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Updated 2024-02-22
Activated 2024-02-14

IT Project Manager, Insurance

  • Employer
  • Manager Level
Company Name

Ahead Group

Job Type
Ahead Group
IT (PC, Web, Unix) - Project Manager
Industry Insurance
Location Asia Japan Tokyo

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
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
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
English Level Business Conversation Level (TOEIC 735-860)
Japanese Level Business Level(JLPT Level 2 or N2)
Salary JPY - Japanese Yen JPY 8500K - JPY 10000K   
Other Salary
Social Insurance
Commuting/ Transportation Allowance
Holidays Five-Day Workweek
Paid Holidays
Job Contract
Permanent Contract

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