Project Manager - Software Solutions Firm

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Position Summary

We provide world-class solutions of professional workflow, including Banks, Legal firms, Tax departments, Supply chain departments. We are seeking a self-motivated member to join our team, focusing on managing software implementation and professional service projects in Asia Market.


About the role

  • Project management and lead consultants in implementation and integration of our software solutions at client sites in Japan, China, Korea and South East Asia.

  • Support the pre-sales activities from professional service side to conduct product / technology due diligence and develop the SOW

  • Create/Review project scope, schedule, delivery plan; validate any requirements, identify project dependence, risk and issue.

  • Proactively manage the changes of project scope and customers’ expectations.

  • Drive and balance project schedules and resources through close collaboration with key project stakeholders

  • Controls project deliverables, scope & expectations, and coordinates project progress with sponsors, steering committees, and senior leadership

  • Develops and tracks to detailed project plans including schedules, technical and business requirements, cost estimates, resource plans, communication plans, risk mitigation plans, and issue resolution plans

  • Lead functional & process requirement workshops with customers to define business, process, functional and data requirements, deliver Client trainings.

  • Act as the local team lead to coach and guide the technology & professional service team on the ground

  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously.

About You

You are a good fit for the role if you have:

  • Strong project management skills, has 7~10+ years of experience successfully managing complex and multi-million-dollars client facing projects.

  • Proven experience in enterprise software implementations, project life cycles and software implementation methodologies.

  • Proven project management experience (in software solutions implementation projects involving Supply Chain Management or Logistics, Trade management, Indirect Tax, ERP systems

  • Experience working for consulting or professional services organizations specializing in tax technology and/or supply chain management, Global trade management.

  • The experience of program management is a plus

  • Experience of working in multi-national companies.

  • Independently coaches, mentors, and motivates project teams to influence a positive, accountable, and collaborative approach

  • Effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders at all levels including business representatives, partners, customers, and consultants.

  • Flexibility to travel 20~40 % to customer locations.

  • Native level Japanese language skills and good communication skills in English, both writing and speaking. Fluency in any other Asian language is a plus.

  • Quick learner and ability to work with minimum supervision.

Education / Certifications Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Accounting & Finance or Project Management equivalent

  • PMP or equivalent project management certification is a plus

What’s in it For You


Our people are our greatest assets. Here are some of the benefits we offer for your personal and professional growth:

  • Learning & Development: Best in class mentorship, process training and exposure to regional and global projects.

  • Benefits:  Social insurance, transportation allowance, paid volunteering days, parental leave and many more.

  • Perks:  Mental Health day off, ongoing learning and development and more

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