Senior Project Manager

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Tokyo, Japan


Specialists in industry disruption, eWave is an independent digital transformation agency with commerce at its core. Using service design thinking, we have an unwavering commitment to delivering experience-driven digital reinvention that inspires deeper relationships between brands and their customers.

Partnering with brands such as Nike, Canon, Coca-Cola Amatil, and Nestle, we work on some of the most exciting and innovative digital projects in the APAC market.

Our team is our strongest asset, and together, we’re reimagining consumer needs using methods that bring our clients closer to their customers than ever before. We’re thinkers, we’re creatives, we’re technologists, and we’re looking for people to join us on our journey.


Today we have a unique opportunity for a talented Project Manager, to take overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling, and closure of projects. This is a remote work opportunity, looking for either a permanent employee or project based cooperation. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify & scope requirements & deliverables
  • Manage resource & budget estimations
  • Effectively manage project’s financial component in Time and Material, Fixed Price and Dedicated Team contract models
  • Support and lead scoping workshops
  • Scope & document system Integrations
  • Contribute to solution architecture
  • Coordinate daily project tasks with all internal teams
  • Negotiate trade-offs between usability & performance
  • Prioritize tasks & sprint planning
  • Control project quality & risk register
  • Effectively communicate and work with all project stakeholders
  • Ensure the use of best practices and apply & share lessons learned
  • Effectively apply Agile project methodologies 
  • Manage big teams of experienced tech leads, developers and engineers
  • Manage deliveries of industrial-grade e-commerce solutions to world-recognized brands
  • Contribute to RFP responses & other pre-sales activities
  • Contribute to process improvements and change management across the entire organization


  • You have at least 5 years of relevant web/application project management experience
  • Proven working experience in project management in the E-Commerce domain
  • Deep understanding of eCommerce domain (Experience working in E-Commerce consulting is a plus)
  • Record of completed complex eCommerce projects, with a team size of 20+, from discovery to GoLive
  • Experience in managing complex deliveries, with multiple vendors, as a manager of prime vendor's team
  • People management champion, with experience mentoring project managers, building career paths and development plans
  • Proven expertise in assessing, improving, and formalizing the delivery processes
  • Experience in leading discovery workshops with a client
  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a strong ability to build client relationships
  • Fluency in Japanese and English is a must
  • Deep understanding and experience of managing projects within Team and Material and Fixed Price models
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus


  • Remote Work Opportunity with an ultra flexible working culture
  • Professional Mentoring Program with Semi-Annual Performance Review, 360 Feedback and Individual Growth Roadmap
  • Multiple learning opportunities and Professional Certification Programs
  • Working as part of a Global team in a Multicultural Environment
  • Unlimited Paid Annual Leave (after first 12 months of employment) 
  • Gifted Birthday Leave
  • Rewarding Compensation Package 

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What Our Team Says

We're able to build long-term trusted partnerships with our clients, because we build long-term trusted relationships with our team members.

Daniel Day | eWave