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Project Manager II

Axelerant’s Project Manager II are responsible for the successful delivery of software services, typically of end-to-end projects and continuous product development.

Project Manager II are confident communicators internally and with clients. They are still learning more in-depth on the domain side while gaining confidence in sharing their knowledge to help others. Upon reaching Project Manager II, their project work is fully billable.

A Project Manager II at Axelerant could progress to a Senior Project Manager role within three years.

Responsibilities

Be polite yet assertive while owning agile project management.

  • Responsible for engagement kickoff activities, initial discovery, and the living-documentation thereof
  • Responsible for backlog grooming and defining of user stories
  • Responsible for release planning and overcoming constraints
  • Responsible for coordinating stakeholder interactions towards timely, accepted releases
  • Responsible for project health concerning key process adherence steps (KPI). E.g., Budget, schedule, stakeholder expectations, quality, etc.

Cultivate positive account interactions

  • Responsible for risk identification and their mitigation of account requests
  • Responsible for timely closure of quality concerns
  • Support invoicing of account engagement activities
  • Responsible for Customer Net Promoter Score (KPI)

Cultivate positive product, project, and support engagement team interactions

  • Accountable and Responsible for Team's Engagement Score (KPI)
  • Responsible for healthy engagement-related team member conversations
  • Supports the company in outlining case study opportunities
  • Supports delivery improvement program

Regularly participate in personalized career development activities

  • Responsible for monthly 1-1 conversation, feedback, and recognition sessions for self and peers
  • Supports weekly success management team review and topical meetings
  • Responsible for own relevant certifications and Axelerant Certified Peer Mentorship Training

Requirements

  • 3+ years of relevant career experience
  • 2+ years of experience using agile methodologies
  • 1+ years of working in a consulting or agency environment with enterprise-level clients
  • Certified Scrum Master, Professional Scrum Master, Project Management Institute - Project Management Professional, or Project Management Institute - Agile Certified Practitioners certification

Special Considerations

Though you can work from home for all of Axelerant's role, our salaries are typically paid per India-based compensation plans. Further, you might be required to have a two- to four-hour crossover with the 11 AM to 7 PM India (UTC+05:30) timezone each workday for meetings and coaching.

About Axelerant

We began as an idea in 2012 to build a unique, work from anywhere professional services organization with empowering benefits for our team members. Today, we have achieved that and are continuously improving our career, feedback, performance, and recognition management programs. Further, leadership can happen by anyone, at any time from within Axelerant's team.

We're a very collaborative bunch of enthusiastic achievers who are being open about how we're doing it and kind to make people feel welcome in all that we do. So, when you're excited about learning from and helping others – you'll find a great home here.

Discover the Axelerant Difference

Axelerant is an open organization with fantastic team members and a rocking 4.8/5.0 Glassdoor rating. Our growing team of 100+ includes some of the best and brightest from around the world.

Diverse and Inclusive

We believe that a diverse and inclusive team is critical to our success as a global company. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. Kindness and openness are core values at Axelerant, and when you qualify for a role, we will make an effort to include and accommodate you, even when that looks different than it seems for others. E.g., non-standard work hours, specialized work equipment, modified work agreements.

Remote & Flexible

All you need is a reliable Internet connection. Work from anywhere you're comfortable and choose work hours to balance your life.

Unique Culture

Our culture is distinctive. We do everything in our power to create an empowered and fulfilling work environment for team members.

Professional Development

We're always teaching and learning. Peer mentorship, life coaching, certifications, and training help our team members advance professionally.

International Events

We want you to attend events related to the things you care about. Get sponsored by us when you're contributing to those events.

Retreats & Meetups

With annual retreats, quarterly town halls, and monthly celebrations, we never let remote get in the way of work or fun.

Leave Policy

52 weekends and 35 days per year of consolidated leave plus maternity, paternity, and sabbatical allowances.

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