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Project Manager, Japan

Date: May 15, 2022

Location: Tokyo, JP

Company: Syniti

Syniti is an innovative, global leader in Enterprise Data Management. With smart and powerful resources like our award-winning software platform and premier consultants, Syniti helps the world’s top enterprises create unique advantage and value with their data. Whether the goal is bringing new products to market faster, accelerating time-to-value for a new ERP system or corporate acquisition, powering new AI/ML initiatives, or increasing profitability by eliminating inefficiencies, Syniti ensures your business’s data is a high-performing and trusted asset. Syniti is also a preferred data solution used by the world’s top system integrators, and a portfolio company of BridgeGrowth Partners LLC. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with offices in 25 countries around the world, Syniti operates in all global regions and industry verticals, and maintains a 100% client success rate across thousands of complex data projects and initiatives.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Project Manager is responsible for leading the delivery and implementation of the Data Migration projects to S/4HANA to primarily SAP user companies. To ensure consistent, accurate and timely delivery of major projects. The project manager takes charge of the project resources from inception to the final delivery of the project deliverables to the customer. The Project Manager is responsible for the pre-sales as well as the delivery phase and be the “bridge” between offshore consultants (mainly based in India) and customers. The Project Manager is the key point of liaison between the customer and Syniti Japan.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure customer needs are met and managed at all times
  • Assist in scope definition. Responsible for scope control and implementation process
  • Maintain healthy communication channels internally and externally
  • Identify potential conflicts or issues and proactively manage project changes
  • Ensure project is driven at all times
  • Preparation and delivery of project management reports for senior management
  • Develop and document the road map strategy to complete migration strategy
    • Sequence
    • Timeline
    • Resource plan
    • Budget
  • Co-ordinate engagement of all internal and external dependencies
    • Vendors
    • Resources
    • Management
  • Schedule and chair regular project steering committee meetings
  • Identifying gaps in technology capability versus business requirement
  • Supervising internal IT staff, consultants, vendors and suppliers
  • Meeting with IT analysts and finalizing essential IT infrastructure
  • Planning and supervising installation of IT infrastructure
  • Project management (scope, budget and schedule) including regular management reporting for projects remediation, user testing and roll out
  • Identify potential project risks and its implication to the organization and to recommend mitigating measures to manage the risks
  • Responsibilities for ensuring adherence of all deliverables to appropriate standards and quality levels
  • Identify, document and communicate all regulatory requirements pursuant to remote hosting and data retention for the target countries.
  • Propose a pragmatic solution that accounts for all regulatory requirements pursuant to remote hosting and data retention for the target countries.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science and IT
  • MBA preferred
  • SAP Solution Certification (S/4HANA, ABAP etc) highly preferred
  • Business Level English (TOEIC730 or higher)
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in:
    • SAP or other ERP Upgrade or Data Migration
    • Project management experience working with application development teams
  • Managing mid to large scale multi-discipline IT infrastructure projects including SQL basic knowledge.
  • Experience working outside of Japan is a must
  • Understanding of SAP “Intelligent Enterprise”

 

Syniti is an Equal Opportunity Employer