Japanese Multilingual Manager

Cebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines | Full-time


Datawords has developed an innovative value proposition by placing multicultural adaptation and international deployment of digital content at the center of an industrial production process

By uniting linguistic, cultural, technical, and web marketing skills Datawords has grown as an international leader in the field of digital localization and content management on all digital channels.

Datawords is a growth-oriented company with a strong corporate culture that can offer tech-savvy and multicultural aware candidates a unique opportunity to participate in tomorrow’s global digital landscape construction, by working for major international brands.

In order to foster its international production capacity Datawords is hiring, in its new offices of Cebu, an: Japanese Project Manager

Working directly with the Japanese Team and the Management of Manila and Cebu Office, you will oversee in delivering projects for Datawords Japan customers.




  • Project coordination
    • Daily coordination with PM team in Datawords Japan,
    • Reception and clarification of digital briefs launch of the project to Datawords Philippines,
    • Participation to project Kick-off, review of planning and customer requirements,
    • Works directly and collaboratively with the web integration team and PM teams to ensure that each project is on strategy, on time and within budget.
  • Communication and reporting
    • Develop and facilitate communication strategies to distribute information to global teams, serving as the point of contact or bridge for PH team and JP team,
    • Understanding of the project framework and reporting or escalation in case of risk related to quality or planning,
    • Actively manage multiple project requests simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines,
    • Able to provide technical and/or project management assistance on assigned projects,
    • Highly adaptable, excellent writing, and proficient translation skills.
  • Production and quality supervision
    • Openness to learning IT technologies to identify and manage urgent change requests,
    • Provide quality control oversight for all project deliverables,
    • Perform post web/digital integration checking,
    • Reviewing of Japanese integrated texts, improve Japanese translation (if necessary),
    • Prepare and delivers project status reports.


Desired Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with both internal and external customers.
  • Professional/business proficiency level on the Japanese language (Kanji, Hiragana & Katakana).
  • Must be a JLPT Exam Passer (N1-N3) for non-native Japanese.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficiency in project coordination.
  • With an eye for details and committed to accuracy.
  • Utilization of strong prioritization, balance, and organize multiple tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize feedback and adjust plans accordingly.
  • Excellent analytical skills, allowing the ability to distill requirements into action plans.
  • Curious about E-commerce, mobile application online CRM, and new technologies in general.