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Job Description

Exciting Product Owner/Product Manager role in an Agile organization, working with Fortune-500 clients in global teams


  • Lead development of cloud-based digital products and digital transformation projects in an Agile environment
  • Thoroughly understand painpoints from the client side, come up with digital strategies as well as concrete solutions that will solve those problems and impact their business.
  • Developing storyboards and wireframes for the new product, prioritization of features and backlog, creating user stories, setting product KPIs, as well as monitoring/tracking them.
  • Ensuring the solutions are in the commercial interest of the client and creating a value-add with each delivery.

Required skills

  • Background in systems development; either hands-on as a programmer or as a Project Manager.
  • 5+ years of experience leading projects as Product Owner or Product Manager, either in a client-facing role or inhouse
  • Experience leading cross functional teams
  • Track record of leading product development for 2 or more products that have been used by large user groups
  • Strong understanding of UX processes and UI design
  • Fluent or native Japanese skills (written and spoken), as well as business English or above.

*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

  • Experience in client-facing role is preferred
  • Product Owner or Agile related certification (PMI-ACP, CSM, CPO etc)

Personal Attributes

  • Can think outside the box and come up with novel ideas, likes to challenge status-quo
  • Enjoys working with people with different professional and cultural backgrounds

About our client
One of the leading consulting firms in the world has a strong technical team that leads Agile development with their clients on business-critical projects. As the role itself is NOT a consulting role (it's a delivery role), so you will have a good work-life balance, while working on the cutting edge of technology in diverse projects.
You will be able to take ownership of the products, that will be actually developed (and not just advisory).

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