Project Manager - Nepal

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Fusemachines (http://www.fusemachines.com) builds AI Schools in underserved communities (AI Education Solution) and connects the graduates to AI job opportunities (AI Talent Solution). Fusemachines AI Schools run AI Microdegree® and Certificate programs in physical classrooms using it’s proprietary content and learning platform.

Fusemachines seeks a hard-working, smart, talented and driven Project manager who can contribute to overall project management efforts of the company across multiple projects and lead the team to deliver maximum business value and stakeholder satisfaction.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The ideal candidate will be responsible for communicating with clients and defining requirements and project scope, responsible for process implementation and improvements. Able to manage expectations of clients and keeping them happy and ensure that all projects run smoothly, assembling cross-functional teams of engineers, designers, and more and working with them to deliver results on-time and on-budget. This is a great opportunity for a Project Manager who are looking for a challenging, rewarding and  hands-on experience in a fast-growing startup.

 

Required skills/Competencies :

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science/BBA graduate or equivalent. MBA degree is preferable.
  • At least 3 years of software project management experience in an agile environment.
  • A deep understanding of agile software development best practices.
  • Strong leadership skills - highly pro-active, self-motivated, self-organized, decision-maker, committed and an excellent team player.
  • Technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development is preferred.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze the available data and make decisions that affect the project on a regular basis.
  • Sound knowledge and experience on project management tools (JIRA, Confluence) and frameworks such as scrum, kanban, etc.
  • Ability to seamlessly handle multiple projects at once.Ability to work as part of the project management team, and to work independently.Excellent verbal and written communication skills – both English and Nepali.
  • Certified Scrum Master certification is a plus.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for requirement building, backlog prioritization, sprint planning, release, daily standups, reviews and overall execution.
  • Responsible for process implementation and improvements.
  • Monitor resource availability and allocation.
  • Responsible for quality assurance and control in accordance to project requirements.
  • Perform overall project risk and issue management, and handle detailed tracking and mitigation planning.
  • Responsible for establishing clear ownership of project tasks, ensuring every team member has the required tool & support needed and providing timely feedback.
  • Set clear expectations, provide needed autonomy to team members, time monitor the progress and give recognition for results.
  • Developing schedules and methods for measuring results.
  • Organizing and managing all phases of the project to ensure on-time completion.
  • Planning and overseeing the preparation and dissemination of project communications.
  • Coordinate project scope and objectives and ensure technical feasibility.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation within the standards of the business.
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