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AI Project Manager - Chennai or Pune (India)

  • Pune, Mahārāshtra, India
  • Chennai, Tamil Nādu, India
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Job description

Work Location: On-site in Chennai or Pune, India

Work Schedule: Mon - Fri, full-time

Engagement Model: Employment

Position Duration: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

DataForce by TransPerfect is seeking an AI Project Manager to join our team in Chennai or in Pune, India. 

Role Summary

The AI Project Manager is a results-driven and innovative project leader within DataForce. Specifically, the AI Project Manager is responsible for the successful execution of the life-cycle of a range of AI-Data projects, through the utilization of expertise and technical skills to manage project budgets, timelines and quality requirements.

The AI Project Manager has accountability for fostering professional client relationships, managing and coordinating external vendors, and leading and collaborating with cross-functional project teams and partners.

Role Responsibilities

AI Project Managers are ultimately responsible for the quality of work, profitability and performance of their projects. Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing all aspects of the management of projects from hand-off through project completion to ensure project success against defined KPIs
  • Developing and maintaining project plans, workflows, guidelines and resource materials
  • Providing effective analysis and reporting of project performance
  • Tracking, monitoring and controlling project financial, timeline and quality performance
  • Providing effective risk management through identification, escalation, mitigation, and effective resolution of issues
  • Executing projects autonomously, while successfully coordinating with cross-functional project teams as required to procure required resources and support
  • Serving as a primary point of contact for clients and both internal and external stakeholders
  • Leading and contributing to continuous performance improvements for both projects and across the department’s internal tools and processes
  • Contributing to the development of the knowledge and capability of the department, team and colleagues

Job requirements

Role Requirements – Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent English language proficiency
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Established expertise in project management methodologies
  • Outstanding teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Established competency in the use of business applications and collaboration tools including but not limited to Microsoft suite of applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams) and Google Workspace suite of products

Role Requirements – Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent
  • 3+ years' relevant project management experience or in other roles with similar responsibilities
  • Experience in end-to-end management of projects
  • Experience managing AI data-related projects such as e.g. Transcription, Data Collection
  • Ability to apply technology in solving business technical problems
  • Experience in applying PMI/PMP management principles, methods, and standards

Preferred Role Requirements

  • Fluency in a language other than English is a plus
  • PMP or equivalent certification
  • Experience in managing projects with crowdsourcing and remote resourcing solutions
  • Experience working in a multinational/multicultural virtual working environment
  • Proficiency in working with helpdesk software
  • Experience in working in a cross-functional/matrix organization
  • Background in AI industry

Who we are
DataForce is a worldwide data collection and labeling platform that combines technology with a diverse network of more than one million data contributors, scientists, and engineers. DataForce offers companies in technology, automotive, life sciences, and other industries secure and reliable AI services for exceptional structured data and customer experiences.

DataForce is part of the TransPerfect family of companies, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business with offices in more than 100 cities worldwide.

For more information about us, please visit our website: https://www.transperfect.com/dataforce