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Job Description

Join an international, Agile team to build BtoB software applications as a Product Manager


  • Develop and execute product strategies and roadmaps for our software applications targeted at the Japanese market.
  • Conduct market research, competitive analysis, and customer insights to identify market trends, user needs, and business opportunities.
  • Collaborate with the development team to define product requirements, features, and functionalities.
  • Prioritize product backlogs and plan releases, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality software applications.
  • Work closely with design teams to create intuitive and user-friendly interfaces that align with Japanese user preferences.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to ensure effective product development, including defining project scope, managing timelines, and resolving issues.
  • Engage with Japanese customers to gather feedback, understand their requirements, and provide exceptional customer support (in Japanese).
  • Monitor and analyze product performance, user metrics, and market trends to drive data-informed decision-making.
  • Collaborate with the sales and marketing teams to create effective go-to-market strategies and support product launches in Japan.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, technological advancements, and competitor activities related to software applications.

Required skills

  • Proven experience of 5+ years as a Product Manager in the software industry..
  • Fluency or native-level proficiency in Japanese is essential, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong English skills (business level or above) to collaborate effectively with international teams and stakeholders.
  • Deep understanding of Agile software development processes and project management methodologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to gather and analyze market research and customer insights.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and address product-related challenges.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

*Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this role. If you apply from outside of Japan, and do not need sponsorship, please indicate so on your CV.

Preferred skills

  • Familiarity with software localization and customization for the Japanese market is highly desirable.

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Passion for technology, software applications, and a strong customer focus.

About our client
One of the leading consulting firms in the world, looking for someone to work on internal applications in a diverse team. They have a liberal WFH policy. It's a great place to learn the latest technologies, as they really push the envelope when it comes to adopting new technologies.


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