IT Consultant

Job type Permanent
Salary Up to 11,000,000 JPY
Reference 32514


Boston-based company. The company has 30+ years' history in providing IT solutions in commercial trading and risk management in their field. Since 2003, their integrated operations system has become industry standard, covering 200 leading clients and over $25 billion in worldwide trade.

Due to continued growth, they are hiring for a new position in IT consulting (Business Analyst/Consultant/Project Manager).

For this, they are looking for relevant experience with proven track record of delivering SaaS or ERP related software solutions to clients, who have both business fluency in Japanese (JLPTN1 level) and English.



  • Be a key-part of the organization, and collaborate closely with global teams

  • Stable and international company with leading market solutions and commodity trading

  • Career progression, training and support

  • Focus on quality, collaboration, innovation and delivery

  • Fantastic employee benefits and working conditions



  • Plan and manage successful enterprise software implementations

  • Act as primary technical and project management contact throughout the sales, implementation, and deployment phases

  • Full involvement in project lifecycle for system implementation - understanding customer’s needs, gathering requirements, establishing and maintaining project scope, facilitating communications and accountability

  • Plan, track, manage implementation process including delivery of training and end-user support

  • Work with product team to define and verify customizations



  • Experience delivering end to end enterprise software implementations, with past responsibilities such as:

    1. Functional implementation Software Consultant (end-to-end delivery: definition requirements, documents gathering, project management and business process analysis, testing, deployment, users training, act as point-of-contact after implementation)

    2. Experience as Business Analyst/Consultant/Project Manager in professional services background

  • Fluent Japanese and English language skills

  • Analytical thinking and attention to details, planning and organizing skills

  • Outstanding consulting, presentation, coaching and facilitation skills

  • Ability to communicate with customers at all levels of the organization

  • Proven ability to proactively address customer concerns and meet or exceed customer needs

  • Desire to work in fast-paced, entrepreneurial setting

  • Willingness to travel (circa 25% after initial training period, majority are Tokyo based clients)

*** no travels during Covid19



  • Knowledge and experience on trading (ETRM, CTRM), risk management and physical trading in the commodity market

  • Financial Technologies and Accounting experience is a plus

  • Familiarity with Windows Server, MS Operating Systems, Microsoft SQL Server, and MS Office applications

  • Exposure to programming languages and technologies (such as C#, Javascript, scripting languages, and XML)