Network Project Manager - Major Financial Institution

Ahead Group
JPY 12,000,000 - 14,000,000
Tokyo, Japan

Posted 2020-Oct-19

Job Description

    Job Overview and Responsibilities:

    -Provide end-to-end project management within the Network Services team on requirements gathering and analysis, through implementation (typically on a single project at any given time). 
    -The candidate must have experience demonstrated experience leading a high profile project delivering some aspect of network services in a large scale organization. 
    -He/she will provide support to both Network Engineering Lead as well as the Delivery Lead for project based delivery.

    The Project Manager will:
    -Develop detailed project plans / SoW (Scope-of-Work) and schedules using established standards (high level of documentation quality expected)
    -Provides work direction and leadership to assigned project teams, including scheduling, assignment of work and review of project efforts
    -Proactively monitors project plans (milestones and critical path dates), identifying and resolving issues and assessing variances
    -Gathers metrics, and develop reports to monitor and track project benefits
    Is responsible for the management of one or more medium-sized projects of varying levels of risk, impact, and complexity
    -Develops and maintain a productive working relationship with project sponsors, vendors and key clients
    Works with all levels of staff and management to communicate project progress and results

Job Requirement

    -Desirable qualifications for this job would include:
    Experience in leading large cross functional projects in accordance with a formalized project methodology required; -PM leadership experience required (minimum PMP or PRINCE2 or >10yrs of PM experience)
    -Experience in IT is required (Network Infrastructure, Voice would be good to have, facility and physical installation and decommission, as well as move-add-changes)
    -Strong cost management skills including excellent ability with tools such as MS Excel, MS project, etc.
    -Ability to manage multiple work streams in a project in a dynamic development global environment; some projects may require domestic travel as necessary (up to 10%)
    -Demonstrated ability to identify, understand, and communicate business needs for technical projects
    Strong execution and analytical skills; ability to influence change and drive results
    Experience in understanding and communicating technical concepts to a non-technical audience
    -Ability to interact well with program leadership and senior management; strong presentation skills required
    -Excellent written/verbal skills a must (Native, or near Native Japanese language)
    -Ability to adapt easily to change, can manage in an uncertain environment, and manage multiple tasks with competing interests for time and evolving priorities
    -Managerial leadership skills, including the ability to mentor, coach and develop staff
    -Having excellent communication skills with a proven track record having an in-depth understanding of business strategy and ability to interact effectively with senior business stakeholders/managers

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

IT (Mainframe) - Project Manager

IT (Other) - Project Manager




JPY 12,000,000 - 14,000,000

Other Salary Description

Social Insurance
Commuting/Transportation Allowance
Education Training


Asia Japan Tokyo


Five-Day Workweek
Paid Holidays

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