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Project Manager for Mobile Apps

Job Seekers Japan IT Technology & Telecoms

Job Description

Utilize new technologies to manage the development of cutting edge mobile & web apps used by millions of people across the globe


  • Engage with the client from early stage to negotiate and determine the details of the project
  • Manage offshore teams of engineers, and engineering leads in Japan, per each project and project phase
  • Manage QCD (high Quality, low Cost, on-time Delivery) with the different project stakeholders
  • Keep the client up-to-date on the project process and gather any upcoming needs after the initial roll-out
  • Establish best practices and share those with the other PMs in the company

Required skills

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with web development (any language)
  • 3+ years of Project Management experience
  • Fluent Japanese or native Japanese
  • Intermediate English or better

*Please note you can only apply to this role if you are currently able to work legally in Japan

Preferred skills

  • Experience managing projects with offshore resources
  • PMP certification

Personal Attributes

  • Motivated to create great applications and work positively with clients.
  • Can manage expectations in the team and on client side, not a 'yes-man', but thinks well about each issue.

About our client
A young company that has their HQ in Tokyo, working hard on getting more and more marketshare. They have been around for just over 10 years, but have already delivered multiple global projects and operate offices in more than 10 countries.
They provide digital transformation consulting and develop any needed tools and applications for their clients. They critically look at new technologies, and have adopted the ones that can bring value, working with RPA technologies and bringing AI technology to consumers.
This company is set up very flat, so you can talk to anyone in the organization easily. The tech team is a mix of foreigners and locals. The company language is Japanese.
Enjoy benefits like free massages (post-Covid situation), English lessons and other self-development support, and depending on the project business trips overseas (also post-Covid situation).

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