Rakuten is one of the leading e-commerce companies in the world. Our mission is to empower people and society through the internet while aiming at becoming the Global Innovation Company.
Position Summary
At the AI Promotion Department, we are leading the transformation of Rakuten through Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Computing. We are now looking for a product manager to lead AI product management to deliver to Rakuten Group Companies and services. You will be expected to plan or propose new product or feature by identifying requirements, coordinate internal/external stakeholders, take overall responsibility of product feature, quality and delivery schedule cooperating with engineers. If you want to be part of a team that is taking the whole Rakuten organization to the future, this is your opportunity.
Define product requirements and break down to the product feature, plan implementation strategy, set the products delivery target schedule and non-functional requirements, and manage resources, quality of products in timely manner.
Propose products to solve any business, operational or technical issues, manage product feature idea brain storming, or design thinking approach meeting.
Communicate, negotiate and adjust smoothly with product internal/external stakeholders.
Drive improvement of service quality or stability cooperate with internal/external engineering teams.
Conduct usability analysis and provide feedback, report and propose improvement to the stakeholders.




Minimum Qualifications
Experience in product management and related competencies
Excellent inter-personal skills, including ability to influence others
Passionately challenging new technology implementation or service development
Have a sense of ownership and responsibility towards own products or services
Understanding all aspects of the software life cycle, using Agile or Waterfall software development practices
Preferred Qualifications
Engineering background such as in Software Development or Software Quality
Experience in business consulting
Leader or manager experience of development team
Experience in making proposals and defining requirements about systems
Experience in project management with Agile process such as Scrum
Experience with modern project management tools, preferably JIRA/Confluence and Trello/Slack etc.
Experience in defining requirements about IT in Japanese business environment
AI technology or data analysis knowledge or experience on cloud services

Language requirements:

Business level Japanese language skill

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying


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About Rakuten

Rakuten is a tech company that offers electronic commerce solutions in Japan and internationally.