Eurasia Group is looking for a full-time project manager for our partnership projects, including but not limited to the execution of its annual conference, the GZERO Summit. The position will be based in Tokyo, and will work closely with Eurasia Group’s Japan team as well as global stakeholders, reporting to the Head of Strategic Initiatives and Japan Country Representative.
Eurasia Group work with a global client base to develop solutions that help businesses deal with geopolitical challenges in an uncertain world. In Japan, Eurasia Group has initiated the GZERO Summit (www.gzerosummit.com), a dialogue platform to discuss the global geopolitical agenda and to convene thought-leadership projects with partner organizations.
As project manager, you will be responsible for working closely with various corporate partners to execute such projects. You will also be expected to oversee, together with all Eurasia Group’s Japan Team members, the Summit and other events to the smallest detail, including coordinating with various vendors as well as internal stakeholders. You will be working with a highly professional, hard-working team with a diverse range of experience and responsibilities within the firm. You will also provide other support to key Eurasia Group clients in Japan.
Job core responsibilities:
• For Partnership Project Management, develop project plan from initial phase with partners and execute the project with partners by closely coordinating with relevant internal teams across Eurasia Group
• For GZERO Summit, Coordinate and negotiate with event planners, venue providers, and other vendors, liaise with partners and speakers and track budget
• Client relationship management as needed
Necessary Qualifications & Experience:
• Experience in project management, preferably leading a project with clients on marketing, PR or public policy
• Highly organized but flexible thinker to plan for contingencies
• Excellent time management, attention to detail and communication skills. Great team player.
• You will have at a minimum an undergraduate degree in a relevant field; a Master’s degree is preferred, but not required. Advanced Japanese language skills are required, native-level preferred. All applicants must be eligible to work in Japan.