Senior Digital Project Manager

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Who we are

Ekohe creates elegant digital products from research and design through to software development. We provide thoughtful and practical solutions, while delivering end results that are focused on our clients’ business needs. We don’t believe in egos, corporate ladders or conventional hierarchies - because we know the key to success is a happy team, and we strive towards this vision everyday. As such, we are always looking to connect with talented, curious, and like-minded individuals.

We are on the search for a Senior Project Manager for our Tokyo office. If you are hyper-organized, a great communicator, and ready to work on some cutting edge technology, please find out more below!


Your responsibilities are inclusive but not limited to:

  • Plan, organize, and track multiple projects (typically no more than 2) in a collaborative environment, to ensure timely, expectations-managed, risk-mitigated delivery
  • Serve as primary POC with local, regional and global clients and new prospects, working closely to:
    • Understand their needs and business goals, translating them into value-driven proposals, estimates, and contracts
    • Define stakeholder engagement model, roadmap priorities, identify optimal product/application features, key performance indicators, and measures of success
    • Set milestones to achieve client’s deliveries and respond flexibly to change & evolving client needs
    • Communicate with clients to ensure understanding of their needs, keeping them informed of progress and budgets
    • Manage all ongoing implementation issues, build RCA and mitigation plans where needed and drive continuous improvement
  • Manage project(s) profitability as well as project(s) reporting (mainly billing, and resources allocations)
  • Foster a culture of excellence being able to motivate and encourage team members to work efficiently, drive excellence in execution and surpass expectation every day
  • Articulate, present and debate recommendations, including at executive & strategic level
  • Building building strong relationship and able to influence both internal and external stakeholders


  • 3+ years experience managing teams of designers, developers, and/or data scientists in Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • 4+ years extensive project management experience in multicultural environment, ideally in IT / infrastructure customer facing projects, in IT Service delivery / Client-side Technology Operations
  • Fluency in English (Japanese is definitely a plus)
  • Degree or higher education in business, engineering or any relevant field of study
  • Familiarity with office software and Google Suite
  • Experience in next-generation technology and/or Digital Transformation/AI/Data Science is a plus
  • Experience managing SaaS/B2B, startup, or financial services products is a plus
  • Possess following additional skills, qualities and experience
    • Exceptional communicator, both written and verbal
    • Ability to enjoy new challenges and solve for complex problems – the desire and passion to ‘think ahead’ is critical to success in this role
    • Leader, people manager, team player
    • Decision-maker, result-oriented
    • Critical thinker and problem-solver
    • Self-starter, accountable, and autonomous
    • Comfort into managing conflict and negotiation
    • Stress tolerant, adaptable, easily dealing with ambiguity
    • Highly organized, strong attention to detail
    • Project management certification preferred

You’re not satisfied with the status quo. You thrill in your (and your team’s) accomplishments but also know it’s about doing and improving. You believe that you would bring solid expertise in this role, though you do not completely meet all the criteria: just apply the role and convince us!


  • Collaborate with an innovative, diverse, and dynamic team
  • Very little to no overhead and red tape
  • Work with top-tier brands, agencies, and startups to build iOS, Android, Windows, Web, and enterprise products
  • Opportunities to incubate your ideas
  • Competitive rewards
  • Social insurances
  • Paid annual holiday leave
  • Opportunity to grow within the company
  • Awesome parties (post-COVID!)


  • Seniority level: Senior
  • Industry: Information Technology and services
  • Employment type: Full time, permanent
  • Reporting line: Project director
  • Expected start date: October 2022 (to be discussed)
  • Job functions: Information technology, customer management, project management
  • Location: Japan, Tokyo

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About Ekohe

Ekohe (ee-koh-hee) means "boundless possibility."

Our way is to make AI practical, achievable, and most importantly, useful for you—and we prove it every day.

With almost 15 years of wins under our belt, a market-leading 24-hr design & development cycle, and 5 offices in the most vibrant cities in the world, we surf the seas of innovation. We create efficient, elegant, and scalable digital products—delivering the right interactive solutions to achieve your audience and business goals. We help you transform.

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