Leapfrog is on a mission to be a role model technology company. Since 2010, we have relentlessly worked on crafting better digital products with our team of superior engineers. We’re a full-stack company specializing in SaaS products and have served over 100 clients with our mastery of emerging technologies.
We’re thinkers and doers, creatives and coders, makers and builders— but most importantly, we are trusted partners with world-class engineers. Hundreds of companies in Boston, Seattle, Silicon Valley, and San Francisco choose us to gain speed, agility, quality, and stability, giving them an edge over their competitors.
About the role
As a Project Manager, you will closely work with our engineers to develop a plan and execute project deliverables. You will understand the business acumen and be able to break down complex problems into steps that drive product development. You will develop a better outlook for eliciting product requirements throughout the execution cycle, focusing specifically on analyzing, scheduling, assessing risks. Most importantly, you’ll keep all stakeholders informed and happy. You will be part of a learning culture where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued.
Lead and manage medium complexity projects through the entire software development life cycle independently.
Develop and/or review estimates and assumptions for the project’s schedule, effort, and cost using established guidelines and best practices.
Determine the project process, staffing requirements, team roles and responsibilities, and schedule. Customize the project process depending on circumstances.
Responsible for requirement building, change management, backlog prioritization, sprint planning, release, daily standups, reviews, and overall execution.
Anticipate business demands and take initiatives to develop software that aligns with the business requirements.
Participate in the development and review of project artifacts including technical requirements, user experience design, architecture, testing, and implementation documentation.
Ensure proper monitoring and periodic project health check (code quality, project quality, security, team member dependencies, etc.) of assigned projects.
Responsible for maintaining quality assurance and control in accordance with project requirements.
Responsible for establishing clear ownership of project tasks, ensuring every team member has the required tool & support needed and providing timely feedback.
Set clear expectations, provide needed autonomy to team members, timely track and monitor the progress and give recognition for results.
Encourage, motivate and coordinate all team members for synergetic results. Ensure good culture with the team.
Help in staffing across the project and invest time and effort to develop talent.
Provide timely, accurate, and unbiased feedback to team members and senior management on both improvement areas and remarkable achievements/contributions.
Provide guidance and mentorship to small-scale projects with no PM or Associate PM.
Responsible for soft skills development of team members.
Report to Senior Management on project status
IT, Engineering or MBA Graduate with at least 2 years of experience in Project Management tools and procedures.(minimum 1-year experience on PM if previous background in software development)
Demonstrable experience in handling medium complexity projects
Demonstrable verbal and written communication skills - both English and Nepali. Fluent with client communication.
Demonstrable knowledge and experience of Agile development methodologies.
Technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies is preferred.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Able to analyze the available data and make decisions that affect the project on a regular basis.
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
PMP/Scrum certification is a plus
Project skills - ability to understand product vision and empathize with the client business; ability to plan project staffing and schedules; ability to plan and implement change management; ability to negotiate tactfully with the client and team;
People skills - ability to supervise, delegate & empower team members; ability to persuade, motivate, inspire and mentor team members; ability to provide direct and candid feedback to team members on their performance; demonstrable experience of people development; ability to identify and recruit people suitable for the organization.
🌞 Life at Leapfrog:
Work with talented engineers and remarkable professionals in Nepal, the US and Europe, building state-of-the-art digital health products.
Have an amazing career growth plan with support from experienced mentors and unlimited learning opportunities.
Be a part of an experienced team—apply the best industry practices, get mentored by experienced professionals and be ready to mentor the new ones.
Get exposure to clients who are leading entrepreneurs and startups from Silicon Valley.
Your work will be at the cutting edge of healthcare innovation and make a difference in the lives of thousands of people worldwide.
You will get the flexibility to work remotely or in the office— we value accountable freedom.
Get growth opportunities, not just in your work. We organize various internal initiatives where you can be a part of a bigger learning community with webinars, Knowledge Sharing Sessions (KSS), and internal conferences.
Be a part of a safe workplace where it’s okay to fail fast— get constructive feedback and grow as you move ahead.
Get recognised for your work and all the changes you will make. We always look for, NO, create opportunities to celebrate efforts, play games, and have fun together!
You will have a lot of fun at Leapfrog— there’ll never be a dull day.
🎁 Benefits and perks:
We believe our people are our greatest strength. And with perks and benefits, we intend to offer everything our people need to do their best while maintaining a healthy balance between work and personal life.
Daily Work Support
🏠 Hybrid work: Flexibility to work from office or home
💻 Support for resources: Get internet and laptop allowance monthly, and request resources for convenient WFH
📆 5-day workweek: Take the weekend off and come back refreshed on Monday
🍔 Food: Eat healthy food while you’re here.
📚 'Growth mindset' fund: Investment in your post-grad degree, learning opportunities, and career growth
👶 Child scholarship: Scholarships for your child in selected schools
📈 Bi-annual bonus: Get timely festival and company bonus
💸 Advance salary: Request salary in advance
✈️ Paid time-offs: Annual, sick, compensation, and bereavement leaves
🍼 Maternity leave: 3 months of paid leave, 1 month of unpaid leave, and 90 days of reduced workload
🐣 Paternity leave: 11 days of paid paternity leave and reduced workload after
💊 Menstruation leave: 6 days of paid menstruation leave annually
We take care of you
🌿 Your well-being: Company-funded counseling services from certified therapists as well as covid care services.
💰 Retirement fund: Social security fund with health and accidental insurance.
Celebrating your efforts
🎉 Engagement and Events: Team lunch/dinner, company outing, and festival celebrations with your favorite co-workers!
😎 Exposure: Visit and work in the States and build better client rapport.
💖 Recognition: In-house awards, appreciation platforms, and 5th-anniversary gifts!