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Project Manager

Tokyo

Job Description

Job Title:
Project Manager
Location:
Tokyo
Schedule:
Full-Time, Permanent
Team:
Project Management
Department:
Technology
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What's your new role about?

DAZN is in need of an experienced Project manager to assist the Head of Strategic Projects in managing critical business matters. This role will assist in turning company strategy into action by bringing structured delivery expertise on multiple, large scale, complex projects simultaneously. This role will deliver strong organizational skills to ensure the projects benefits are actualized in line with business objectives in the most cost effective/efficient way. In addition to identified items on the pipeline, this role must provide an ‘out of the ordinary delivery’ service in situations where projects in crisis need rescuing. This role will be an essential bridge between Commercial, Marketing, Product, Operations, HR, Finance and Legal.

HERE’S A BREAKDOWN OF WHAT YOU’LL DO (NOT ALL OF IT, JUST THE MOST IMPORTANT STUFF)

  • Managing business critical projects in urgent, high-impact situations ensuring top results whilst maintaining control of the situation and team morale
  • Turning projects around (where applicable), to prevent failure and ensure success - rapidly gaining an understanding of the status of any project and assisting in quickly identifying and implementing fixes and solutions
  • Ensuring critical decisions are thought through by pulling together Commercial, Marketing, Finance, Product, Operational, HR and Legal heads to obtain the best results for the business
  • Creating project plans including migration risk, milestones, quality and details of business sign-off
  • Ensuring the project timelines are being met whilst maintaining the quality of the product and attention to detail to verify risks and realistic timelines
  • Flexible and responsive to critical business matters globally by being on call and ready to travel
  • Identifying and deploying resources onto current/new projects to support the existing team in transforming the project outcome
  • Regularly presenting to business stakeholders, ensuring they are kept up to date, expectations are managed and key dependencies are addressed
  • Ensuring effective project closure and handover with operational and maintenance processes in place
  • Please note that this position will be required to assist with other additional duties are required'

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS?

  • Project Turnaround experience
  • Technical/Commercial Project Management experience
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills both in Japanese and English
  • Advanced written communication skills; able to prepare well laid out, easily understood analyses and presentations                      
  • Logical thinkers with driven mindset  

NOT ESSENTIAL BUT GREAT IF YOU ALSO HAVE

  • Track record of consistently delivering high-value work to meet business needs
  • Experience supervising other professionals as well as managing upwards
  • Able to work independently and take initiative
  • Flexible, adaptive and works well in a very fast paced, high pressured and high impact environment
  • Articulately communicates information and adapts effectively to the audience; delivering influential business communications with clarity and confidence 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and builds relationships with stakeholders and peers

BENEFITS INCLUDE…

  • Social security included (Health care insurance, Employee pension scheme, Employment insurance, Labour personal accident insurance)
  • Annual Health Exams
  • Annual paid leave of 15 days (pro-rated depending on the start date)
  • Sick leave up to 7 days
  • Defined Contribution Plan
  • Relo club employee benefit package -  (access to more than 50,000 services such as discounts in sports clubs, leisure facilities and physical exams)
  • Company doctor (monthly inspection of office as well as stress check)
  • Discount for every drink in office vending machines
  • Free subscription on DAZN
  • Access to free tickets for every J-league game and occasionally for other sports
  • Paid commuting allowance up to 30,000 yen a month
  • And there’s more…… you’ll have access to our online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme. 

Here's a little more about us…

DAZN is a tech-first sport streaming platform that reaches millions of users every week. We are challenging a traditional industry and giving power back to the fans.
 
This is the perfect place to work if you love getting involved in a variety of technology projects and play a role in helping define and develop our product road map. Our cutting edge technology allows us to stream sports content to millions of viewers globally across multiple platforms and devices. DAZN’s Cloud based architecture unifies a range of technologies in order to deliver a seamless user experience and support a global user base and company infrastructure.
 
This is an ambitious project with a fast, scalable release cycle. Imagine a tech start up culture but with the security and backing from a well established content and media agency.
 
We work in small project teams and give our people freedom and autonomy when it comes to the work they produce. If you like dynamic projects then this is the place to be. We have a PMO community that is here to help. Want to join the revolution? Learn more about us here: http://media.dazn.com

DAZN is a tech-first sport streaming platform that reaches millions of users every week. We are challenging a traditional industry and giving power back to the fans.
 
This is the perfect place to work if you love getting involved in a variety of technology projects and play a role in helping define and develop our product road map. Our cutting edge technology allows us to stream sports content to millions of viewers globally across multiple platforms and devices. DAZN’s Cloud based architecture unifies a range of technologies in order to deliver a seamless user experience and support a global user base and company infrastructure.
 
This is an ambitious project with a fast, scalable release cycle. Imagine a tech start up culture but with the security and backing from a well established content and media agency.
 
We work in small project teams and give our people freedom and autonomy when it comes to the work they produce. If you like dynamic projects then this is the place to be. We have a PMO community that is here to help. Want to join the revolution? Learn more about us here: http://media.dazn.com