Technology & Architecture Manager, Global ICT dept.

Date:  Jun 29, 2021
Location:  Tokyo
Company:  Shiseido
Country/Region:  JP
Custom Field 4:  Employee (Permanent)
Company:  Shiseido

Location: Shiodome office
Division:  Global ICT dept(bu), Strategic ICT dept(shitsu)
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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