Job Description :
Rakuten is one of the leading e-commerce companies in the world. Our mission is to contribute to society by creating value through innovation and entrepreneurship.
while aiming at becoming the Global Innovation Company.
Rakuten group’s 70+ businesses worldwide span e-commerce, digital content, communications and fintech, bringing the joy of discovery to almost 1.
3 billion members across the world. We have a diversified workforce made up of talented employees from more than 70 countries and regions.
The Big Data Department is where data and technology come together, providing some of the most important touch points for our e-commerce customers, encompassing search, behavioral data, personalization, and advertising technologies.
We strive to continuously improve the quality of our services and the richness of our functionality to provide the most amazing user experience.
To do so, we continuously consume and learn from large-scale data sets as well as deliver some of the largest distributed-systems deployments in the company.
We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to lead the expansion of our portfolio to support new Rakuten businesses and applicationsworldwide, both within the company and external strategic partnerships.
Your job will be tocoordinatewith these services whether corporate acquisitions,internalentrepreneurealefforts, or other companies or entities and assist them in incorporating Big Data infrastructure and capabilities into their technical stack to help them grow their business.
To do this, you will need toorganizeandstructuredevelopment and deployment activities across BDD, our customers, and other technical and business functions within Rakuten both in Japan and worldwide.
Reach out. When we’re working with a new business, we don’t know all the answers. Who does what? What are their priorities?
You will be responsible for reaching out and buildingnewrelationships.
Ask questions and learn. Rakuten has a lot of moving parts. Supporting internal business requires not only familiarity with our own systems, but withteams supporting infrastructure, account management, legal and privacy.
You will need to build your knowledge and make connections.
Make Things Happen. We want to make service onboarding fast and easy.Your success in this role is dependent on ensuring that projects move forward and complete.
This take influence, persistence, and organization.
Navigate Internally and Externally. Our service expansion plans lie not just within the Rakuten Group. You will need to represent Rakuten and our team in meeting with external strategic partners, both in Japan and globally.
Business level / conversational ability inboth Japanese and English.
3-5years experienceworkingas a project or program manager. Formal training or certification in the domain (e.g. PMP) a plus.
Understanding of or familiarity with commercial software development processes, even if not in a technicalrole.
Customer-facing experience understanding business models and acting in a professional, supportive role.
Strong negotiation skill set and experience with external clients.
Problem solving and persuasion skills ability to deal with the new and unexpected.
English (Overall - 3 - Advanced), Japanese (Overall - 3 - Advanced)