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Senior Program Manager

Japanese required

Roppongi, Tokyo

About Mercari

Mercari is a marketplace app that makes it easy for people to safely sell and ship their things. Launched in 2013, the Mercari app has been downloaded over 100M times, and is now among the largest peer-to-peer selling platforms globally.

Our mission

The world is full of objects and services being produced and sold, but many of them are thrown away without people realizing that they might be valuable to someone else, wasting valuable natural resources. To contribute towards eliminating waste, we have launched Mercari, a marketplace where people can buy and sell easily and safely.

The goal of the engineering organization

At Mercari, our organization constantly welcomes changes and new challenges, cooperates and co-creates, is diverse, offers freedom, and encourages all of us to take ownership and make our own decisions.

We are open to overseas candidates looking to relocate to Japan, and will support you in obtaining your visa.

About the position

A program manager in Mercari must have strong leadership skill and vast knowledge regarding cross teams, company wide program management along with ability to launch "Go Bold" feature successfully with product managers and engineers.

We are searching for someone who is confident in their ability to establish the very best product teams and processes in a diverse and dynamic environment. Come and help us change the world!


  • Drive cross team development program in Mercari, and capture status and share them to stakeholders
  • Capture features developments in Mercari, and visualize them, manage priority and resource
  • Create processes, initiatives and execute them to improve productivity, quality of services with engineering team
  • Drive agile implementation in feature development by cross teams


  • 7 years+ experience to program management and project management
  • Leadership skill and communication skill to drive people
  • Understand agile development method, and SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle)
  • Understand product management and Engineering
  • Enough language skill in Japanese and English including verbal communication

Application instructions

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