Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 6000000 - 16000000 JPY
Job Function: Consultant
Reference: JO-180711-167092
Industry: Technology/Online
Sub-Industry: Digital Content

Company Overview

A digital division of a worldwide famous strategic consulting firm

Job Description

Product managers are builders that bear overall responsibility for product definition and delivery.
Product managers work with design, strategy and engineering to create a compelling vision culminating with delivery of a disruptive product to market that fits customer needs.
The product manager facilitates the product requirements gathering across the team, and manages the incubation/commercialization process gates and deadlines to ensure successful and hygienic delivery. Product managers are the driver of the multidisciplinary team through lean, agile-based incubation and commercialization process – e.g., Build, Learn, Adapt.

-Act as the voice of the customer in the definition of innovative digital solutions
-Work with strategic design to gain an understanding of user personas, pain points and journeys
-Provide insights into product, technology and market trends
-Develop feature lists, user stories, and roadmaps
-Gather and manage product feedback through surveys, concept testing, analytics tools, and A/B testing
-Be a champion of the MVP concept, distilling the product down to what is desirable, viable and feasible
-Monitor and report on product KPIs
-Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to scope, design, concept test and deliver innovative solutions
-Assist with the development of business cases and operating plans
-Develop materials to communicate progress to partners and clients
-Assist in the development of new business proposals

Requirements

Strong understanding of mobile and web technologies and industries
A demonstrated and focused desire to build products and services that customers will love
Working knowledge of agile development methodologies
Experience launching multiple digital products
An ability to think strategically and creatively
Superior interpersonal and communication skills
The ability to ensure the confidentiality of sensitive information and thrive in a fast-paced, intellectually-demanding and service-oriented environment
The capacity for self-motivation, independent initiative and creative problem-solving
A diligent attention to detail and strong technical intuition
The ability to manage time and schedules to meet aggressive deadlines and influence through persuasive written and verbal communication
The capacity for self-motivation, independent initiative and creative problem-solving
A diligent attention to detail and strong technical intuition, as well as the ability to set and manage expectations at the executive level
Excellent leadership skills with experience collaborating with cross-functional teams
The ability to manage time and schedules to meet aggressive deadlines and influence through persuasive written and verbal communication