JOB DESCRIPTION

Project Manager for a real estate analysis / management platform

Project Manager

About
About the company
This company was established with the core mission to create an active and dynamic real estate market in Japan.
They provide a real estate and geographic information analysis/management platform (BtoB software) for real estate companies and financial institutions. The real estate market generates an incredible amount of data. Their product integrates publicly available information and client data to lower real estate transaction costs and simplify complex investment workflows. They show real estate trends and market opportunities so that their clients are able to make better investment decisions. Their product improves the underwriting and due diligence process by making it easier to access and understand data. It also promotes information sharing, business standardization, and paperless operations. Although they have proven a market need and obtained product-market-fit, they still believe they are in the beginning stages of building their own platform. They have many ideas for the future expansion of their platform.
Corporate Culture
1. Seeking and embracing diverse viewpoints. They believe the best decisions are made when everyone contributes to the discussion.
2. Respectful and proactive communication about technical tradeoffs, personal needs, and expectations.
3. Continuous improvement and continuous learning.
4. Embracing change and innovation.
5. Pursuing sustainable growth.
Global Aspects
  • Foreign employees already employed
  • Many employees speak English
  • Actively pursuing diversity at the work place
Other details
  • Flex time system
  • You can work from home
JobDescription
The company's core mission is to create an active and dynamic real estate market in Japan. Their product provides a real estate and geographic information analysis/management platform (BtoB software) for real estate companies and financial institutions. The real estate market generates an incredible amount of data. Their product integrates publicly available information and client data to lower real estate transaction costs and simplify complex investment workflows. They show real estate trends and market opportunities so that their clients can make better investment decisions. For their clients, their product improves the underwriting and due diligence process by making it easier to access and understand data. It also promotes information sharing, business standardization, and paperless operations. Although they have proven a market need and obtained product-market fit, they still believe they are in the beginning stages of building their platform. They have many ideas for the future expansion of the platform.

They are looking for a project manager who is excited about building successful features and products for the real estate market. You’ll get to work with other experienced engineers to build features that have a meaningful impact on their clients. You'll do well at their product if you’re comfortable in a fast-paced environment where building software comes first; comfortable learning new technologies and systems; comfortable moving across the stack.
You will work closely with the CTO to manage engineering teams and smoothly proceed with the projects.

【Key responsibilities】
-Determine and define the scope and objectives for their service
-Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
-Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
-Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategies, plans, and progress
-Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout the entire project execution
-Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed
-Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement

【Development environment】
Backend: Elixir, Phoenix
Front end: Vue.js, Typescript
DB: PostgreSQL
Search: Elasticsearch
Infrastructure: AWS
Others: Github, Discord, Asana

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
Requirements
Must
-Seeking and embracing diverse viewpoints.
-Respectful and proactive communication about technical tradeoffs, personal needs, and expectations.
-Continuous improvement and continuous learning.
-Embracing change and innovation.
-Pursuing sustainable growth.
-Business-level English skills.
Japanese Level
  • None
Better
-Conversational-level Japanese.
-Experience working at a Seed or Series-A startup.
Ideal candidate
- Someone who is excited to work at an early stage startup where one can still contribute and shape the product in a significant way.
- Someone who can contribute to projects and improve their performance involving various technologies.
- Someone who has a high motivation to learn and general engineering knowledge.
- Someone who thrives in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and can communicate their ideas and point of view.
Conditions
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
7000000
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
15000000
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
Flextime
  • Yes
Holidays
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Saturday
  • Golden Week
  • National Holiday
  • Sunday
Insurances
  • Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance (労災保険)
  • Health Insurance (健康保険)
  • Unemployment Insurance (雇用保険)
  • Welfare Pension Insurance (厚生年金保険)
-An early-stage startup environment where you can still contribute and shape the product in a significant way, with direct access to stakeholders.
-A team focused on technical excellence, with a culture of technical debates, clean code, and continuous learning (e.g. internal training sessions).
-A gorgeous office near Shinagawa station, but possible to work remotely.
-Notice: You will work from 11:00 to 18:00 (JST) to match the engineer team's working hours in Japan when you work from overseas
Remote Work
  • Full remote work