PMO(Project Management Officer)

Company Details

About Axelspace

Axelspace has been one of the pioneers of micro-satellite technology and industry since the establishment of the company in 2008, and we envision democratizing space technology to a wider population across the globe for their daily use. AxelGlobe business started in 2015 to provide a new Earth observation infrastructure by launching multiple micro-satellites for its higher data frequency. In addition to a satellite launched in 2019, we have successfully launched four more satellites in 2021, which used the first mass production technology for satellite production in Japan. Utilizing this small-satellite mass production system, our new service “AxelLiner” also supports clients outside the space industry to actualize their business involved in satellite projects.

As the world faces pivotal stages in democratizing satellite development and satellite imagery use, we are actively looking for someone like you who can enjoy the challenges to make a global impact with micro-satellite technology. Hit that apply button and let’s make our vision, “Space within your reach,” come true, together!

About the Role

Manage the progress and monitor the budget so that multiple projects can proceed smoothly while supporting the project manager.

What would you do?

  • Support project managers prioritize tasks and facilitate task distribution and staffing.
  • Project budget monitoring
  • Responsible for management and control so that the project can move smoothly according to the contents decided by the PM.
  • Set detailed schedules and deadlines for each person in charge and ensure it is being followed as planned.
  • Raise an alert to encourage response when detecting a problem or risk.
  • Define a work process related to project management when needed
  • Task management using business tools (GitHub, Jira, etc.)

What requirements should you meet?

  • Mandatory
    • High communication skills and can coordinate and form agreements in various fields.
    • Think for yourself and move for yourself (demonstrating independence).
    • Over 2 years of project support experience.
    • Can respond flexibly even in situations of high uncertainty.
    • Bachelor degree or higher.
    • Japanese communication skills (JLPT N3 or higher).
  • Favorable
    • Work experience supporting multiple parallel projects related to hardware or software development.
    • Experience using business tools (GitHub, Jira, Smartsheet, etc.).
    • Knowledge or experience of the space industry.

Work Environment and Conditions [HR will fill out]

  • Employment Type: Permanent, full-time.
  • Work Hours: Flex-time Labor System.
  • Salary: TBA.
  • Commuter’s Allowance provided (actual-cost reimbursement).
  • Pay Revision: Once a year, decided upon annual performance evaluation.
  • Holidays: Saturdays, Sundays, Japanese national holidays and New Year holidays.
  • Leave: Annual paid 20 days (& five-year bonus holidays, special leaves for personal events).
  • Relocation assistance to those moving from abroad.
  • Opportunity to attend optional Japanese language lessons.
  • No smoking on site.

Notes on application

  • Please upload your resume/CV (in a single file) to the “Resume” section of the application form. Also, please write about your qualities and motivation for application in the “Cover Letter” section.
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