Senior Project Manager

| Tokyo, JPN
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At NICE, we don’t limit our challenges. We challenge our limits. Constantly. We’re relentless. We’re ambitious. And we make an impact. Our NICErs bring their A game and spend each day turning it into an A+. And if you’re like us, we can offer you the kind of challenge that will light a fire within you.

So, what’s the role all about?

As the Senior Project Manager, you are responsible to plan and control the diverse activities required to deliver projects on time, on budget and with the required quality, despite risks and issues. Lead activities to foresee risks and issues and create the required mitigation plans.

How will you make an impact?  

  • End-to-end management of a project or program of projects including:
    • Scope Management
    • Time Management
    • Cost Management
    • Quality Management
    • Human Resource/ Personnel Management
    • Communications Management
    • Risk Management
    • Procurement/Subcontractor Management
    • Stakeholder (internal and external) Management
  • Provide Team Leadership of the Project Management and Implementation Managers Team (3-5 Staff)
  • Manage all phases of project – Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitor and Control and Closing
  • Effective use of NICE project management methodology, processes, tools, techniques and templates. In doing so, define project tasks and prepare project plans. Monitor, manage, and communicate project progress. Manage project scope and scope changes. Manage & motivate the team assigned to the project. Provide feedback regarding their performances.
  • Being the single point of contact for assigned projects and represent NICE or Business Unit in internal and external /customer forums by providing effective communication
  • Manage issues proactively, provide visibility of issues and resolution to stakeholders and escalate internally as required to resolve issues
  • Report on Status of project to internal and external stakeholders accurately on agreed frequency
  • Manage project related revenue and revenue forecast. Keep management systems updated to reflect revenue forecasting.
  • Measure the quality and efficiency of each delivery. Proactively provide feedback on lessons learned and suggestions for future improvements. Contribute to project management methodology improvements. Provide assessment of project results.
  • Be part of the broader PM community to participate, contribute, learn and collaborate to increase efficiency of Project Management at NICE
  • Reporting to the Japan Services Director, provide leadership and mentorship to the Project Management Team and participate as part of the overall APAC Services Management Team

Have you got what it takes?

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • PMI, PMP or PRINCE2 Certified preferred
  • Proven ability to manage projects using formal methods
  • Performed Senior Project Management delivery duties across large Enterprise environments, specifically Contact Centre and Customer Services
  • Proven ability to take accountability and ownership of projects and drive to completion
  • Proven technical aptitude, and relevant experience in the field and industry NICE operates in
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Well-developed organization and co-ordination skills
  • Well-developed negotiation skills
  • Savvy in business and commercial aspects, including development and management of budgets
  • Experienced in using PSA/Project Management Software and tools

You will have an advantage if you also have:

  • Experienced in handling crisis and difficult customer situations
  • Experienced in managing teams dispersed geographically in a matrix organization
  • Team coaching, motivation, and supervision
  • Project staffing and staff management, including training needs
  • Task minded, detail oriented
  • Global company experience with good Japanese and English speaking skills

What’s in it for you?

Join an ever-growing, market disrupting, global company where the teams – comprised of the best of the best – work in a fast-paced, collaborative, and creative environment! As the market leader, every day at NICE is a chance to learn and grow, and there are endless internal career opportunities across multiple roles, disciplines, domains, and locations. If you are passionate, innovative, and excited to constantly raise the bar, you may just be our next NICEr!


At NICE, we work according to the NICE-FLEX hybrid model, which enables maximum flexibility: 2 days working from the office and 3 days of remote work, each week. Naturally, office days focus on face-to-face meetings, where teamwork and collaborative thinking generate innovation, new ideas, and a vibrant, interactive atmosphere.

Requisition ID: 4311
Reporting into:
Director, Professional Services CX
Role Type: Individual Contributor/Team Lead


About NICE

NICE Ltd. (NASDAQ: NICE) software products are used by 25,000+ global businesses, including 85 of the Fortune 100 corporations, to deliver extraordinary customer experiences, fight financial crime and ensure public safety. Every day, NICE software manages more than 120 million customer interactions and monitors 3+ billion financial transactions.

Known as an innovation powerhouse that excels in AI, cloud and digital, NICE is consistently recognized as the market leader in its domains, with over 8,500 employees across 30+ countries.

NICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, neurotype, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.

More Information on NICE
NICE operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Hoboken, NJ. NICE was founded in 1986. It has 10130 total employees. To see all 218 open jobs at NICE, click here.
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