Project Manager

Organization
Vera Solutions
Location
Mumbai
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
03/14/2021
How to Apply
Complete the online application form
Where to Apply
https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/2021_bom_projectmanager
Tags
Full-time

Join their innovative, global team using technology to transform the way the social sector engages with data. They run on passion, blending diverse skill sets and experiences with a collective mission to help organizations tackle challenges and achieve greater impact. They encourage all staff to push their own boundaries and drive the company in exciting new directions. As a social enterprise, they reinvest a majority of their profits in their growth and continued pursuit of their mission and vision.

Position Overview
The Project Manager will lead Vera’s project consulting teams to design and configure operations/program monitoring, management, and evaluation systems for social impact organizations. Consultants manage client relationships and project delivery according to quality standards. They are involved throughout the entirety of a project’s lifecycle — gathering requirements, solution design, building and testing cloud-based data systems, providing training to system users, and supporting system implementation and rollout. Additionally, Project Managers will support in lead generation and the sales process, and eventually lead sales. Project Managers are leaders in the hub and will be expected to take on leadership responsibilities, including supporting internal learning and team management.

You’ll join as part of the 2021-22 Fellowship cohort, providing you with a support network to ensure accelerated growth. As a Fellow, you will benefit from ongoing learning opportunities, leadership development, and mentorship from leaders within Vera. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to research new technologies, support directors in the sales process, and build relationships with their clients.

Primary Responsibilities
Manage projects and oversee project teams
Consult directly with clients; develop relationships and regularly communicate with active and prospective clients
Within the consulting team: develop and implement clear project plans, budgets, timelines, and development strategies for client engagements, oversee Vera’s project teams to ensure high quality delivery on-time and on-budget
Lead discovery and design workshops, including facilitation of external stakeholders, solution presentations, and prototype demonstrations
Contribute to business development including responding to RFPs, facilitating sales conversations, and scoping new projects
Contribute to Vera’s learning environment; manage, train, and coach junior staff
Remain informed on new technologies, methodologies, and tools relevant to non-profits and NGOs

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

Bachelor’s degree — what you studied isn’t critical; what you’re passionate about is
4+ years professional experience
Project management or consulting experience and aptitude
Demonstrated ability to develop and execute on project work plans, including effective management of budget and timelines
Strong organizational skills, including attention to detail and time management
Analytical and problem solving skills — do problems slow you down or drive you to seek solutions?
Strong aptitude for using technology and data
Demonstrated interest in social sector work
Demonstrated leadership experience
Excellent written and verbal communication and relational skills
Experience or interest working in a small, dynamic team

Desirable

Experience in a client-facing role
Understanding of SLDC methodologies (Agile, Waterfall)
Management experience
Experience working with the Force.com platform

Onboarding & Training
The 2021-22 Fellowship will kick off in mid-May with a comprehensive virtual onboarding and training program. Through a mix of dynamic sessions, technical trainings, and team-building activities, you will gain a holistic understanding of Vera’s work, meet with teammates around the globe, and work in groups to apply your learnings through an intensive case study exercise.

Additional Information

Please complete the online application form: https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/2021_bom_projectmanager