Project Leader

Job Location: Tokyo, Japan

Employee Type: Permanent

Business Section: Airline or IT

Date of Joining: ASAP

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for delivering the project deliverables per the SoW agreed
  • Manage the activities, resources and constraints to achieve desired plans
  • Organize and define project governance mechanism including clear roles and responsibilities for the project team members
  • Achieve the KPIs defined for the project
  • Point of contact for the customer on all project aspects
  • Lead support accounts

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Plan, execute, monitor and control software development life cycle phases from requirements elicitation till software deployment activities
  • Ensure overall understanding of customer requirements, applications, design and development procedures, associated tools and technology, versions of the associated development platforms and transition details to the offshore development team
  • Ensure overall understanding of the technical design and development deliverables, application set up and deployment procedures to facilitate reviews/acceptance for the same
  • Manage the project execution and coordinate with the offshore, onsite , customer and other relevant teams to align the deliverables expectations between the producer and consumer teams
  • Identify the root causes, corrective and preventive actions of issues and defects
  • Coordinate with customer and delivery teams to share progress information, analyze deviations from plans and report corrective/recovery actions to achieve the expectations
  • PoC for the offshore team and onsite team to source support from other internal expert teams inorder to influence the success of the project and customer requirements
  • Analyse project’s overall performance and document lessons learnt to be shared across project team to ensure project improvements are planned and implemented
  • Provide support for pre-sales activities


  • Minimum 6-10 years’ experience in a full software development life-cycle project
  • Good understanding of JAVA, SOAP, XML, SQL, OOA and OOD Concepts
  • Hand’s on experience of FP estimation, WBS estimation, Project management tools –MS project, MS office tools, SHAREPOINT, JIRA etc
  • Good knowledge of design patterns, design models and multi-tier architecture applications
  • Proven, successful track record of managing software development activities from multi locations and coordination with customers and offshore /onsite delivery teams
  • Experience in Airline domain / Passenger Reservation Systems is an added advantage

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Currently reside in Japan and can have face to face interviews at Tokyo Office.
  • Native Japanese

Recruitment Process:

Candidates who pass resume screening will proceed with the 1st interview.

  • 1st Step: Face to Face or Online interview with Hiring Manager
  • 2nd Step: Face to Face interview with IBS Japan President
  • Final Step: Online interview with Corporate HR Manager

We Can Offer You:

  • Compensation: Competitive salary (depends upon candidates’ skill and experience)
  • Holidays: Saturdays & Sundays, National Holidays, December 30th to January 3rd
  • Leave: 15-day annual paid leave, 6-day annual sick leave
  • Insurance: Health Insurance, Unemployment Insurance, Occupational Injury and Workers Compensation
  • Probation Period: 3 months after the day of commencement

How to Apply:

E-mail Japanese and English resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.