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Product Manager for new Tech products

Job Seekers Japan IT Professional Services

Job Description

Lead product development and deliver brand-new products utilizing cutting-edge technology such as AI, cloud, blockchain in global company


  • You will set, prioritize, and evaluate what a product will look like and what features it should contain, based on client needs.
  • Define mid-to long term product vision, design the road-map and identify growth opportunities.
  • Manage product feature backlog and plan the hands-on development for the product with engineering team.
  • Facilitate the development team work, by running scrum ceremonies (Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum etc), aligning goals and managing the different stakeholders in programming and design teams.
  • Set and continuously manage budget and overall timeline.
  • Elaborate the user stories and present POCs (proof of concept) to client or team.

Required skills

  • 7 years or more experience as a Product Manager, Product Owner, or similar background.
  • Experience with budgeting, contracts, stakeholder management and other project management related work.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and leadership skills, ideally in a multi-cultural or global environment.
  • Native level Japanese and business level English is required.

*Please note that you must be able to work in Japan legally at the time of application.

Preferred skills

  • Track record of successful product development in a BtoB environment.
  • Experience using JIRA for project tracking and/or Azure DevOps.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills.

Personal Attributes

  • Enjoys working in a diverse team and is open to new ideas.
  • Strong desire to learn continuously

About our client
Our client is one of the largest consulting firms in the world. They have made name for themselves with their technology development, creating products for clients that support them with solutions from paperless/digital transformation to drone tracking of machine maintenance etc. The project scope is very broad, and you will be able to tackle a myriad of problems by out-of-the-box thinking. Although the company has a start-up environment, they are a large company and have structures in place to allow for large-size and challenging projects.

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
  • 813 4550 6487