Project Manager

Kathmandu, Nepal
Full Time
Asia Technology
Mid Level

About Fusemachines

Fusemachines is a leading AI strategy, talent, and education services, provider. Founded by Sameer Maskey Ph.D., Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University, Fusemachines has a core mission of democratizing AI. With a presence in 4 countries (Nepal, the United States, Canada, and the Dominican Republic and more than 250 full-time employees) Fusemachines seeks to bring its global expertise in AI to transform companies around the world.

Key Objectives

  • Communicating with clients and defining requirements and project scope
  • Responsible for process implementation and improvements
  • Responsible for managing expectations of clients and keeping them happy
  • Ensuring that all assigned projects run smoothly, assembling cross-functional teams of engineers, designers, and more, and working with them to deliver results on-time and on-budget

Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/BBA graduate or equivalent. MBA degree is preferred
  • At least 2 years of software project management experience in an agile environment

Required skills/Competencies  

  • 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 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 standards of the business

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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