APAC Application Manager

  • Competitive
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan Tokyo Tokyo-to JP
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan McKinley - Tokyo
  • 21 Aug 18 2018-08-21

APAC Application Manager

This global company with people in over 25 countries is seeking someone in Japan to manage their applications for APAC


  • Develop technology strategy for the business that align with the regional and global teams and their business strategy
  • Make yourself aware of new technologies and their ability to provide a competitive edge to the company, and get buy-in from the business to implement these solutions.
  • Seek out opportunities to use technology to achieve high-level business objectives across APAC
  • Prepare detailed project analyses for a wide range of IT projects, and help the business to prioritise their projects
  • Manage a wide range of projects across applications, ensure budgets and timescales are kept to, and participate in the steering group in APAC and globally.

Required skills
  • 10+ years in Information Technology with proven experience in business and technical analysis and project management
  • Experience participating actively in a full life cycle SAP implementation in at least a team lead role (SAP project management experience highly preferred)
  • Proven ability to communicate technical concepts to nontechnical people to enhance understanding

Preferred skills
  • Detailed experience and knowledge of SAP S4/HANA will be a huge benefit in this role.
  • Exposure to other ERP/CRM systems is a bonus, as is other languages aside from English and Japanese

Personal Attributes
  • Outgoing, able to build relationships with senior and junior members alike, and able to work consistently to provide solid results.

About our client

A global manufacturing company with presence across every continent

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.