Agile Project Manager

Start date: Immediately till 30th March 2020

LIFE AT SATALIA
As an organisation, we push the boundaries of data science, optimisation and artificial intelligence to solve the hardest problems in industry. Satalia is a community of individuals devoted to working on diverse and interesting projects that will challenge, and allow you to develop new skills, lead and contribute to the overall community.

Our ambition is to become a decentralised organisation of the future. Today this involves developing tools and processes to liberate and automate manual repetitive tasks, with a focus on freedom, transparency and trust.

As an organisation, we push the boundaries of data science, optimisation and artificial intelligence to solve the hardest problems in industry. Satalia is a community of individuals devoted to working on diverse and interesting projects that will challenge, and allow you to develop new skills, lead and contribute to the overall community.

Our ambition is to become a decentralised organisation of the future. Today this involves developing tools and processes to liberate and automate manual repetitive tasks, with a focus on freedom, transparency and trust.

Satalia provides all employees with a flexible culture that enables you to balance work and life.  We offer; unlimited holiday, remote working, flexible working hours, and a competitive salary and bonus scheme for all employees.  It is preferred that 2-3 days per week can be spent in our London office. 

At the core of our thinking is an approach to wellbeing and inclusivity. We unpack human behaviour and unpick prejudice to ensure a safe and inviting environment. At Satalia we are committed to improving diversity, and will happily provide additional training for applicants who do not meet some criteria, but who can enrich our culture.


THE ROLE
As a project manager, you will be working within Satalia Workforce which consists of leading researchers and developers in the field of A.I. Working in a client services and product business, you will be managing projects ensuring we are aligned, organised and resourced. You will value and understand the importance of building partnerships of trust and focus on unblocking any obstacles that might prevent the team from being effective. You are not managing but coaching the team towards success.

The Satalia Workforce product operates in the Retail and Professional Services sectors. We’re an agile team of 20+ people that specialises in software engineering, data science and optimisation, distributed between the United Kingdom, Lithuania, Austria and China.

We use deep learning to predict demand and algorithms allocate the optimal number of employees to that demand whilst considering 30+ business rules (including: skills, employee preferences, company policy, regulation, profitability, travel and diversity). 

You will be working on a major global professional services client. We’ve successfully rolled out Satalia Workforce in the UK, the next phase you’ll contribute to is implementing it in new international territories within our client, focusing on adapting the product to each case and ensuring we scale rapidly and robustly.


YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Getting into and on top of the nitty-gritty details of scope, data, client systems and requirements.
  • Establishing and estimating realistic deadlines that are continually communicated to the team and the client.
  • Helping to define the budget of a project and monitoring the continual spend across a project lifecycle and working in an agile manner to reduce project overspend.
  • Clearing the path of obstacles that will impede the progress of the product team by managing, assessing and planning for future risks.
  • Continually build and develop relationships with the product teams to ensure you are reducing project stress and they know what is required of them for success.
  • Ensure project organisation standards are upheld to support information flow, team cohesion and collaboration.
  • Working collaboratively with the product owner to establish the scope and duration of a team, while understanding the resourcing needs and capabilities of the team.
  • Manage and minimise key risks by following and advocating process, protocol and structure.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS
  • A passion for AI, Technology and people.
  • A proven background in Agile project delivery, with a preference for experience managing multiple and/or complex enterprise software projects. 
  • Numerical and comfortable using data for forecasting, invoicing, reporting etc…

DESIREABLE SKILLS 
  • Project management certified with a preference for Agile Project Manager.
  • Experience in the Agile Scrum methodology. 
  • Experience working with international clients (US / Canada) 

We aim to respond to all applications within 2 weeks. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks this means your application has been unsuccessful.

Good luck and we look forward to connecting with you very shortly.

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