Mayven Studios: Project Manager

Headquarters: San Francisco


Mayven Studios is looking for an experienced agile project manager in a fully remote role. We’re a top design and engineering studio owned by Saltwater, Ryan Graves of Uber’s holding company.  Mayven works with some of the best teams in technology like Google, Facebook, Mixpanel, alongside fast growing startups and Venture Capital firms like Andreessen Horowitz and Lightspeed Venture Partners. 

If you're passionate about driving innovation, fostering collaboration, and delivering impactful solutions, and are a proactive communicator with good attention to detail, this could be for you.

As an Agile Project Manager, you will play the main role in overseeing and driving the success of key projects for our clients. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, leveraging agile methodologies to ensure the efficient delivery of high-quality solutions that meet our client objectives. 

About the Role

As a key player in our company, you will solidify how we operate and deliver projects using Agile methodologies for our clients. You will be responsible for effectively planning, executing and delivering multiple transformation initiatives concurrently across different clients and different development teams. You will also be in communication with our clients on a daily basis to execute their needs with the help of a highly motivated team of developers and QA engineers. You will ensure that Scrum principles and practices are effectively applied throughout the transformation process. You will serve as a servant leader, coach, and facilitator for the Scrum teams, enabling them to self-organize and deliver value efficiently to our clients.

This role is for someone with some a good amount of experience delivering software and digital projects from architecture to design to build to testing and go-live.

Main Activities and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage end-to-end Agile projects, from inception to delivery, ensuring they align with the clients strategic goals and achieve the defined value.
  • Ensure client satisfaction and manage escalations, acting as a single point of contact to the client.
  • Develop comprehensive project plans, defining objectives, scope, and deliverables in sync with clients needs. 
  • Engage with clients to decipher project requirements and ensure clear, ongoing communication.
  • Use Agile project management tools and methodologies to track progress and mitigate risks.
  • Ensure projects are completed on time, within scope, and on budget.
  • Proactively identify, assess, and manage risks and issues that may impact the progress or success of the transformation initiative. 
  • Lead a highly motivated team of developers and QA engineers to deliver successful projects for our clients. 
  • Regularly communicate progress, updates, and status reports to maintain transparency and alignment with our clients. 
  • Engage with clients to build alignment, communication, and support for transformation initiatives.

Key Skills and Attributes Required: 

  • 3-5 years experience working in a professional environment which includes remote work
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with experience dealing with clients/stakeholders, invoicing and project inception. 
  • Strong leadership skills to guide and motivate development and QA teams.
  • Project management skills to manage end-to-end Agile projects. Proficiency in developing project plans, defining scope, objectives, and deliverables.
  • Proficiency in utilizing Agile project management tools and metrics to track project progress and identify areas for improvement.
  • Effective communication and collaboration with stakeholders to gather project requirements and maintain clear communication throughout the project lifecycle
  • Experience working in digitally-led transformations would be favorable

How to Apply 

We will be accepting applications until December 24 2023. All interested applicants should provide a 30 seconds introductory video with a link to YouTube, Vimeo or any service that will allow us to view your video. Cover letter is not required as you will be submitting a 30 seconds introductory video, however you will need to send a well defined resume or LinkedIn profile. Please include any relevant examples of recent work you have done or any interesting projects you have facilitated in delivery or been part of a successful project launch.

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