Project Manager - Insurance Company

Ahead Group
JPY 8,500,000 - 10,000,000
Tokyo, Japan

Posted 2022-Sep-26

Job Description

    ● Lead cross-functional project teams to deliver business-critical projects
    ● Drive decisions regarding project priorities/business requirements to manage project scope, budget, resources and delivery risks
    ● Ensure quality of deliverables and compliance with internal procedures and policies
    ● Build & maintain working relationships with IT and business stakeholders for project control
    ● Contribute to improving the overall service level of the PPO(Portfolio & Project Office) to the business
    ● Manage project schedule and create deliverables in a timely manner

    The Opportunity:

    The customer is the focus of everything we do, and millions of end users rely on our products daily. We believe in the value of empowering Project Manager with the resources to solve critical problems for the future of our business, which is why we need you.

    Role Summary:

    Manage successful delivery of business-critical projects within the company (e.g. product launches, operational improvements, Regulatory/Compliance, System migration)

    Contribute to the improvement and strengthening of project governance and service quality to the business

Job Requirement

    Required experience:

    ● 5 or more years in the insurance industry (Life preferred)
    ● 3 or more years experience managing business-critical projects end to end (experience across PMLC and SDLC)
    ● Past experience specifically managing large-scale programs or projects
    ● Past experience specifically managing CX improvement, other strategic projects and core operation business in life insurance company preferred

    Required skills & Competencies:

    ● Thorough understanding of insurance products and insurance operations
    ● Possesses excellent leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills to lead cross-functional teams and coach/advise peers and staff
    ● Strong planning and organization skills with the ability to adapt to changes + ability to manage budgets and resource capacity
    ● Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, presentation)
    ● Team player, self-motivated, confident and results-driven
    ● Proficient in project management tools, templates and project life cycle
    ● Past experience managing some migration projects of system platform in life insurance company preferred
    ● Bilingual in English and Japanese. TOEIC 850 or more, Japanese Proficiency certificate Level N2

    Other Qualifications (public certifications, etc.):

    ● Insurance-related certification (FLMI, SEIHO KOZA) preferred
    ● Project Management certification preferred (PMP, Prince2)
    ● Understanding of Agile & DevOps practices as applied to project management

Language Ability

  • English : Business Conversation Level (TOEIC 735-860)
  • Japanese : Business Level(JLPT Level 2 or N2)

Job Summary

Employment Company

Ahead Group

Job Type

IT (PC, Web, Unix) - Project Manager




JPY 8,500,000 - 10,000,000

Other Salary Description

Social Insurance
Commuting/ Transportation Allowance


Asia Japan Tokyo

Working Hours

Internal Guidelines about Remote Work:

Currently basically WFH. It will be Hybrid, in accordance with company policy based on Return to the Office


Five-Day Workweek
Paid Holidays

Job Contract Period

Permanent Contract

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