Global Technology & Architecture Manager

Date:  Feb 17, 2024
Location:  Tokyo
Company:  Shiseido
Country/Region:  JP
Custom Field 4:  Employee (Permanent)
Company:  Shiseido

Location:  Shiodome
Division:  Global IT Strategy Department
Job level:  Manager
Reports to:  Group Manager
Contract type:  Full-time

Roles & Responsibilities


This position is to lead the global strategy of the systems and technology aligning with corporate strategic vision and priorities

  • Act as a global guardian of the enterprise architecture by recommending & participating in activities related to the design, development, and maintenance of the systems
  • Lead to deploy the systems architecture to support that strategy by collaborating with multi-national delivery and operation teams

Direct the Technical architecture activities globally

  • Implement the strategy for the development of Technical architecture work
  • Identifies and mitigates implementation risks and analyses potential impact on the enterprise
  • Lead to develop and maintain effective technological partnership globally
  • Lead to optimize/digitalize the business operations by technology
  • Leads and manages Architecture Working Groups for the development and maintenance of the EA
  • Guide to use the enterprise architecture processes and methodologies globally
  • Conducts and actively participates in meetings related to the designated projects, both globally and regionally, with partners
  • Collaborates with all the relevant parties in order to review the objectives and constraints of each solutions and determine conformance with the EA.
  • Recommends the most suitable technical architecture and defines the solution at a high level
  • Manage, use and maintain Technical architecture models with comprehensive methodologies
  • Recommends and participates in the analysis, evaluation, and development of enterprise long-term strategic and operating plans to ensure enterprise’s long-term business
  • Recommends and participates in the design and implementation of standards tools & methodologies
  • Lead to optimize IT project/operational cost by technical architecture governance
  • Researches overall IT solutions on the market for the particular technical requirements and business needs
  • Shares the best practices, lessons learned and constantly updates the technical system architecture requirements based on changing technologies and knowledge related to recent, current, and upcoming products and solutions
  • Lead a multi-national team to be the best technical specialist within the company globally



■Basic Requirements
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • 10 years+ experience in the system architectural role
  • Fluently communicate, read, and write in Japanese and English on business
  • Experience managing partners locally and remotely
  • Experience in working with CxO and executives in a large-scale company
  • Strong technical skills and good knowledge and expertise of technological solutions in the market
  • Strong knowledge on telecom, business systems, infrastructure, digital technologies, IoT, AI, cloud computing, 5G and Information security
  • Experience in a project management for global deployment
  • Experience in Information system operation
  • Experience in delivery of Information security solutions
  • Experience in multiple partner management in a project
  • Experience in facilitating the decision making board for technological topics
  • Experience in multi-cultural team management
  • Deep analytical skills
  • Team and collaboration oriented
  • Problem solving
  • Performance driven
  • Effective written/verbal communication skill
  • Good in meeting facilitations
  • Schedule oriented delivery achievement

■Desired Qualifications
Strong program and project management skills and equivalent qualification such as PMP is preferred

  • Strong hands on experience on telecom, business systems, infrastructure, digital technologies, IoT, AI, cloud computing, 5G and Information security
  • Experience in legacy modernization with BPR
  • Experience in working in a matrix organization
  • Experience in contract negotiation with global partners
  • Experience in UI/UX management
  • Strong knowledge on Mobile device, network, and application technologies
  • Strong knowledge and experience in API and OSS
  • Experience in SAP


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