Infrastructure Deployment Project Manager

Ahead Group
JPY 10,000,000 - 12,000,000
Tokyo, Japan

Posted 2022-Nov-18

Job Description

    Ahead Group is looking for an Infrastructure background Project Manager to join us onsite at a large Investment Bank in Tokyo. The person will be an addition to our PM team already working on this program (UK lead) primarily responsible for the Japan region with about 3,000 users.

    The primary purpose of the job is to provide end-to-end project management from requirements gathering and analysis, through implementation (on one or more projects at any given time). Qualified candidates will be experienced in the banking industry and have a background in running large regional or global IT projects in the infrastructure space.

    - Develop detailed project plans / SOWs and schedules using established standards (high level of documentation quality expected)
    - End-to-end management of Teams and O365 rollout
    - Provide work direction and leadership to assigned project teams, including scheduling, assignment of work and review of project efforts to meet quality, schedule, milestone, and budget commitments
    - Proactively monitor project plans (milestones and critical path dates), identifying and resolving issues and assessing variances
    - Generate status reports for key stakeholders and upper management, and take proactive corrective action when needed
    - Understand compliance and governance requirements for shared versus segregated services

Job Requirement


    - 3+ years of project management in IT infrastructure leading large cross-functional projects in accordance with a formalized project methodology (PMP or Prince2)
    - 3+ years of finance industry experience
    - Familiarity with Microsoft 365 offerings (Office 365, Teams, Exchange Online, etc.) and experience working on Microsoft 365 rollout
    - Compliance/regulatory awareness
    - Strong cost management, execution, and analytical skills
    - Demonstrated ability to identify, understand, and communicate business needs for technical projects
    - Ability to interact well with program leadership and senior management; strong presentation skills required
    - Solid comprehension of infrastructure systems such as server, network, and security
    - Understanding of standard governance within a finance environment
    - Native level Japanese and Business level English language skills

Language Ability

  • English : Business Conversation Level (TOEIC 735-860)
  • Japanese : Native Level

Job Summary

Employment Company

Ahead Group

Job Type

IT (PC, Web, Unix) - Project Manager

IT (Other) - Project Manager

Consulting - IT System Consulting


IT Consulting


JPY 10,000,000 - 12,000,000

Other Salary Description

Social Insurance
Commuting/ Transportation Allowance


Asia Japan Tokyo


Five-Day Workweek
Paid Holidays

Job Contract Period

Contract position

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