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Job Description

Manage and deliver a broad range of IT projects in Fortune 500 global investment firm


  • Assess the As-Is and To-Be status of the technology in the firm, focused on the retail side of the business (Private investments)
  • Manage development and on-time delivery of technology project pipeline
  • Provide support and insight, and coordinate related activities for projects and solutions within Japan as well as globally, in line with business priorities
  • Cooperate with business users in Japan firm and develop a strong working relationship with the key stakeholders
  • Work with both onshore (Japan) and offshore (other regions) development teams on the architecture and delivery of digital tools and platforms
  • Function as a Business Analyst from time to time, translating business requirements into specs documentation for the development team to work with

Required skills

  • 10+ years of Project Management experience in technology field
  • Understanding of financial services, investments in particular
  • Experience working with Japanese business users, either internal or on client side
  • Experience working with different delivery methodologies, including Agile
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Fluent Japanese or higher, as well as business English or higher

*Please note that unfortunately, visas cannot be sponsored at this time, so please make sure you are eligible to work in Japan before applying

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of brokerage related IT solutions (such as Sonar, STAR, Web3)
  • Knowledge of cloud technology/digital transformation background
  • Experience working in a global organization

Personal Attributes

  • Team player - enjoys working with different people to get things moving
  • Able to present complex ideas in a simple way to people in the organization that may not have a technical background

About our client
A US-based firm focusing on investment management and securities. They have a big footprint in Japan, and have been growing a lot throughout the last years, including the Covid period. They have a flexible workstyle, and promote people's career growth within the organization.

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