Program Manager, Product Management Excellence

Tokyo, Japan · Products · EN/JP


At Mercari, our mission is to create value in a global marketplace where anyone can buy & sell, and we pride ourselves in taking on a challenge. We are looking for new members to join us in achieving this goal under our values - Go Bold, All for One, and Be Professional.

The Mercari marketplace app has been downloaded by millions of users around the world, and each individual user utilizes the service in their own particular way. We still have a ways to go, however, in our attempt to achieve our mission of “Creating value in a global marketplace where anyone can buy & sell,” and so we are constantly looking for new ways to challenge ourselves and grow as a company.

At Mercari, we are focused not just on improving our service for our users, but also on expanding our perspective and adopting new ways of thinking. In this context, our product managers must not only possess knowledge of engineering, but also an eye for trends/user needs and the ability to turn those opportunities into concrete business plans.

株式会社メルカリでは「新たな価値を生みだす世界的なマーケットプレイスを創る」というミッションを掲げ、あらゆる挑戦をしています。「Go Bold - 大胆にやろう」「All for One - 全ては成功のために」「Be Professional - プロフェッショナルであれ」という3つのバリューのもと、ミッション達成を共に目指していける仲間を募集しています。




▼Job Description

・Drive growth program for product managers to make better product planning, designing, managing development and operation for Mercari

・Create processes, initiatives and execute them to improve productivity, quality of services with engineering team

・Create ways to make work fun

・Ideate ways to deliver Product Managers knowledge and Engineering Knowledge to Product Managers

・Owns team activities








▼Minimum Requirements

・Leadership skill to drive people

・3 years+ experience to grow people and company

・Understand agile development method, and SDLC(Software Development Life Cycle)

・Understand product management and Engineering

・Passion for people and organization growth

・Experience of building services by collaboration with engineers, test engineers, infra engineers, designer and so on

・Enough language skill in Japanese and English

▼Additional Qualifications

・3 years + product management experience in Internet, Smartphone industry or equivalent experience

・Basic knowledge of programming, database infrastructure, AI and other engineering topics

・Have Agile related certification like Certified Scrum Product Owner(CSPO), Certified Scrum Master(CSM), Licensed Scrum Master(LSM)

・Experience of design and build products though customer journey map, UX design and IA to create customer centric products

・Experience of contributing in a prominent manner to the achievement of KPI goals

・Experience of using Atlassian product like JIRA, Confluence

・Data Analytical skill (SQL, BigQuery)

▼Ideal candidate

・Willing to "go bold" and ready to learn from their mistakes

・Capable of thinking/moving of their own volition and willing to take initiative for the success of the team

・Possessing a strong sense of ownership in regards to their work and willing to give their absolute best for every project they’re involved in


Business level Japanese and Business Level English











・Certified Scrum Product Owner(CSPO), Certified Scrum Master(CSM), Licensed Scrum Master(LSM)などアジャイル系認定保有者


・JIRA, ConfluenceなどのAtlassian製品の利用経験

・データ分析スキル(SQL, BigQuery)







▼Contract Type


 Probationary Period: 3 months (salary same as above)



▼Work Hours

・Fixed working hours 10:00-19:00

 Flex time (core hours 12:00-16:00, 60 minute lunch)


・Annual salary, paid monthly

・Based on your experience, skills and potential

・Reviewed twice a year


・5-day work week (Sat/Sun off)

・National holidays, paid time off, summer/New Year's vacation, congratulatory leave, compassionate leave








 フレックスタイム制度あり(コアタイム:12:00~16:00 [休憩60分] )









・Health insurance

・Incentive program

・Employee stock ownership plan

・Full transportation coverage

・Custom PC

・Dual screen if needed

・Company smartphone

・Visa support

・New Employee Benefits at Mercari「mercibox












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