Project Manager

    • Tokyo, Japan

Job Description

1. Role Purpose:

A Project Manager is a motivated, result driven individual that manages all project related activities for the Japan Professional Services Organisation.

2. Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
· Manage project to ensure that the project remains within agreed scope, schedule, cost and quality
· Provide decision making authority across all technical and business process related issues
· Identify, maintain and manage project budgets
· Manage scope to meet project deadlines
· Provide project reports through to Engagement Managers
· Identify team resources required in conjunction with all Engagement Managers
· Mange the project team (if there is one)
· Maintain resource capability across the project
· Ensure that IT, infrastructure, process and organisation elements of a project are addressed and integrated
· Manage project plan and schedule
· Promptly resolve project issues and remove associated project delays
· Identify Project risks and mitigate appropriately.
· Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to deliver an efficient Project Management function on behalf of VMware.
· Continuously drive constant improvement within the consultancy teams to increase the customer experience, drive further adoption of VMware technology and grow the Professional Services business
· Own, manage, track and report on the successful delivery of projects using the organisations project delivery/tracking tool Changepoint
· Manage, track and report on the financial (Revenue, Costs, Margin) aspects for all assigned projects

3. Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

Native level of Japanese is mandatory. Business level of English preferable.

Role Specific Technical Skills:
· Capable to daily work with MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project, Changepoint, SharePoint

Role Specific Commercial skills:
· Has personal pride in the quality of work delivered
· Has created project plans and schedules
· Managed Risk and Issues log's
· Is able to provide on a weekly report updates on delivery revenue forecasts including their current status, likely close, possible over-runs

Previous Experience:
· 5 years of experience in the IT industry with a minimum of 3 years in Project Management or a similar delivery management role, including people management

· BS/BA degree or equivalent industry qualification & management experience

Personal Attributes and Competencies:
· Is personable and well presented
· Is able to communicate effectively with all levels of a VMware and customer organisation (e.g. Technology individual to CIO's) and vary the message and content based on audience
· Is results focused by delivering no matter what the challenges
· Can demonstrate perseverance against adversity
· Demonstrates ownership and responsibility for what has been committed
· Has excellent communications and interpersonal skills
· Has a strong Business and financial acumen
· Has the ability to collaborate with other peers and stakeholders effectively
· Is able to manage their time effectively within the 90 day business cycle
· Has the ability to travel (nationally & internationally) up to 25% when required

4. Major Challenges:

Project Delivery:
· Commencing projects at a time that suits both PSO and customers
· Delivery of technically complicated projects with limited customer buy-in
· Completing projects in such a way that end of quarter revenue goals, required margin and deadlines are achieved

Staff Management:
· Communicating Project Management goals and objectives to technical staff

Personal Management:
· Ensuring a work life balance is achieved
· Balancing the demands of project delivery, revenue achievement and staff management




  • コンサルタントと連携し、支援内容を定義したドキュメント等の作成(作業範囲記述書(SOW)の作成)
  • サブコントラクターへの受発注管理(作業指示書(Work Order)/注文書(Purchase Order)、検収書管理、入出金管理)

  • コンサルタントと連携したプロジェクト計画進行状況管理(スケジュール管理)
  • 定期的な問題発生状況の確認および必要に応じたエスカレーション
  • サービス提供後の顧客満足度調査の実施と結果分析

  • 売上およびコストの実績管理と予測管理

  • グローバルオペレーションチームへの各種レポーティング/エスカレーション
  • 生産性・迅速性向上に向けたビジネスプロセス改善業務

  • IT業界における、グローバルチーム連携のあるビジネスオペレーション業務実績 5年以上
  • PM経験 3年以上できれば5年以上

  • サービスビジネスにおけるビジネスオペレーション経験
  • PMP保持者
  • Excel 集計・分析スキル(関数・VBA・分析手法)
  • ファイナンス知識
  • 英語力(Discussionレベル)

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