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Job Description

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

Roles/Responsibilities

  • 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.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Mieke Aarsman
Mieke Aarsman
  • Manager | IT Recruitment