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Project Manager/ Project Delivery (Corporate IT Department) : CITD

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Project Manager
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Rakuten, Inc.
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00013551 Requisition #

Rakuten is one of the leading e-commerce companies in the world. Our mission is to empower people and society through the internet while aiming at becoming the Global Innovation Company.

Corporate IT Department (CITD) is looking for a senior project manager who can manage multiple projects, leveraging project metrics to drive improvement, and actively contributes to maintaining excellent project management principles at Rakuten.


Responsibilities:

  • Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives
  • Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members
  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
  • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project
  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources 
  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations, and business needs
  • Drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders
  • Manage ongoing quality control and participate in quality issue resolution
  • Define the Statement of Work and Specifications
  • Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies, and critical path deliverables
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, and key stakeholders
  • Define success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project and program life cycle
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project and program team
  • Manage project and program issues and risks to mitigate impact to baseline
  • Continue professional development in order to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods and best practices
  • Establish practices, templates, policies, tools, and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization

Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Excellent experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC / Waterfall
  • Proven ability in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence
  • Build and maintain relationships by engaging stakeholders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills
  • Tools: Calrizen, Excel, Word and PowerPoint; PPM
  • Experience negotiating vendor contracts
  • Experience with infrastructure, network and related technologies
  • Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget close
  • Strong experience presenting to executive sponsors and demonstrated communication skills; both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff, all levels of management
  • Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executive’s sponsors, team members, stakeholders and peers
  • Team-building skills with technical and non-technical staff
  • Experience conducting research into project-related issues and products
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Diplomatic and motivational skills
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  • Able to learn, understand and apply new technologies
  • Support diverse and inclusive work environment



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