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Lead Consultant

Req id:  16159

Tokyo, Tokyo, JP

Hiring Manager: Yukiyo Ryu

TAA: Alan Carter

Job Code level: CGP4 

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The Lead Consulant (Onboarding Manager) is responsible for successful onboarding of customer into the OpenText Cloud environment. It includes management of client relationship during onboarding phase at multiple, assigned accounts.  OM will work closely with Account Manager, Principal Onboarding Lead, Professional Services team, Cloud Delivery team, and Commercial IT team to deliver the contracted cloud services to customer.


You are Great at:

  • Accountable for ensuring customer is on boarded into Cloud environment and successfully using the service with high customer satisfaction
  • Manage all the customer related onboarding activities into cloud per their defined scope and SLA.
  • Conduct interactive status meetings with customers, cloud services operations, Professional Services, and Commercial IT team to review ongoing activities and progress.
  • Provide customers and internal management with regular reports and status updates, including timelines, milestones, risks, issues, decision and overall status. 
  • Facilitate communications between different teams where needed for special circumstances, customer problems, and high-visibility service items.
  • Provides expert incident and problem management for high impact and critical customer issues and ensures root-cause analysis is conducted and a corrective action plan is followed through with any learning applied for future benefit.
  • Escalate issues, as needed, to keep projects on target (within established parameters) and proactively work to resolve issues that may impact customer satisfaction or SLA.
  • Define and/or verify scope and delivery parameters in proposals and statements of work and provide Change requests when required.
  • Identifies opportunities and maximizes services revenues within customer base
  • Motivates, develops and mentors other service delivery staff


What it Takes:

  • Strong client focus – ability to operate at a senior manager level
  • At least 7 years’ experience in software deployment projects
  • Proven project management skills with demonstrated experience in a consulting environment
  • Conversant in cloud technology and data center deployment. ITIL certification preferred.
  • Experience with formal project management techniques (i.e. Formal status reporting and client communication, budget/scope management and change controls, and project team direction and technical leadership). PMP preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience in developing and rolling out customer satisfaction improvement programs
  • Able to work independently with positive problem-solving attitude
  • SAP product knowledge, ERP or Success Factor and WF system experience is advantage
  • Strong communication skill with native Japanese and business English



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

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With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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