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Project Manager (United States Eastern - Remote)

Remote
  • Atlanta, Georgia, United States
DataForce

Job description

Work Location: Remote - United States (Eastern time zone)

Work Schedule: Mon - Fri, during normal business hours

Engagement Model: Full-time employment (FTE)

Estimated Start Date: ASAP


DataForce by TransPerfect is seeking a Project Manager to join our expanding team in the United States!


Role Summary

The Project Manager is a results-driven and innovative project leader within DataForce. The 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 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

The Project Manager is ultimately responsible for the quality of work, profitability, and performance of their projects

  • Oversee all aspects of the management of projects from hand-off through project completion to ensure project success against defined KPIs
  • Develop and maintain project plans, workflows, guidelines, and resource materials
  • Provide effective analysis and reporting of project performance
  • Track, monitor, and control project financial, timeline and quality performance
  • Organize and deliver a Post Project Review
  • Provide effective risk management through identification, escalation, mitigation, and effective resolution of issues
  • Execute projects autonomously, while successfully coordinating with cross-functional project teams as required to procure required resources and support
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for clients and both internal and external stakeholders
  • Proactively identify opportunities, provide recommendations, and drive improvements to maximize operational efficiency and implement scalable solutions
  • Contribute to the development of the knowledge and capability of the department, team, colleagues in industry, and technology advancements
  • Complete all other tasks that are deemed appropriate for this role and assigned by the manager/supervisor

Job requirements

Role Requirements – Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of AI industry
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent critical -thinking and analytical skills
  • Effective use of platforms/systems to plan, organize, and prioritize to ensure the successful completion of projects
  • Established expertise in project management skills and methodologies
  • Outstanding teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated exceptional analytical, critical-thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Established competency in the use of business applications and collaboration tools, including but not limited to the 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 experience in other roles with similar responsibilities
  • Experience supporting Machine Learning data annotation services, data collection, transcription, and staffing in an AI setting
  • Experience in end-to-end management of projects (total project lifecycle)
  • Experience with project financials including proposals, RFPs, RFQs, MSAs, budgets, GM, quotes and SOWs
  • Ability to apply technology in solving business technical problems
  • Established expertise in applying PMI/PMP management principles, methods, and standards
  • Business English language proficiency


Preferred Role Requirements

  • Experience working with support ticketing systems
  • Experience working with crowd workers/community
  • Experience working in a multinational/multicultural virtual working environment
  • Experience in working in a cross-functional/matrix organization
  • Awareness of different Image Annotation platforms such as DataLoop or Supervisely
  • Awareness of Image Annotation: Lidar image annotation, annotations for Autonomous Driving and other 2D image annotation



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


TransPerfect provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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