Job ID : 901617 Date Updated : January 23rd, 2020

Junior Project Manager

Hiring Company SBI BITS Co., Ltd.
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience

Job Description

Your Role
You will be working in Business Project Management Office (BPMO) as a junior project manager. Your job is to support assigned projects and learn how to manage and deliver a project successfully. You will have the chance to expose yourself to the most advanced technologies and project management methodologies in a dynamic environment. As a junior project manager, you are expected to show your dedication to work and ability to learn new things in order to become an experienced project manager who can take responsibility and work independently.

Key Responsibilities

  • End to end project management including,
    • Business requirement gathering
    • Project planning (Scoping, Scheduling, Budgeting)
    • Facilitate execution and testing
    • Facilitate project roll-out, post release verification and closure reporting
  • Manage projects through baselines
  • Ensure projects are following PMO guidelines provided

Your Team 
The Business Project Management Office is a group of professional project managers and officers whose primary mission is to support project team to deliver projects successfully as per the SBI BITS project management methodology. Our responsibilities include, but are not limited to, defining the project management processes and procedures that should be followed, delivering business critical and strategic projects within scope, time and cost baselines and management and mitigation of project risks and issues. 

What We Offer 
Our employees are people who value teamwork with a result-driven mindset, who thrive in a challenging and diverse working environment. We welcome people who have similar backgrounds and mindsets to join us. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 1 year
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Business Level
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills


  • Bachelor or postgraduate degrees with a major in computer science, finance or relevant subjects; MBA degree is a plus
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in ICT domain (Infrastructure, application development, or security) 
  • Knowledge and experience in Waterfall and/or Agile project management methodologies
  • Self-motivated with a can-do attitude
  • Hands-on experience in project management tools will add an advantage
  • IT and Project management professional certifications will add an advantage
  • Experience in managing projects in cross-cultural environment will add an advantage
  • Experience in FINTECH project management will add an advantage
  • Fluent in either English or Japanese, bilingual would be an added advantage.

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience
Holidays 土日祝 年次有給休暇:初年度13日、2年目以降14日 ~ 最大23日まで給付
Hiring Company Information

SBI BITS Co., Ltd.

Junior Project Manager - 901617

Company Description

About Us

Originally established as the core of SBI Group’s FinTech strategy in July 2015, SBI BITS has fulfilled and surpassed this role, cementing its position as an up-and-coming Asian FinTech company with offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Dalian.

As of now, we provide full support of key technology for SBI Japannext, the largest PTS by trading volume in Japan and accompanying services. We are also the primary provider of IT services to Japan’s largest online retail trading brokerage, SBI Securities. By utilizing and developing cutting-edge advancements in financial technologies such as Blockchain KYC/AML, professional data center management, low-latency colocation services, and one of the world’s fastest matching engine, we supply clients with high financial solutions in an ever-evolving market.

We have gathered IT experts from all over the world and currently boast an international working environment of employees from over 40 countries. Top leaders, with more than 20 years of experience each in the FinTech industry, are spearheading the group.

Our identity is to be Japan's most modern FinTech Company that changes with the times, providing Financial Technologies based on customer needs, and ensuring that we're always innovating, always one step ahead, and always committed to the needs of the customer.

We have many new exciting projects planned ahead and always seeking for high caliber talents to join our dynamic teams. Do you want to be one of us?