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Project Manager

  • Location: Jersey City, NJ
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Ref No: 20-02903
  • Date: June 25, 2020
  • Job title:

Alex Aponte

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Job Description - Project Manager

Project Manager

The Project Manager will be responsible for leading and managing the Systems planning/development projects that make new/enhanced system launching, based on the defined rules/procedures within the time and cost constraints.


  • Join project planning works and facilitating the business requirements definition discussion.
  • Join the feasibility study session to visualize the project scope and the key risk factors. 
  • Join the BRD preparation works by users to secure good consistency with PPD
  • Taking a lead in drafting the project planning documents (PPD) and depict whole project picture
  • e.g. resource plan , environment plan, schedule plan, budget plan, roles & responsibility plan etc.   
  • Taking a lead in drafting the WBS to track the tracking project progress closely.
  • Taking a lead to plan & deploy the counter action if critical issues happened or expected to happen. 
  • Taking a lead to coordinate with venders and/or development teams to ensure the delivery of the project deliverables that meet the required standard of quality.
  • Taking a lead in facilitating the meetings with project members and lead discussion to be fruitful. 
  • Taking a lead in managing Change Control process with drafting materials to explain.
  • Taking a lead of all document works to satisfy accountability for tracking the project status and handling project issues (manamegement report, Steering Committee Report, Tokyo Head Office report, etc. )
  • Update his/hers managers regularly and from time to time, to fix difficult issues as a team. 
  • Comply with IT policies and development procedures and works across practices that are prepared
  • based on the Japanese quality assurance methodology and optimized for global work stream. 
  • Manages the relationship and communications with key stakeholders including departments of
  • Head Office in Tokyo to be in line with global IT planning and coordination practice.


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience and/or education required.
  • At least 5 year experience of project management and/or IT planning and/or management works
  • Good at documentation works e.g. Pre-Study Plan, IT investment strategy, PPD, BRD, SIT strategy, Migration strategy    
  • Preferred that experience of working in Japanese global company either in IT or Business Operations
  • Detailed understanding of project management and risk control methodologies. 
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite; working knowledge of program/project management tools/software (MS Project, JIRA)
  • Excellent skills of organizing project management documents including good presentation capability.
  • Excellent verbal/ written communication skills among project members including senior managements
  • Planning, financial and budgetary control skills
  • Must be fluent in English. Much preferred if he/she has Japanese language capabilities including read/write/speak/hear/think. 


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