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Updated 2020-10-01
Activated 2020-10-01

Business Application Project Manager-Insurance

  • ★★★ Senior Level
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Company Name

Ahead Group

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

Job Description Ahead Consulting is seeking qualified Project Managers to work in our global insurance client’s PMO, managing application-side IT projects.

Role Summary :                                    

- Manage successful delivery of business critical projects within the company (e.g. product launches, operational improvements, Regulatory/Compliance, System migration)                    
- Contribute to improvement and strengthening of project governance and service quality to the business   
- Strong risk & issue management acumen

Job Descriptions:                                                                                                                                                      

- Lead cross-functional project teams to deliver business critical projects (e.g. product launches, operations improvements, Regulatory/Compliance)
- Drive decisions regarding project priorities/business requirements to manage project scope, budget, resources and delivery risks
- Ensure quality of deliverable 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 deliverable in a timely manner
Requirements :                                                                                                                                             


- 10 or more years in the insurance industry (Life preferred)
- 3 or more years experience managing business critical projects (experience with software development life cycle)
- Past experience specifically managing product launches, other strategic projects in life insurance company preferred             
- Past experience supporting/managing project portfolios preferred

Skills & Competencies:                                                                                                       

- 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 or  unforeseen circumstances + 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 magiration projects of system platform in life insurance company preferred
- Bilingual in English (Fluent/Business-level) and Japanese (Native/Fluent)

Other Qualifications (public certifications, etc):    

- Insurance related certification (FLMI, SEIHO KOZA) preferred        
- Project Management certification is an advantage (PMP, ACP, Prince2)   
- Scrum Master or Product Owner certification preferred
English Level Business Conversation Level (TOEIC 735-860)
Japanese Level Fluent(JLPT Level 1 or N1)
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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