Project Manager

Kathmandu, Nepal
Full Time
Asia Technology
Experienced

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

  • Contribute to continuous improvement and standardization efforts of PM processes and methodology to align with service delivery goals.
  • Communicating with clients and defining requirements and project scope.
  • Ensuring that all projects run smoothly, assembling cross-functional teams of engineers, designers, and more, and working with them to deliver valuable results on-time and on-budget.
  • Responsible for managing expectations of clients and keeping them happy.
  • Passionate about project management and make an effort to keep your knowledge up-to-date.
  • Ensuring full compliance with project management processes and values.

Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/BBA graduate or equivalent. MBA degree is preferable.
  • At least 3 - 4 years of software project management experience in an agile environment.

Required skills/Competencies  

  • A deep understanding of agile software development best practices.
  • Proven leadership skills, including the ability to inspire confidence in engineering and executive teams to follow the recommended project direction.
  • Technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development is preferred.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Able to analyze the available data and make decisions that affect the project on a regular basis.
  • Ability to seamlessly handle multiple projects at once.
  • Sound knowledge and experience on project management tools (JIRA, Confluence) and frameworks such as scrum, kanban, etc.
  • Ability to mentor and lead the project team plus work independently.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – both English and Nepali.
  • Certified Scrum Master, Certified Product owner, Certified Scrum Professional, Agile certified practitioner certification is a plus.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identifying and engaging project-relevant stakeholders to ensure an aligned communication and decision-making process.
  • Define requirements and work with relevant cross-functional teams to guarantee smooth, efficient implementation and delivery.
  • 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 with 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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