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Country Product Manager, Japan

Job post summary
Location Japan
Specialty Business Development
Team Business Development

About the role

The Shopify Japan team is growing and we’re looking for a Country Product Manager with significant experience and a strong network in the Japanese e-commerce space with demonstrated success in leading cross functional teams and driving growth and revenues.

Shopify is a fast-moving and entrepreneurial place to work where you'll be collaborating with some talented folks. Your colleagues in Japan, Canada, and globally will be people who have founded companies, developed successful products from scratch, and have established track records of getting stuff done. We've redefined commerce, raising the standard for how companies of all sizes around the world sell their products and services online and off. We continue to grow rapidly while constantly looking for new ways to impact and disrupt markets. Come join us!

Requirements for the role:

  • At least 5 years of experience in product management, business development, or general management at a fast paced technology company
  • Strong understanding of the Japanese e-commerce ecosystem and possess a strong network within the space
  • Demonstrated track record in attaining revenue and growth goals
  • Significant experience managing and scaling cross functional teams
  • Have an entrepreneurial mindset and being hands on
  • A proven data-driven approach
  • Be a team player, coach, and referee all-in-one
  • Native Japanese and at least proficient English
  • Work well with stakeholders from multiple disciplines

Projects and tasks you will work on:

  • Lead and manage a cross functional team
  • Contribute to the development of Shopify's go to market strategy in Japan
  • Manage and create new relationships and business development opportunities to enhance our product and better serve our merchants and partners
  • Develop and increase the effectiveness of our Partner Program
  • Represent Shopify publicly throughout the community and with strategic partners
  • Help uncover and identify product gaps and work with the global product team to implement product changes
  • Drive Shopify to become a fully localized product and experience for our merchants
  • Track and analyse performance metrics

Experience comes in many forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. If your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, consider applying. We know that diversity of thought makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking, which is why we're dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply.