Project Manager/ Project Leader

Job Location: Tokyo, Japan

Employee Type: Permanent

Business Section: Airline or IT

Report to: Service Delivery Manager

Date of Joining: ASAP

Team size: 8-12

IBS Japan is looking for a Project Manager with experience in managing and delivering large scale IT systems, preferably airline related, for Japanese customers with strong bilingual (Japanese and English) skills.


  • Delivery Portfolio – Accountable for managing and Delivery of major program
  • Leadership: Motivate & drive teams to develop delivery strategy, deliver high quality services, and drive revenue growth. Establish, coach, influence, guide & drive teams to bring in behavioral transformations toward achieving the goals
  • Customer Focus: Understand customer priorities and business context, and be able to recommend the right delivery/operating model. Engage customer stakeholders at various levels – Project level, program level and portfolio/senior management level effectively from delivery / business perspective
  • Business Focus : Understand customer business landscape and engage customers at the business level and showcase value to customers through innovations, suggestions & aligning delivery priorities
  • Organization Design & Development: Design & establish delivery organization & governance that can scale, be agile & effective and support revenue growth
  • Delivery Outcomes: Achieve delivery outcomes as expected and in a sustainable manner. (Quality, Schedule, Cost, Commercial and Business KPIs of SBU & PROGRAM)

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Hold valid Japan work permit and Japan residence card
  • Currently reside in Japan and can have face to face interviews at Tokyo Office
  • Minimum of 8/5 (Project Manager/Project Leader) year experience in managing and delivering large scale IT systems, preferably travel and airline related.
  • A proven, successful track record of onsite project management support working with Japanese customers and offshore delivery teams
  • Strong command of Japanese (JLPT N1 or N2)
  • Good command of English (TOEIC 850 or above)
  • Capability of interacting with team/customer proactively

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: Based on competence and skill set
  • Holidays: Saturdays & Sundays, National Holidays, December 30th to January 3rd
  • Leave:  15-day annual paid leave and 6-day annual sick leave
  • Insurance: Health, Unemployment Insurance, Occupational Injury and Workers Compensation
  • Probation Period: 3 months after the day of commencement

How to Apply:

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