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Job ID : 1012840 Date Updated : February 24th, 2021
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Software Program Project Manager ~12m

Hiring Company Global Medical Testing and Oncology
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 8 million yen ~ 12 million yen

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Own project management activities: timeline management, meeting arrangement, minutes, risk management, partnering activities management, issues resolution and team dynamic management
  • Lead a cross functional product development core team in the execution of deliverables.  Work closely with RWC, Lab, Quality, Marketing, Regulatory, Medical Affairs and other departments to ensure project priorities and decisions are consistent between teams and corporate strategic plans
  • Lead a cross functional joint project team with external partners to align and execute the project per contractual milestones
  • Communicate program updates to the core team, to functional management and to executive leadership both internally and externally
  • Ensure timely team completion of documents required for the product design history file
  • Lead team efforts to mitigate risks and resolve issues quickly as they arise
  • Lead the team through problem resolution including root cause analysis and corrective action
  • Lead the team to prepare for phase gate reviews and other go/no go decisions required by executive leadership
  • Lead the program planning process
  • Ensure effective communications with the Core Teams using a variety of tools and channels
  • Define program resource needs, negotiate program resourcing plans and track resource usage over the course of the program
  • Perform other related duties and assignments as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or a technical discipline. An advanced degree in either business or a technical field is desired. Relevant experience of 4 to 7 years with BS/BA and 3-5 years with Master’s degree
    PMP or similar certification is highly desired
  • Experience working in team environments is required. Knowledge of Program / Project Management tools such as project scheduling, work breakdown structures, time and cost reporting is required.
  • Experience working in MHLW/PMDA-regulated environments is preferable
  • Industry experience in medical diagnostics, next-gen sequencing and/or biotech is strong preferred
  • Experience leading core teams to successfully launch medical devices or in vitro diagnostic products is highly desired
  • Position requires the ability to collect information from multiple sources, sort through, integrate, and resolve often conflicting requirements, and drive an organization through the various issues to result in a successful product launch
  • Experience with program management software and PMP certification preferred


Additional Information

The client is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.




General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English usage about 50%)
Minimum Japanese Level Business Level
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status No permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills


Prefer : experience of life science industry background


1.           Software project development management experience over 3 years

2.           System operation project

3.           Technical leader experience

4.           Cloud system, Web base backend development

5.           English: above business level Japanese: above upper business level

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 8 million yen ~ 12 million yen
Salary Bonuses Bonuses included in indicated salary.
Work Hours Monday - Friday (Flex)
Holidays Weekends and National Holidays + Annual Leave allotment
Job Division IT

Hiring Company Information

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio About half Japanese
Recruiter Company Information

RGF Professional Recruitment Japan

Software Program Project Manager ~12m - 1012840

Company Description

RGF Professional Recruitment Japan provides bilingual professionals to multinational corporations. We are functional recruiters focusing on Finance & Accounting, Banking, Legal, HR & GA, Logistics, Telecoms, Sales & Marketing, and Technology.