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Product Manager, Search

Google Tokyo
EN: none
JP: fluent
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

About the job

At Google, we put our users first. The world is always changing, so we need Product Managers who are continuously adapting and excited to work on products that affect millions of people every day.

In this role, you will work cross-functionally to guide products from conception to launch by connecting the technical and business worlds. You can break down complex problems into steps that drive product development.

One of the many reasons Google consistently brings innovative, world-changing products to market is because of the collaborative work we do in Product Management. Our team works closely with creative engineers, designers, marketers, etc. to help design and develop technologies that improve access to the world's information. We're responsible for guiding products throughout the execution cycle, focusing specifically on analyzing, positioning, packaging, promoting, and tailoring our solutions to our users.

In Google Search, we're reimagining what it means to search for information – any way and anywhere. To do that, we need to solve complex engineering challenges and expand our infrastructure, while maintaining a universally accessible and useful experience that people around the world rely on. In joining the Search team, you'll have an opportunity to make an impact on billions of people globally.


  • Work closely with our Core Search Engineering team to build Japan focused strategies for growth and drive execution.
  • Form the bridge between Central teams and our Japan based cross-functional teams to execute strategies from approval through go-to-market.
  • Be up to date on market movements, identify unmet user needs, form solutions, and produce impactful outcomes. 


Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4 years of experience in product management, consulting, co-founder, or related technical role.
  • 2 years of experience building and shipping technical products.
  • Ability to communicate in Japanese fluently to read technical articles, present externally, and hold meetings.

Preferred qualifications

  • Master’s degree or PhD in a Technology or Business related field.
  • 6 years of experience in end-to-end product management.
  • Experience building zero to one products.
  • Experience with large data sets, performing simple data analysis, and understanding limitations of algorithms/data structures/infrastructure.
  • Experience building consumer product strategies, aligning the cross-functional teams, landing successful executive reviews, and driving rapid execution.
  • Ability to communicate in English fluently.

About the Company

At Google, we follow a simple but vital premise: "Focus on the user and all else will follow." Google’s UX leaders help define and drive the future of Google design. They create and clarify strategy, conceptualize UX ecosystems in ways that mitigate complexity, and inspire teams to push the boundaries of what’s possible. They possess a clear vision of the future of user experience and have the courage to pursue forward-thinking design.

Google User Experience (UX) is made up of multi-disciplinary teams of UX Designers, Researchers, Writers, Content Strategists, Program Managers, and Engineers: we care deeply about the people who use our products. You are a thoughtful team leader, manager, expert researcher, and visionary. You'll be responsible for guiding the careers of your team members, working closely with each of them to help them realize their full potential.