Project Manager

at Fusemachines Kathmandu
  • Salary:According to company policy
  • Experience:2
  • Type:Full Time
  • Job Level:Mid Level
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Job Overview

  • Industry:Information Technology
  • Category:Project Management
  • Minimum Education: Bachelors in Computer Engineering
  • Skills:PM Tools
  • Openings1
  • Job LocationKathmandu
  • Posted on:February 14,2023
  • Apply Before:May 31,2023

Key Objectives

  • Continuous improvement and standardization 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 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.
  • Leading and mentoring junior project managers

Qualification and Experience

  • Must have at least a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar.
  • MBA Degree is preferable
  • At least 2-4 years experience in the relevant field.
  • Scrum and Agile certifications are preferred
  • Past experience working in agile & scrum
  • Past experience managing international clients
  • Past experience handling product management would be preferred

Required skills/Competencies  

  • Strong Grasp on JIRA(Workflow, Issue Type,Rules Automation, Project Board Customization, Permissions, JQL,Dashboard, Utilise Reports ), Confluence, Roadmap and Release plan tools, Timeline tools  Spreadsheet, Documentation tool, Presentation Tools
  • Excellent Knowledge of Phases of project management,conceptual understanding of all phases of Project Management and its implementation.
  • Excellent understanding and implementation of Agile manifesto and principles 
  • Excellent Understanding of how principles are adhered by best practises
  • Excellent Conceptual understanding and implementation of Release, Capacity and Iteration planning, Value-driven and Adaptive Planning and more.
  • Excellent Conceptual understanding and implementation of Scrum and Kanban
  • Understanding and implementation of artifacts and ideology of Scrum
  • Understanding and implementation of WIP, Cycle time, Lead time and details of Kanban
  • Extensive Knowledge of Software Development cycle
  • Knowledge of AI Software Development Life cyclePhases
  • Application, Limitations, Pro and Cons of related Programming languages
  • Knowledge of System Architecture , Databases, Process and Data flow, Basic of API
  • Familiar in understanding and implementation of other complimentary agile Frameworks from XP, TDD, BDD, LSD and six sigma
  • Conceptual understanding  and implementation of Functional Testing & Non Functional Testing
  • Conceptual understanding and implementation of Automated Testing Tools and Strategies
  • Conceptual understanding and implementation of version control repository GIT, Versioning Standards and Release Tags, CI server,  Best practices automated build process, Best practises of Development environment , Knowledge of CI/CD tools
  • Excellent team management skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Must have analytical/problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills

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.
  • Lead cross-functional project teams and manage work assignments.
  • Provide thought leadership, strategic insight, and clear communication (written and verbal) to the team on strategy to streamline and scale project management processes.
  • Monitor and Manage resource availability and allocation.
  • Ensure that each project has clear goals and timelines.
  • Provide project estimation and planning, including being responsible for scheduling, resourcing requirements, and budgeting.
  • Perform overall project risk and issue management, and handle detailed tracking and mitigation planning.
  • Foster a project management environment that promotes productivity, innovation and efficacy.
  • Coach and mentor team members to share one knowledge, skills and/or experience, to help team to develop and grow
  • Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members' individual strengths, skills and experience levels.
  • Participate in regular team meetings like Daily Standup, Sprint Planning, Regular Follow Ups, Retrospective Meetings and so on.  
  • Collaborate in team goals and meet all the assigned milestones.
  • Participation in regular team meetings. 
  • Provide updates on a regular basis. 
  • Other tasks as assigned.

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