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Job Description

Client-facing Project Management/AI Consultant position in international AI technology company.


  • Communicate with clients about their problem and judge if it can be solved with AI technology, and if so, how.
  • Define needs and requirements in a clear manner, and discuss possible solutions with the technology team.
  • Manage development projects with the engineering team and ensure complete and swift delivery to clients.
  • Based on previous systems and deliveries, devise new AI products that can be brought to the market that will benefit a wider audience.

Required skills

  • Ability to gain trust from both the client as well as the internal teams by managing expectations, providing clear instructions, and giving continuous support.
  • Understanding of or strong interest in the AI field.
  • 5+ years of managing IT development projects for BtoB clients in Japan.
  • Ability to solve complex problems with a logical approach and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills to both business users, as well as engineers and researchers.
  • Understanding of technical architecture of applications.
  • Native level of Japanese, business level of English or higher.

*Please note that you must be allowed to work in Japan at the time of application, as new visas cannot be sponsored at this time.

Preferred skills

  • Ability to define work and what needs to be done, in a sometimes ambiguous and constantly changing environment.
  • Strong passion for delivering high-quality solutions using cutting-edge technology.

Personal Attributes

  • Enjoys autonomy and responsibility.
  • Curious personality, enjoys learning new things and diving into new client industries.

About our client

A unique AI Technology company based in Japan, with an international team of engineers. They develop a variety of technologies using computer vision in the Machine Learning and Deep Learning realms to solve real-world problems in any industry. They have a young team of very driven people, who work together in a flexible way across Asia. Partially remote work is possible, as long as you can visit clients here in Japan when needed.

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Mieke Aarsman
Mieke Aarsman
  • Manager | IT Recruitment