The customer is the focus of everything we do, and millions of end users rely on our products daily. We believe in the value of empowering Agile Project Manager / Delivery Manager with the resources to solve critical problems for the future of our business, which is why we need you.
General Accountability :
As an Agile Project Manager / Delivery Manager the incumbent will manage one or more agile and / or hybrid projects, in order to deliver upon strategic enterprise objectives via a multi-disciplinary and dynamic cross-departmental team of professionals.
This role will enable both Waterfall and Agile based delivery capabilities as well as applying the Hybrid delivery model for related projects, adding further value by directly supporting the usage of Agile knowledge & practice to bring about delivery efficiencies.
The Agile PM / DM will focus on successfully delivering complex projects through the optimization of team dynamics and executing delivery interface support (internal and external stakeholder management) and planning (inclusive of budget, scope, and risk management).
This role will work with the project sponsor or product owner to define and implement the delivery roadmap and key interdependencies across projects and programs.
This role will have a direct correlation and implementation of decisions that build high performing teams, where the PM / DM will foster team members energy and motivation to bring about success.
Key Responsibilities :
Project Delivery :
Successful management of the delivery of projects and products using appropriate agile project management methodology
Lead the collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritizing the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team working with the scrum master to enable squad based delivery
Management of one or more cross-functional & multidisciplinary team(s)
Ensure all products are built to an appropriate level of quality for the stage (MVP, production)
Provide regular reports on delivery health including time, cost, scope and benefits.
Establish a project & product view of critical path milestones and ensure tracking and reporting against these
Assess and report key delivery risks, issues and dependencies
5+ years experience in exemplary and consistent performance in managing large and complex strategic initiatives
3+ years in the insurance industry (Life Insurance or Financial Institutions preferred)
3+ years in managing teams of people, either direct reporting or through projects
Hands-on experience driving development & implementing improvement of business processes within large organizations
Proven experience in delivering projects and products following an Agile or Hybrid methodology
Hands-on experience balancing multiple priorities and dealing with ambiguity
Solid understanding of the Agile methods of delivery and ability to refine methods to optimize delivery
Ability to create and deliver meaningful presentations and insights back to key stakeholders throughout the organization (both across levels and functions)
Possess excellent leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills to lead cross-functional teams and coach / advise peers and staff
Strong planning and organization skills with the ability to work independently with minimal direction in situations requiring adaption to changes
Proven knowledge of business operations, communications, and project lifecycles
Team player, self-motivated, confident and results-driven with the ability to successfully manage interaction with internal stakeholders with professionalism and collaboration
ACP, Scrum Master, or Product Owner certification is an advantage
Reporting creating presentations for various stakeholders
Ability to think and work creatively and work around traditional roadblocks
Bilingual in Japanese & English is required
Department guideline for Work from Home At the moment, WHF is possible after 1 week
Overtime 20- 40 hours per month.
Based on our Work Rules, we will consider your experience, skills and knowledge when we decide the salary.
Commutation allowance and Variable Incentive Bonus are paid based on our Work Rules.
Working Hours :
Standard Working Hours : 9 : 00am - 5 : 00pm (Include 1 hour break. Flextime system available)
Social Insurance (Health Insurance, Employees' Pension, Unemployment Insurance, Worker's Accident Insurance), Benefit One, Training system (include Japanese lesson / English lesson), Childcare Leave / Family care Leave, Baby-sitter support program, wiwiw System (Support program for those who take Childcare Leave), Retirement Pension (only for Regular employee).
Holidays / Vacations :
Saturdays and Sundays
Year-end and new year holidays (December 30, December 31, January 2 and January 3)
Annual Paid Holiday
For Regular employee, other special holidays are available (e.g. Anniversary Leave, etc.)
Location : Sasazuka Office
What motivates you?
You obsess about customers, listen, engage and act for their benefit
You think big, with curiosity to discover ways to use your agile mindset and enable business outcomes
You thrive in teams, and enjoy getting things done together
You take ownership and build solutions, focusing on what matters
You do what is right, work with integrity and speak up
You share your humanity, helping us build a diverse and inclusive work environment for everyone
Global Grade : S4, S5 or M1 (skills and experience are taken into account)
Our commitment to you
Our mission; to be a part of making Decisions Easier and Lives Better
A leadership team dedicated to your growth and success
A bold ambition and set of goals to be a leader in driving transformation in our industry
Our best. Every day.