Job ID : 954858 Date Updated : July 2nd, 2020

IT Solution Owner - Insurance industry

Hiring Company Ahead Consulting & Managed Services K.K.
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 9 million yen ~ 10 million yen

Job Description

Ahead Group is looking for a Solution Owner to join a major player in the Insurance industry, partner with their Business sections and help them build and deliver the solutions. This is a hands-on technical leadership role initially focused on building the customer centric IT service, maintaining them and delivering continuous improvements.


  • Partner with the product owners and build the services with IT vendors that are customer centric and differentiate us from our competitors.
  • Own and maintain the technical excellence of our services and ensure all the underlying technologies are kept up-to-date.
  • Control the IT service/maintenance activities of the system.
  • Lead the technology design and implementation of underlying applications that are secure and scalable while offering superior user experience (UX) and performance.
  • Deliver continuous improvements in partnership with the Business Unit.
  • Lead, manage and mentor a group of developers (internal and external).
  • Provide innovative ideas and solutions to problems.


General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Business Level
Minimum Education Level Technical/Vocational College
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills


  • Experience delivering strategic business-enabling applications, eventually managing a portfolio of applications.
  • Experience managing or participating in large projects collaborating with regional/global teams and multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong grasp of information security standards, principles and how they apply to business applications.
  • Program/project management experience with excellent issue and risk management skills.
  • Operational experience with IT providers, Software editor and packages (define, manage and govern delivery KPIs).
  • Experience driving project and process improvements via commercial software packages.
  • Have a strong working knowledge of the following technologies – Java, Oracle, Web technologies and Linux.
  • Having deep billing system knowledge is a plus.
  • Understanding of ITIL ver.3.0 preferred.
  • A collaborative & flexible quick action taker who thinks customer first
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • Proficiency both in Japanese and English
  • English Requirement: Business Level
  • Japanese Requirement: Business Level

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 9 million yen ~ 10 million yen
Hiring Company Information

Ahead Consulting & Managed Services K.K.

IT Solution Owner - Insurance industry - 954858

Company Description

Ahead Group is a specialized technology consulting, managed services, and staffing organization providing services across the APAC region.

Ahead Group supports international clients with strategic positions in Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Singapore. As a long-term partner, Ahead Group provides flexible tailor-made technology solutions for every client. The specialists at Ahead Group have significant industry experience and deliver high quality, effective results.

Company History:
Ahead Consulting was founded in 2014 in Tokyo, Japan, to provide high quality IT services to the finance and insurance industries. Ahead Consulting has since expanded with offices in Hong Kong and Singapore to support regional clients.

Ahead Group Ltd. was established in 2017 as the regional holding company for all Ahead subsidiaries.

Ahead Staffing was established in 2017 as an affiliate of Ahead Consulting to address the need for permanent recruitment and dispatch hiring in Japan.