IT Agile Manager

Lead Consulting Group Tokyo, Japan

Posted on
May 15, 2020
Job type
Career level
Mid career

Job description

Primary Activities / Responsibilities:

This IT Agile Manager role is expected to encourage and manage people to deliver better IT solutions/services and contribute to our customers and the business. This individual needs to understand the business strategy, their goal, their challenges/pain points, company’s IT architecture, data platform, standard applications, and external environment changes to lead peoples toward the company directions and to define necessary technologies to build a competitive advantage in the market. He/She will also play the role of leading to define IT road map for the future and the role to develop a people as well to enable the technologies based on the IT road map.

Required skills

  • Strategic thinking to adapt and respond for mid- to long-term direction and priorities through the alignment of key initiatives and resources to organizational goals and objectives changes
  • Road mapping & planning to develop and manage the process of migrating from the current to the target state architecture, typically the standard architecture.
  • Have innovative mind-set for new technologies to assess and introduce new technology solutions for deployment to drive efficiencies or enable business capabilities
  • Technical portfolio management to analyze, document, and plan the complete lifecycle of applications, infrastructure, and data with the greatest functionality and performance at the lowest total cost and complexity
  • Business opportunities development to identify business opportunities and create a project plan that justifies how IT services will meet strategic business objectives and outcomes
  • Influence to others without authority
  • Ability to communicate technical context in plain language
  • High communication skill for interactive and effective communication with others in Japanese and in English

Required Experiences

  • Have experiences of people manager role to develop a people
  • Several project management experiences as below in IT system development/implementation

Schedule management, issue/risk management, communication plan development and its execution,

stakeholder management, ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks simultaneously, etc

  • Experience working with the business closely and ability to transform business needs into technology requirements
  • Experiences of collaboration with overseas diverse teams
  • Agile Development experience or understanding of agile development is plus
  • Working experiences under virtual environment is plus

Required Capabilities

  • Natural curiosity and a desire to do things differently
  • Strong commitment to tangible and valuable outcomes
  • Demonstrated business acumen and stakeholder engagement ability

Japanese Level
English Level
Annual Income
JPY 12M - 16M


Tokyo, Japan

Lead Consulting Group

Tokyo, Japan

About Us

Lead Consulting Group is an executive recruitment consultancy company based in Japan.

We work closely with multinationals, midsize to small companies, governments and educational institutions in the areas of human capital management and related services in Japan.

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