Project Manager

Posting Date:  May 15, 2024

Tokyo, JP

Company:  Koerber Japan Co., Ltd.

Project Manager

1 Your role in our team
- Leading national and international pharmaceutical MES IT-software projects
- Planning and managing project budgets
- Ensure internal and external stakeholder management
- First line of contact for Japanese customer requests and issues
- Delivering products and services with a main focus on Japanese customer satisfaction
- Technical guidance of internal and partner’s project team members and resource management
- Execution of status, steering and team meetings and regular project status reports
- Creating and maintaining relevant project specific documentation
- Support and development of internal project management processes
- Support for the sales process where required, including presenting potential project plans to clients
- Mentoring and developing junior team members with a focus on developing effective teams

2 Your profile
- A Bachelor of Science Degree in a Business Administration and Engineering or Computer Science is required, a Master of Science Degree is preferred
- Minimum of 3 years of project management experience in software projects, preferably in the life science/pharma sector
- Business acumen and understanding of full life cycle value of our customers
- Ability to identify potential risks and solve conflicts
- Confidence in appearance and excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Japanese
- Strong analytical skills with understanding of the business impact of decisions
- Self-motivated, energetic and enthusiastic personality, ability to work independently
- Thorough understanding of the software project life cycle
- A project management certification (PMP, IPMA) is a plus


3 Your working environment at Körber
Körber Business Area Pharma is the leading provider for MES software to the pharmaceutical 
and biotech manufacturing industry. Our first in class PAS-X software offering allows our 
customers to control and record the making of life saving therapies to ensure the best possible 
business and patient outcomes. We are seeking talented individuals as we look to transform 
our business and products to meet the constantly shifting demands of the ongoing revolution 
in factory digitization and automation.


4 Your benefits
- You will work in an exciting and international environment with customers and colleagues from around the world.
- We offer you individual long-term development opportunities in exciting and technically challenging projects in which you quickly take on responsibility.
- You will gain expertise in state-of-the-art industry technologies.
- A yearly performance-related bonus will be included in your attractive compensation package.
- You will have access to a social insurance for you and your dependents.
- Home office work is partially introduced.
- Work in a global organization with international customers and colleagues.
- Lean hierarchies and open door culture.
- Good team spirit globally and locally.
- Opportunities for personal development enabling attractive career paths as you work in interesting, challenging and varied projects.
- Retirement benefit is provided.


Can you find yourself in this profile?


Then you are right at Körber. We are looking forward to getting to know you!


Körber Pharma is a Business Area of Körber, an international technology group with around 12,000 employees and more than 100 locations worldwide. At Business Area Pharma we offer a unique portfolio of integrated solutions that deliver the difference along the pharma value chain. Spanning our in-depth expertise in consulting, inspection, handling, packaging machines and materials, Körber has always the right solutions to unlock the potential of our customer’s productivity. With proven understanding of pharma process and regulation challenges, Körber is the partner to make the most out of pharma and biotech production for customers.

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We are Körber – an international technology group with about 12,000 employees, more than 100 locations worldwide and a common goal: We turn entrepreneurial thinking into customer success and shape the technological change. In the Business Areas Digital, Pharma, Supply Chain and Technologies, we offer products, solutions and services that inspire. We act fast to customer needs, we execute ideas seamlessly, and with our innovations we create added value for our customers. In doing so, we are increasingly building on ecosystems that solve the challenges of today and tomorrow. Körber AG is the holding company of the Körber Group.

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