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Project Manager for Analytics Cloud Platform Company

Job Title: Project Manager for Analytics Cloud Platform Company
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo
Industry:
Salary: 8 - 12 Million Yen Annually
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 821909
Contact Name: Mike Pollard
Contact Email: mike@visionconsulting.jp
Job Published: December 13, 2018 10:07

Job Description

Are you a pure project manager?

Do you want to be with a top-international team?

Our client is one of the top software platform companies in their space.

Are you ready for a great opportunity with a top SaaS solutions company?

Let's talk and find out!

The company works with Retailers and enables tighter execution controls in-store and the ability to leverage competitive insights through their in-store execution tools, market measurement services and data science to unlock revenue opportunities at all points of sale. The company does this using smartphones, tablets, fixed cameras and robotics to gain actionable shelf analytics in real-time.

With over 175 clients, in over 50 countries, top brands such as Coca-Cola, AB InBev, Nestle, Henkel, PepsiCo and many more, leverage the solution globally to manage their in-store execution and increase revenues at the shelf.

 

Role: Project Manager

Reporting into the Head of operations, APAC, the Project Manager will lead the successful delivery of solutions to meet company revenue goals while driving customer satisfaction. This role will be based in Tokyo.

Reporting to Head of operations, APAC Responsibilities and Duties

Area of responsibilities:

  • Translate customer contract into a comprehensive project plan and manage the delivery end to end

  • Execute and follow company project management methodology for all assigned projects

  • Create and maintain required project artefacts including project schedule, status, training materials,

    project requirements documents and presentations for various discussions

  • Proficient in effectively communicating between multiple internal interfaces/stakeholders in a global

    matrix environment to achieve project objectives

  • Manage customer communication and act as customer SPOC through all phases of the project

  • Manage client stakeholder expectations and derive customer satisfaction

  • Conduct quality checks for the solutions delivered to the client

  • Train clients in using proprietary tools as a part of client onboarding and adoption.

  • Prepare and execute product presentations including live demonstrations

  • Drive and be accountable for Project-to-BAU transitions

  • Provide local 2nd level support to customers in local languages where relevant

  • Work with third-party Audit partners where relevant

Skills

  • Ability to motivate & influence the project team and service providers to achieve successful delivery

  • Proactively manages and hold oneself accountable for the success of projects assigned

  • Highly organized, efficient

  • Have a good judgment on prioritization and have business acumen to be able to effectively

    identify and address customer pain points

  • Possess the ability to be a quick self-learner. Attend the organized training and further the

    knowledge by self-reading the company knowledge repository

  • Be self-motivated and possess the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively

  • Ability to build trusting relationships with customers, team members, and service providers

 

Required Skills

Requirements

  • 8-10 years of experience as customer facing PM in software delivery projects; SaaS is an advantage

  • Experienced client facing Project Manager delivering enterprise grade product-based solutions from Vendor side

  • Computer Science Degree or Engineering background or equivalent

  • Required languages: Possess proficient verbal and written and presentation skills for

    1. English (must)

    2. Additional language like Chinese or Japanese will be an advantage

  • Experience in Retail/CPG/FMCG market – advantage

  • PMP/PRINCE2 or equivalent – Advantage

  • Strong leadership skills, readiness to walk an extra mile to reach the goals

  • Handles stressful situations and deadline pressures well

  • Demonstrated aptitude for problem-solving