Senior Project Manager (m/f/div)

Berlin office

Founded in Tokyo in 1997 with the launch of the e-commerce marketplace Ichiba, Rakuten is now one of the world’s leading internet services companies, with a transformative presence in e-commerce, digital content and FinTech. With more than 19,000 employees, we are committed to realizing our mission of contributing to society by creating value through innovation and entrepreneurship. With the passion of a start-up and the influence of a global leader, we’re finding extraordinary new ways to disrupt markets and dazzle customers. In Europe, Rakuten has been active for more than a decade and we have been constantly growing our footprint to more than 14 services and offices in London, Dublin, Paris, Berlin, Barcelona and other major European cities. With a robust core in e-commerce and offices in Berlin and Bamberg, Rakuten Germany seeks to leverage this ecosystem of services to create a unique value proposition to both, consumers and merchants. We think of ourselves as a new kind of family, one based not on chance but on determination to be the brightest and the best. If you want to be part of our journey and grow with us, let’s talk.

We are searching for our office in Berlin for a:

Senior Marketing Project Manager (m/f/d)


  • Act as the focal point for all requests and queries from and to the marketing team
  • Proactively coordinate, prioritize & communicate all marketing-related tasks and projects within the team, as well as towards stakeholders across the German, European and global business
  • Build and maintain conclusive road maps for marketing that align with the overall company objectives
  • Manage and leverage resources within the marketing team to ensure that deliverables are completed on time
  • Create a clean and consistent documentation on processes, progress and outcome
  • Monitor, review and report the performance of all projects and measure impact on the daily business
  • Direct report to all internal stakeholders about results of the projects and initiatives.
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks


  • Experience in project management with a track record of successfully building, launching and managing products and workflows in e-commerce or other relevant areas
  • Business or technical background with an exceptional general understanding of e-commerce and marketing technologies, including project management tools as Jira and Confluence
  • Advanced understanding of business strategy and metrics as well as IT and e-commerce systems and requirements
  • Extremely well-structured with proficient know-how in managing complex processes and communication on expert level within cross functional teams
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • You are excited about Data driven Marketing
  • Have a can-do attitude and make things happen while always keeping an eye on detail
  • Key stakeholder in the development process with responsibilities for user stories in the Agile (Scrum) development process
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent English, business proficiency in German is a plus



  • Interesting and challenging fast paced environment
  • A chance to shape and build the business and inspiration to make a difference
  • Open and respectful multicultural environment
  • Professional, passionate, ambitious, but friendly team
  • Possibility for professional growth and international assignments
  • Active support in finding accommodation and moving from abroad
  • Your recruiter will answer your questions about benefits or working conditions  that are specific to different European locations


  • Innovative and flexible people full of energy
  • Friendly team player with a professional mindset
  • Those who can think for themselves and take action
  • Willing to work in a dynamic, multicultural and global environment where multilingual skills are a big asset
  • Ambitious to grow as an individual within the company
  • Passionate about working in a global company which wants to make a difference by empowering society.

If you are interested in this position, meet these requirements and wish to actively participate in developing our company and join our highly motivated team, please apply by sending an email to Marc Borgstedt at


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