Microsoft Corporation Senior Project Manager in Tokyo, Japan


Microsoft’s Enterprise Services is looking for a Senior Project Manager with a focus on large ERP/CRM implementations. This candidate must demonstrate an advanced mix of skills in project management, strategic business acumen and technology. The role requires deep project management experience in a consulting organization, broad technology knowledge and the ability to facilitate the deployment of an ERP/CRM solution across multiple business teams within an organization.

Microsoft Project Managers are key enablers for Microsoft consultants and partner staff. They manage the complete lifecycle of large and complex projects and have a passion for customers that is demonstrated through professionalism and striving for excellence in all aspects of the customer experience.

The selected candidate will apply solid project management and leadership skills and experience in delivering projects on time, within budget, and with high customer satisfaction. This candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills. This candidate must have experience managing multiple teams both on site and remote. Experience in managing global or off shore teams is preferred. The candidate must demonstrate expertise and proven ability in risk management and mitigation. The candidate must also have experience managing within the PMI methods and applying standard methodologies to achieve project results.

As a Microsoft Project Manager, you will help identify, pursue, and close strategic business development opportunities while continually driving add-on business within existing accounts. To accomplish this, the Microsoft Project Manager must be effective in fostering executive level relationships. The successful candidate will help translate business requirements into technology requirements for inclusion in contracts and/or statements of work (SOW). The successful candidate will have a BS/BA degree, or equivalent work experience, combined with a minimum of 10 years relevant working experience, including a minimum 5 years managing complex Enterprise projects in a consulting role. PMI#s PMP Certification is preferred.


Qualifications include proficiency in Microsoft Project and significant hands-on project management experience in implementations of large scale, global ERP/CRM solutions in multiple industries.

Fluent level Japanese and Business level English

The job will require frequent travel (50%)

Work location - Tokyo, Shinagawa

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

Services (engineering)