We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to manage key client projects. As our project manager, your job will be to coordinate people and processes to ensure that our projects are delivered on time and produce the desired results. You will be the go-to person for everything involving a project’s organization and timeline. Specific project manager responsibilities include developing detailed project plans, ensuring resource availability and allocation and delivering every project on time within budget and scope. Ideally, you should have a background in business skills, management, budgeting, and analysis. You should be an excellent communicator and comfortable managing multiple tasks. you also need to be a team player and have a problem-solving aptitude. As a project manager, your responsibilities will be to: - Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects - Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within the scope and within budget - Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility - Ensure resource availability and allocation - Develop a detailed project plan to track progress - Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule, and costs - Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques - Report and escalate to management as needed - Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders - Perform risk management to minimize project risks - Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors - Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Job Description Research and identify potential new product features and functions Gather stakeholder and customer input Define requirements, user stories, and acceptance criteria for product functions and features Clearly communicate the status of projects on the product roadmap and in development Create user documentation in coordination with stakeholders Create and maintain competitive and strategic analysis matrix Oversee implementation and release workflow and deadlines Hold regular project reviews with Development and QA teams ensuring that the product meets business requirements Draft release notes for launches and work with Product Marketing to create and execute a GTM plan Measure adoption, usage data, and business results from product launches Gather market feedback from users and buyers via Win/Loss calls, interviews, and other feedback loops Requirements 4+ years of experience in software marketing / product management or writing requirements for technical projects Basic understanding of software development process from concept through implementation and delivery Prior experience with web based application development and maintenance a plus Understanding of UX design principles and experience working with customers and stakeholders as part of a design process Ability to plan, prioritize, and excel in developing a dynamic high paced cross functional team environment Must be detail oriented Excellent time management skills Must be a problem solver Excellent communication skills
Summary: You not only have the technical chops to roll up sleeves and provide technical leadership to major projects, but also build and manage a team of 10-15 top notch engineers. You act as an entrepreneur, taking ownership the problem statement end-to-end. You deliver direct value to the customer and not just internally. Lead a diverse team of high performing engineers who set new standards everyday- Be a great engineer yourself to be able to hire, mentor, and grow the engineering team- Estimate, plan, divide and conquer customer problem statements through sturdily developed & performant technical solutions. Handle multiple competing priorities and ambiguity in a fast-paced environment. You work closely with Product Management, Business Development and Operations team and enable them by providing scalable and high quality technology solutions at a rapid pace. Job description: ou have proven track record of building and managing high performing engineering teams 8-10 years of experience as an engineer or a lead solving real world customer problems. You have an experience of 2-8 years as a Manager who has lead highly output driven engineering teams delivering value. The ability to convince, negotiate and work with equally competent and smart stakeholders. Experience building complex technical solutions service-oriented architectures, highly scalable architecture, distributed cloud-based systems, highly concurrent and multi-tenant system. Excellent leadership skills to mentor the engineers under you. Deep understanding of technologies and architecture in a highly scalable and available set-up. Deep understanding & expertise with highly transactional, large relational and complex systems. Strong object oriented design skills, and an uncanny ability to design intuitive module and class-level interfaces. Superior project management skills to manage multi-engineer projects and experience of delivering high quality projects on time. Above 5 years of experience with technology depth as well as good people skills. A BE/B.Tech in Computer Science or some equivalent academic stance. Nice To Haves Have spent 2+ years at a start-up or worked in a small and reasonably independent team/dev center. Able to establish credibility with smart engineers quickly, and provide longer term vision and motivation. Great people skills to closely work with other teams. Product Management, Business Development, and Operations, all need your expertise to ensure superior solutions match our scale of operations. Very high technical competence, strong technical background with track record of individual technical accomplishments – Ability to play the role of the architect for the team
Experience in designing test automation and innovation strategies for large scale or complex programmes. Demonstrated experience with large-scale test automation delivery, complex, cross discipline technology projects, including scope definition, schedule development and stakeholder engagement activities Extensive demonstrable experience of multi-tier test automation and test industrialisation methodologies, tools and frameworks, for both agile & waterfall test delivery, such as: Acceptance test driven development / Behaviour driven development Scripted test automation (e.g. Selenium/Appium, Cucumber, Serenity) API test automation (e.g. ReadyAPI, Postman, RestAssured) Knowledge of software version control concepts, such as branching, merging, change and release management. Experienced in accelerating testing methodologies by complementing stubs and drivers for Integration and API Testing. Strong interpersonal/communication skills, and ability to influence, steer, and motivate people at all levels across a broad variety of job functions Ability to work with remote teams and across time zones to develop strategies and foster a cohesive and creative work environment; consisting of permanent and supplier test resources. Advocate for QA best practices across project delivery, establishing and embedding a programme level testing strategy applicable to all changes and releases Own release activities such as defect triaging from multiple teams and ensuring test packs (regression, smoke) are updated to include new functionality. Co-ordinate the use and maintenance of test environments for systems across the project, ensuring best practices for data quality, data consistency and supporting programme needs.
• Minimum 10 years of project management experience within a project based IT environment, with a good experience to industry standard Project Management and Development Life Cycles, Agile methodologies (SAFE, Scrum, Lean, etc. – previous experience as a Scrum Master is highly desired), Change implementation planning and management, Systems Development Management, PM tools (will be good if knowledgeable on Planview, MS Project, etc.), Application Support & Business Analysis, People Management. • Key Skills: Excellent stakeholder management up to VP level; Business communication; Strong influencer; Strong vendor management skills; Strong Planning • Experience on delivering in large companies; matrix organization (with multiple disciplines e.g. Architects, technical designers, application development, test teams); a multi-cultural environment; On-shore/ Off-shore leadership of teams • Experience on vendor/partner management of large complex vendors (e.g. SAP, Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle) • Experience on delivering complex integration projects involving multiple (internal and external) suppliers and technologies • Beneficial would be previous experience with cloud based solutions • Domain: Airline, IT Infrastructure, Customer Experience
Why Headout?Headout is evolving the way people discover the world by connecting them with exceptional experiences at the push of a button. We are building a magical platform that gets everyone to head out and have fun in a matter of seconds; no matter where you are and what you want to do. We are combining a delightful product experience, data-driven decisions, sophisticated supply side logistics network and world-class operations to solve a huge basic human problem: how do we have a good time?We’ve grown 15x in the last 9 months and are backed by some of the finest investors in Silicon Valley who are behind companies like Alibaba, Lyft, Snapchat, Snapdeal, Angellist, Instacart, Product Hunt, Postmates and others. Your Role:As a key member of the Business Development team, the Senior Business Development Lead will structure, negotiate and execute on large-scale partnerships designed to expand and grow the reach of the Headout brand. we are seeking an all-around BD athlete who can also take on a broad range of responsibilities. These include anything from negotiating major supply partnerships to generating local consumer insights to creating a local partner-driven customer acquisition strategy and everything in-between! This is a very entrepreneurial role. This role directly reports to the CEO.The ideal candidate will have experience working with or in the entertainment/leisure/travel industry and possess exceptional communication, EQ, analytical and problem-solving skilss and be comfortable interacting with all levels, including Executive Management, Engineering, Product, Finance, and Marketing leaders and colleagues. Above all, we are looking for someone who has a proven ability to hustle, get thigns done, close, hit goals and think outside the box. What will you do?- Partner strategy, partner cultivation and prioritization, presenting to high level execs and officials, business model planning, negotiation and creation and driving deals to closure.- Develop a BD plan and strategy and lead cross-functional execution against defined business milestones and metrics- Proactively map and assess key players within targeted segments of the experiences ecosystem, and execute a strategy to continually engage with leaders in these segments- Stay on top of competitive trends and developments within the industry, across key segments of our industry- Advocate for critical product feature development to help accelerate partner growth and utilization- Extend into account management and implementation as needed, for very large strategic partnerships- Manage cross-functional resource involvement and ensure continued engagement with the team and alignment with goals, specifically Product, Operations, and Engineering leads- Be point of escalation, internally or externally to support partners with support management and any related issues- Evangelize and champion your mission, purpose, and needs internally- Track, analyze, and communicate key metrics to internal and external stakeholderWhat are we looking for?- 6+ years business development experience in online marketplace, e-commerce or travel-related businesses- Owned revenue and/or BD goals in prior roles, and have a track record of meeting or exceeding these goals- Excellent judgement, positive attitude, hustle, demonstrated history of success- Strong interpersonal skills which allow you to build trust and negotiate hard with partners, and adeptly manage the cross-functional coordination (local operations, public affairs, finance, legal) required to implement deals- Strong negotiation and deal structuring skills- Adept at building and delivering presentations- Prior experience with and comfort operating in a very entrepreneurial environment where you had little direction, high ambiguity, and had to define goals and generate results- Strong intellectual curiosity, and an ability to synthesize large amounts of information and to quickly become externally credible n a new, complex subject area- Strong project management and organizational skills and detail orientation- The ability to travel 25% of the time