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Digital Manager - Japanese Speaker

Ref: JN -012020-69551
SGD90000.00 - SGD110000.00 per annum
Asia, Singapore
PropTech & FinTech, Digital Technology/Transformation
30th January 2020
Job Type

Our client is a global real estate investment manager with assets in 17 countries and 24 offices worldwide. This role will be part of their Digital Transformation Team aimed at introducing disruptive technologies into the real estate markets.

Your role with Digital Transformation Team is to be brave and accelerate the impact of digital transformation. Combining data science, human-centred design, and the latest rapid development technique's such as agile, microservices and DevOps.


  • Lead and deliver projects, work closely with various internal and external stakeholders to establish project plans, risk management plans, project milestones and deliverables using Agile framework and principles
  • Work closely with the Business Users / Product Owners document all the business requirements to ensure no gaps and in Sprint/Release planning to prioritize the product features and releases
  • Responsible for the software delivery of technology using Agile Software Development Methodology
  • Drive the adoption and rollout of Agile design and engineering practices which include test-driven development, continuous integration and release automation (CI/RA) as well as automated testing
  • Lead the Project / Scrum team in design methods and principles, adopting a standard for issue and risk management as well as the management of the product backlog and inventory
  • Provide guidance and direction to the team to ensure effective and continuous delivery pipeline with the appropriate level of automation. Coordinate delivery of system use cases and business requirements in the format needed for development to execute the project
  • Executing against milestones and tight timelines, providing regular status updates and effectively managing issue escalations
  • Experience supporting cross-functional teams and multiple stakeholders to ensure efficient and timely delivery of project. Also, Improve and support project management methodologies to ensure a consistent approach to project delivery through the use of project management tools, processes, and practices
  • Lead the execution of Scrum processes (Sprint planning, Sprint review and retrospective, product backlog grooming, and building product release plan)

Experience & Qualifications

  • At least 8 years of experience in Technology Program Manager/Business Analyst role; last 2 years as a Digital Manager/Scrum Master/Agile Manager role
  • Good experience standard methodologies such as Waterfall, SDLC, Agile and Scrum
  • PMI professional certifications in Scrum or Project Management is preferred
  • Experience in a wide variety of IT Services, Cloud/Mobile/Analytics Projects, Applications Cloud Services, Networking, Security, End-User Computing and Digital Business Solutions


  • Demonstrated ability to apply best practices (backlog management, capturing burndown & velocity metrics and user stories/estimation)
  • Experience driving multiple complex technology/business initiatives across multiple domains and markets. Superior ability to work with business and technology stakeholders across all levels
  • Proven experience in managing significant risks and problem resolution
  • Superb written and verbal skills in English & Japanese, including the ability to communicate between technical and non-technical contributors and between the project team and senior leadership

Kindly send your CV to

Reg no R1442429 Licence No 12C6031

Cobalt Consulting (Asia) Pte Limited | License No. 12C6031

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