Program Manager


Salary:

¥15M - 20400000 / annum

Location:

Tokyo

Date posted:

August 13, 2018

Employment type:

Project

Job reference:

10372812-MRAA

Specialisation:

Project consulting


Description

Job Description

One of top Japanese securities firm is currently looking for Program Manager for its Finance Change Program which is a cross-departmental and cross-regional initiative. The Program consists of several individual work streams focusing on the assessment, revision & enhancement, and implementation of process and system improvements across the treasury and treasury operations functions.

1) Group / Job Overview:

The role will report in to the Finance Change team, which is responsible for the oversight of the departments’ change portfolio.

Key areas of coverage are as follows:

  • Change spend - Budget / Actuals / Forecast
  • Change Management Standards
  • Portfolio Management - Optimisation / dependency analysis / Conflict Management
  • Program delivery - Provide professional program management resource to deliver key firm wide programmes

2) Responsibilities:

As a PMO, the candidate will be expected to execute the following tasks

  • Work with key Treasury SME, Senior stakeholders, Project managers and IT lead to agree program scope and plan, with key milestones
  • Oversee progress of each project work stream (defined by entity); provide up-to-date project status reports to management.
  • Ensure effective quality assurance and the overall integrity of the program
  • Ensure program delivery is to the appropriate level of quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with the program plan and governance
  • Organize and run the necessary meetings to govern and administer the overall project portfolio
  • Understand and monitor cross-project dependencies that may impact overall program delivery
  • Ensure project managers deliver projects in accordance with firms’s project management protocols and standards.
  • Provide budgetary control over the projects
  • Work closely with Project Managers and Business Analysts to provide timely status updates to ensure tasks are completed to plan, with any delays escalated accordingly

3) Requirements (indicate mandatory and/or preferred):

  • Working experience as a Program / Senior project manager is a must
  • Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling projects and programs
  • Good communication skills to deal with both domestic and international counterparts (Japanese skills required)
  • Tenacity and diplomatic tact to drive the project in the face of resistance is required
  • Demonstrable ability and confidence to build relationships across the Business and Corporate Functions (including Technology) at all levels
  • Ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems
  • Experience in cross-sectional/ departmental communication is required
  • Experience in business-related area would be preferred


Tokyo

Ote Center Bldg, 22F
1-1-3 Otemachi
Japan, Tokyo 100-0004
+813 5219 6633
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