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Tokyo Senior Project Manager

Permanent IT


Ascender is a leading Payroll and HCM SaaS and managed services provider across APAC, and provides its services on its own technology platform (Workcloud) in Japan. Ascender has recently been acquired by Ceridian, a global leader in human capital management (HCM) technology.

Due to the increase of clients and projects, we're looking for a project manager to lead our enterprise-level software implementation projects to join our Professional Services Team! ; expected client size is between 500 to 3,000 employees. 

Job Details

As project manager, you will be the main coordinator and ensure that all involved parties are on-schedule. You will manage these projects from the Sales Team handover, through software implementation with your business consultants, and all the way up to handing the project over to the Payroll Operations group. You will be the primary communicator with our clients to manage their expectations and ensure they are happy. 

While our focus is primarily Japanese domestic clients, as part of the global Ascender group, you will also have regional deals involving other APAC countries. 


  • Strong Japanese and English languages skills (Both native or business level)
  • ERP project management experience (5 years) 
  • Good written and spoken communication skills 
  • Customer-focused mindset 
  • Ability to handle multiple projects
  • Experience in managing timelines and schedules


  • PIM experience or certification 
Applications closeOctober 31, 2021
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