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Updated 2020-11-24
Activated 2020-11-19

Network Project Manager - Major Financial Institution

  • ★★★★ Manager Level
Company Name

Ahead Group

Job Type
Ahead Group
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Industry Banking/Securities
Location Asia Japan Tokyo

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
Company Info [Measures against passive smoking] No smoking indoors allowed
-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
English Level Business Conversation Level (TOEIC 735-860)
Japanese Level Business Level(JLPT Level 2 or N2)
Salary JPY - Japanese Yen JPY 12000K - JPY 14000K   
Other Salary
Social Insurance
Commuting/Transportation Allowance
Education Training
Holidays Five-Day Workweek
Paid Holidays

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