projects in Japan, collaborating with teams in Japan and other remote locations
  • Has technical understanding of product content / tax legislation / compliance matters
  • Able to coach, mentor, and motivate project teams to influence a positive, accountable, and collaborative approach
  • Proven project management experience in software solutions implementation projects, preferably involving Direct Tax & Indirect Tax, ERP systems Supply Chain Management or Logistics
  • Effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders at all levels
  • Preferably has PMP or equivalent project management qualification
  • Bilingual language skills (both oral and written) in Japanese and English

What's on Offer

  • Well-known, global financial intelligence firm
  • Permanent employment with good work environment
  • Work on interesting projects with big name brands and corporations
  • Attractive salary and career progression opportunities
Susanna Heinen
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