Project Manager E-Commerce

  • Competitive
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan McKinley - Tokyo
  • 17 Feb 19

Project Manager E-Commerce

Language Proficiency

Japanese: Native
English: Intermediate/Business

Lead exciting IT e-commerce projects for global brands in Japan for European company


  • Communicate with clients, understand system requirements and expectations
  • Negotiate details with client about delivery and support
  • Translate requirements into technical specifications documents for development team
  • Exploring feasibility and profitability of multiple options and testing the scenarios
  • Collaborate with senior management and stakeholders to define project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Coordinate life cycle of the development projects, including resources management and scheduling
  • Actively sharing best practices with global team of PMs

Required skills
  • 3+ years of experience as PM (Project Manager) in e-commerce
  • Experience using Agile methodology
  • Familiar with web technologies, testing, and web programming languages such as Java, Javascript and HTML
  • Strong negotiation skills

Preferred skills
  • Japanese native level, English business level or higher
  • Experience working with ERP or CRM systems

Personal Attributes
  • Autonomous personality, able to thrive with minimal supervision
  • Desire to strive for the highest quality and result
  • Enjoys talking to various clients and seeing business results

About our client

Headquartered in Europe, this company delivers consulting, implementation and managed services for the e-commerce platforms of emerging brands and premier brand retailers around the world. They optimize customer experience and help brands drive online sales and customer satisfaction in new markets in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Having just entered Japan, they need highly talented people to bring the same level of creative implementation of e-commerce to the Japan market. They work with various clients in BtoC space, and you will likely handle 1-3 projects at one time.
You will be able to take a lot of training as this company are always looking to improve the skills of their employees. Enjoy intra-company hackathons and global trainings, as well as a lot of flexibility to pace your own workstyle.

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