Looking for a digital project manager with at least three years of relevant experience in managing and delivering user centered digital projects. Must be able to communicate in Japanese and in English. If below description sounds like a challenge you would like to take on, please let me know.
Manage projects from beginning to end including:
Scoping: Define project scope, goals and deliverables, project plans and budgets.
Prioritizing: Prioritize projects based on ROI and user research data. Gather requirements and collaborate with teams to come up with proposals.
Communication: Liaise effectively with internal and external project teams and stakeholders in a clear and timely fashion. Set and manage project expectations with team members and stakeholders, including management.
Collaboration: Work closely together with other project managers to ensure you reach the common goals for the client and ensure smooth transition from design to development and to go-live.
Tracking: Plan, schedule and track project milestones and deliverables. Communicate plans regularly to relevant teams and stakeholders.
Risk and issue management: Proactively manage project scope changes, identify potential risks and come up with mitigation plans. Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team keeping project goals clear in your mind.
Leadership: Manage and motivate project teams and make sure the team performs at their best at any given time by clearing out obstacles.
Account management: Build and grow any business relationship vital to the account.
Three years’ relevant project management experience specifically in global digital design projects/UX, and, ideally, experience in working with Agile methodologies.
Advanced and proven communication skills in Japanese and in English.
Accustomed to handling large project budgets.
Good understanding of the creative design process.
Good understanding of project management process (Waterfall and Agile) and proven experience on successfully managing projects from start to delivery.
Well versed with basic Microsoft Office programmes (Word, Excel, Power Point, Project) and knowledge and understanding of project management software.
Experience managing project teams of two or more designers and developers.
Excellent client relationship skills: Able to create rapport and build good relationships across clients and stakeholders.
Excellent communication skills: Confident on taking on a client facing role with the necessary skills required to work with and manage clients, suppliers and colleagues.
Attention to detail: You must care about the quality of the deliverables, from an email to a client presentation and be able to manage detailed team schedules even when under pressure. You are also passionate about delivering high-quality and value added services to our clients.