PMO in Foreign Insurance Project

Role and Responsibility: 

  • Task management – not just maintain task sheet but follow up and lead it to the closure
  • Stakeholder management – become a communication hub with various project members (some are monolingual of Japanese/English).
  • Meeting facilitation
  • Various project management activities such as assignment, risk, progress
  • Support to organize steering committee and weekly progress meeting
  • Support to assess compliance with various guidelines and mitigation activities
  • Manage the programme level risks and issues register
  • Carry out assurance review processes as required by the Project Manager

Required Experience

  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft packages, including Project, Powerpoint, Word and Excel
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Understanding of the importance for detail and organization
  • Skill at managing stakeholder groups and balancing diplomacy and tact with assertiveness
  • Very good prioritization skills to balance key priorities
  • A strong customer centric approach.
  • Experience of program co-ordination/administration
  • Experience of managing small projects, or exposure to the end to end project lifecycle, or managing substantial parts of the project lifecycle
  • Experience of working within a structured project management framework
  • Knowledge of project management tools and techniques.
  • Enable to read and write in English, not resistant to speak and listen in English (Fluency is not important).

Preferred Experience

  • Insurance and/or financial services industries a plus
  • PMP certified or will be required to obtain within 1 year, with Agile/Lean experience

Ref:

2015_JP_698

Posted on:

January 9, 2019

Experience level:

Experienced (non-manager)

Education level:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Contract type:

Permanent

Location:

Tokyo

Department:

IT Support

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