The selected candidate will :
Be responsible for the day to day management of large projects defining and managing scope, budget, timelines and quality, with full responsibility and authority to complete the assigned project using traditional and agile methodologies.
Maintain project plans, anticipates, mitigates and handles project risks and ensures project timelines and budgets
Lead project teams consisting of multi-functional, global and virtual groups and directly supervises staff, ensuring the appropriate expectations, principles, structures, tools and responsibilities are in place to deliver the plan and deliver excellence
Facilitate Agile ceremonies such as the Daily Stand-up, Iteration Planning, System Demos, and Iteration Retrospective.
Support the Product Owner to manage the backlog and guide the team in balancing the priorities and scope.
Ensure that the project follows established client and EY specific processes.
Defines project scope and leads the development, documentation and implementation of large-scale projects and change initiatives in line with organizational policies and strategies, defining and maintaining realistic project plans and supervising progress against agreed quality and performance criteria in both traditional and Agile methodologies.
Reviews and ensures project financial management and reporting to relevant parties
Facilitates requirements gathering sessions and documents functional requirements / specifications to capture business needs and validates and acquires sign off from business representative.
Develops positive relationships across the business to facilitate open dialogue and identifies the communication needs of each interested party, ensuring engagement and acquiring formal agreement from relevant parties on scope, requirements and delivery
Skills and attributes for success
Excellent knowledge of Project Management Processes, Agile Methodologies
Demonstrable ability to use tools / independent spreadsheets to help analyze earn vs burn rate / earnings variances and other project financials.
To qualify for the role, you must have
Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, IT, Science, or other Technical qualification with 07-10 years in a corporate IT environment
PRINCE 2 / Project Management Professional (PMP) / Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and / or SAFe-certified
Experience working in Software product development projects using traditional as well as Agile methodologies
Excellent written and verbal communication skills must be able to communicate fluently in English and Japanese - both verbally and in writing
Ideally, you’ll also have
Experience working with ADO
Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
What we look for
A self-starter, independent-thinker, curious and creative person with ambition and passion!